Lizard Point – Cornwall

Lizard point

Lizard Point

The Lizard, near Helston
Cornwall
TR12 7NT

The lizard

We visited Lizard Point during out 2017 trip to Cornwall. We were staying at the Silver Sands campsite just 5 miles away. Upon arrival, we parked up at the Lizard Point car park. As we are National Trust members, there was no charge for parking.

The lizard near helston

From the carpark we walked down the hill, on the left we could see the Lizard Lighthouse. Further ahead on the left are the public toilets. We continued ahead on the path until we reached the ‘South West Coastal Path’, then we were looking out over Polbrean Cove.

Lizard lighthouse
Lizard Lighthouse
Lizard coastline
Lizard coastline
Polbrean Cove Lizard
Polbrean Cove Lizard
Polbrean Cove Lizard
Polbrean Cove Lizard
Lizard Point history
Lizard Point history

We turned right along the coastal path, past ‘The Most Southerly House’. Staying left, hugging the coastline, we followed the winding path down to Polpeor Cove and the old lifeboat station. Next to the old lifeboat launch ramp is a small shingle beach. Here is where we discovered that our puppy was scared of the sea, but had her mind blown with excitement at being able to dig and roll in the shingles 😀

Popleor Cove lifeboat station
Popleor Cove lifeboat station

Lizard Point / National Trust.

Lizard Point sign
Lizard Point sign

Lizard Point is just one of hundreds of beautiful locations that is looked after by the National Trust. As a member you get free parking when you visit The Lizard. If you are not yet a member, click here to visit their website and check out the other advantages of joining the National Trust.

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