Walking and Rambling on Lizard Point

Walking and Rambling on The Lizard

Overview

YHA Lizard's central position makes it an ideal base to walk the South West coastal path between the picturesque fishing village of Cadgwith and the spectacular scenery of Kynance Cove. There's a selection of pubs and cafes for convenient breaks along the way.

What makes it special

  • Beautiful scenery
  • Amazing views

Hostels nearby

Walking and Rambling on The Lizard

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Map references

OS Map: 203 & 204, and Explorer 103

OS Grid Ref: SW703115

Lat/Lng: 49.960169, -5.203712

Contact information

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abseiling

BF Adventure

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Porth Kerris Dive School

Porth Kerris Dive School

Dive in the sea and explore one of the wrecks on the Manacle rocks - the stair case from the Mohegan is in the hostel!

Roskilly's Ice Cream Farm

Roskilly's Ice Cream Farm

Take a look at a real working Cornish ice cream farm! Meet the herd of cows, go for a stroll around the meadows, and of course get a sample of their delicious ice cream.

National Maritime Museum Cornwall (Falmouth)

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Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach

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Kynance Cove

Kynance Cove

This picture postcard beach has spectacular rock formations, white sands and clear blue waters.

Cycling in Penzance

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Explore the quieter back roads of Penwith, with their wealth of ancient sites and superb views or take an easy ride along Cycle Route 3 to St Michael's Mount.

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Walking and Rambling in Coverack

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