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Lizard, Cornwall, Visitor & Tourism Guide
Select Towns & Villages: Mullion
British mainland's most southerly village
If Lizard Point
is the most southerly point on the British mainland*, then Lizard is its most southerly village.
The Lizard Peninsula gets its name from the village. The Peninsula runs, roughly speaking, from the Helford River and Estuary
in the north down to Lizard Point
in the south and from Porthleven
in the west to the Porthallow
in the east.
Top South Cornwall attractions
is nationally famous, its Lighthouse and Heritage Centre
fascinating. Walk sections of the The Lizard National Nature Reserve
or yomp the South West Coast Path
. To the north, try the National Seal Sanctuary
and explore Helford River and Estuary
For beaches, we'd recommend visiting Kynance Cove
and Kennack Sands West
, Poldhu Cove
and Polurrian Cove
If you're spending a good length of time in South Cornwall then head for St Michael's Mount
and St Ives Bay
, Porthleven Harbour and Port
and Sennen Cove Beach
*Not to be confused with Land's End
which is England's
most westerly point and Britain's most south-westerly point.
Top 10 Recommendations
Selected from the best Beaches in Lizard we've listed our top 10.
Approximately 4.4 miles away.
Total Rooms: 39; Rates: £52 - £142 Per Night
Nestled amid 12 acres of rolling countryside in Helston, this private-owned hotel boasts comfortable accommodation and welcoming communal areas with spectacular views over Polurrian Beach...
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Approximately 6.4 miles away.
Rates: £388 - £789 Per Week
A leafy 'no through' lane leads to this newly restored barn set in its own ¼ acre of patio and lawns. Overlooking farmland with distant sea views and in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty it is a tranquil...
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