An eerie reminder of the past
During the Second World War much of the area was used for military training due to its similarity to the Normandy beaches. On the plateau of Baggy Point you can still see dummy pillboxes used to represent enemy gun emplacements.
More places to explore
If you are struggling to decide how to spend your time with us then why not have a chat with our staff at the National Trust car park. They have lots of information from tide times to walk ideas, best bird spotting places to what flowers are in bloom. They can even sell you a map or a bottle of water.