Talland Bay

Talland, United Kingdom

Talland Bay

Talland Bay (Cornish: Porth Tallan) is west of the town of Looe in Cornwall. On Talland Bay are two sheltered shingle beaches, Talland Sand and Rotterdam Beach, and the bay was once well known as a landing spot for smugglers. It has also been the scene of many shipwrecks including that of a French trawler, the Marguerite, in March 1922. Two private boats performed a dramatic rescue and all 21 people were saved. The remains of the ship's boiler can still be clearly seen on the beach at low tide.

The hamlet of Talland with Talland Parish Church is nearby. Celebrity couple Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan have a home in Talland Bay, There are several nautical measured miles around the British Isles including the mile between Talland Bay and Hannafore.

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