The distinctive rounded landmark of Rame Head with its medieval chapel on top makes for a prominent landmark. The sheltered valley behind the Rame headland forms an intimate and enclosed setting for Cawsand and Kingsand. It is a quiet landscape typified by sparse settlements of farms and hamlets linked by mostly small winding rural roads.
Rame Head comprises a dramatic conical headland, surmounted by a medieval chapel. The steeply sloping cliff is vegetated with gorse and bracken. The almost treeless ridge stretching inland is covered with a network of irregular medieval-derived fields, open and exposed to the coastal winds. There is a mix of land uses which gives the landscape a rich and interesting visual character.
Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Unit
Block E1, Carrick House