Discover things to do in the Lizard Peninsula

Posted by Emily on 14th September 2017

Coastal, cornwall, Dog Friendly, Family, Food and Drink, West Cornwall

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The intriguing landscape and breath-taking scenery of the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall is one of the most spectacular locations in the UK for enjoying total tranquillity and exquisite seclusion.

The Mullion Cove Hotel is perched along the Lizard Peninsula, boasts spectacular views and is surrounded by beautiful National Trust land waiting to be explored. The local fishing villages nearby provide interesting days out and the hotel offers a relaxing and comfortable base to unwind after a fun filled day. The dining is exceptional with fresh breakfasts cooked each morning using local produce and the Atlantic View Restaurant is ideal for evening dining with an array of hand crafted dishes including freshly caught seafood on offer.

There are plenty of reasons to visit the Lizard Peninsula whether you like admiring stunning scenery or love to explore the history and heritage of an area.  This memorising location has it all mixing picture perfect accommodation, interesting activities and lots of tasty local dishes to sample.

Falling within Cornwall’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, The Lizard Peninsula is a designated National Character Area with its dramatic sights, rare geological regions and beautifully unique flora.

The Lizard boasts several secluded coves and beaches, perfect for soaking up a serene atmosphere whilst admiring beautiful turquoise waters and glorious golden sands.  For enthusiastic walkers, the South West Coast Path from The Lizard to Coverack provides an interesting ramble along the coastline with geological wonders of stacked black volcanic rock surrounding the harbour walls at Mullion Cove.

There are plenty of things to do around the area, perfect for the whole family.  Take the kids to Roskilly’s Farm and watch how they make their famous ice-cream and fudge or make new friends with the camels at Rosuick Organic Farm.  For some adventure, take to the seas for a unique diving experience and discover the many shipwrecks off the notorious Manacles rocks.

A visit to the Lizard Peninsula offers a beautiful mix of adventure and tranquillity and a stay at Mullion Cove Hotel provides a great base for your Cornish break. With dog-friendly rooms and even a doggie lounge, you’re welcome to bring your four-legged family member along on your holidays too and they will adore the wonderful walks available in the area just as much as you.

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