The Lizard is the most south-westerly part of the British mainland, with Lizard Point and its famous twin-towered lighthouse its southerly aspect. With its charming little fishing ports and huge granite sea walls which protect them from the strong Atlantic winds, it is the perfect place to sample some freshly-caught crab and lobster. Its beautiful sandy beaches make this the perfect seaside holiday for all the family.
Why visit Lizard?
If the beaches dotted with pretty coves aren’t enough to tempt you, the region is also packed with picturesque villages to discover such as Porthleven, Coverack and St Keverne. An AONB, it has some wonderful walks with spectacular views, including the South West Coast Path.
Things to do in Lizard:
Apart from great walking and fabulous beaches, you can enjoy diving and sea fishing trips, visit the camels at Rosuick Organic Farm, discover wireless technology at the Marconi stations, and indulge in ice-cream at Roskilly’s Farm. Of course, you can’t miss a fun climb up the Lizard Lighthouse.
Why stay in a Lizard cottage?
Our Lizard cottages offer the perfect retreat to come back to after exploring the wonderful West Cornwall coast and countryside. Whether you are thinking of a family holiday by the sea, a romantic weekend escape or a trip away with your dog, our collection of Cornwall cottages will have something for you.
Three must-see things in Lizard:
- Have a brilliant afternoon at the famous lighthouse with its spectacular views across the Atlantic Sea.
- Visit the menagerie of animals at Roskilly’s Farm and take home some ice cream for later!
- Take a walk around the dramatic stacks of black organic rock at Mullion Cove.