A small, dark sanded beach just round from the Lizard Point, the most Southerly Point in England. Overlooking the cove is the old Lizard Point Lifeboat Station which is no longer in operation and has now become a heritage centre. Dangerous tidal currents sweep past this point and swimming is not recommended. The most Southerly Cafe is perched at the top of the cliff above the cove, ideal for a cream tea and a drink.
Helford & Lizard: Twenty-five Secret Beaches
A beach guide book pulling together all of the Lizard Peninsula and Helford River’s best secret beaches and hidden coves.
Here’s to adventure. The spontaneous foray down that overgrown footpath, leaping that ancient granite hedge and traversing that deserted headland no-ones ever heard ... Read More
Head to the remote village of Lizard and continue to take the road towards Lizard Point. Park up in the National Trust carpark next to the old lighthouse and walk down the slipway and onto the beach.
Postcode: TR12 7NJ
Lat / Lon: 49.959499, -5.20733
OS Explorer Map: 103 - The Lizard
Housel Bay: 0.5km
Just below the Housel Bay hotel on the very Southern tip of the UK is an intimate bay full of character that is often overlooked. It's overgrown fligh... read more
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Kynance Cove: 1.5km
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