Walking and Rambling on The Lizard
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
Other things to do nearby
Visit the distinctive twin towers of the Lizard Lighthouse mark the most southerly point of mainland Britain, tours available. Lizard Point is Britain's most southerly point, with dramatic cliff wa
This picture postcard beach has spectacular rock formations, white sands and clear blue waters.
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.
Made famous in the BBC series Poldark, this beautiful sandy beach has a little church at one end, jutting out of the cliffs.
Try a half-day taster session at one of the few places in England where you can learn to windsurf on the sea. Coverack has an east facing bay, so protected and ideal for first timers to learn.
This is one of only a few sites in England where you can learn how to windsurf on the open sea.
This part of the South West coastal path is one of the quietest and most beautiful. Get away from it all at any time of year and indulge in the scenic views and sea air.
15 miles This unspoilt estuary stretches from Falmouth Bay to the port of Gweek. Stroll along the little beaches dotted along its rocky shore. Visit the website
Enjoy surfing without the crowds - a surfers’ paradise without waiting to catch that perfect wave.
11 miles This exciting family theme park features thrill rides, historical indoor exhibitions to take you back in time, and loads of fun entertainment for kids! Visit the website
Dive in the sea and explore one of the wrecks on the Manacle rocks - the stair case from the Mohegan is in the hostel!
This world heritage site offers a fascinating look into the underground world of mining. The beautiful rural setting belies its industrial past. Visit the Heritage Centre website
Get outdoors and have fun at this exciting activity centre. As a charity, they help hundreds of disadvantaged children in Cornwall too.
Visit the hands-on discovery centre and explore one of the finest mighty fortresses built by Henry VIII to defend the country.
Love boats, the sea and Cornwall? You'll find all things nautical at this amazing museum – don't miss the stunning views from the lookout tower across Falmouth Harbour.
From monks to a Cornish giant, the history and mythology that layer up on this rocky tidal island near Penzance is richly diverse.