Lizard Point and Kynance Cove - National Trust

Lizard Point and Kynance Cove - National Trust
The Lizard
near Helston
TR12 7NT




01326 561407

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View of Kynace Cove, part of the Lizard Point peninsula in Cornwall, England

Dramatic and historic stretch of Cornish coast

The Lizard peninsula, the most southerly part of the British mainland, is a place apart.

A combination of the mild maritime climate and complex and unique geology has produced an area with a distinctive character, well known for its rare and unusual flora and where the famous call of the Cornish chough is never far away.

The Lizard peninsula is also renowned as the birthplace of modern communication, where Marconi undertook some of his pioneering radio experiments. These experiments are celebrated at the Marconi Centre at Poldhu and the Lizard Wireless Station.

National Trust places on the Lizard range from the dramatic coastal scenery around Lizard Point to the beautiful ancient woodland around the Helford River.

Two miles to the north of Lizard Village lies the secluded Kynance Cove, considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and a few miles further along this stretch of coast the beautiful picture-postcard harbour at Mullion Cove protects a small fishing fleet from the ferocious Atlantic storms.

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Garden, parklands or rural site

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photograph of man cleaning beach

Make a Difference Day

  • 25 October 2014 10am-3pm

Lets go MADD for wildlife by helping the rangers cut and burn scrub on the cliffs. Spuds and sausages provided.

Bring warm clothes that you don't mind getting wet and boots.

Meet at Predannack Wollas car park.

Suitable for

  • Any age