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
Get outdoors and have fun at this exciting activity centre. As a charity, they help hundreds of disadvantaged children in Cornwall too.
If you are looking to combine water sports with climbing then Coasteering is for you. Kernow Coasteering offer coasteering adventures on the rocky coastline close to YHA Land’s End.
From monks to a Cornish giant, the history and mythology that layer up on this rocky tidal island near Penzance is richly diverse.
Penzance has the best transport links in West Cornwall, giving great flexibility in choosing your route.
Marazion and Gwithian have regular events for both Kite and Wind Surfing.
Visit the hands-on discovery centre and explore one of the finest mighty fortresses built by Henry VIII to defend the country.
Dive in the sea and explore one of the wrecks on the Manacle rocks - the stair case from the Mohegan is in the hostel!
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.
Love boats, the sea and Cornwall? You'll find all things nautical at this amazing museum - packed with interesting exhibits for all the family. Don't miss the stunning views from the looko
Made famous in the recent Poldark BBC series, this beautiful sandy beach has a little church at one end, jutting out of the cliffs. See the National Trust website for why the area is of archae
This picture postcard beach has spectacular rock formations, white sands and clear blue waters.
Enjoy surfing without the crowds - a surfers’ paradise without waiting to catch that perfect wave.
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.
Admittedly Cornwall is more famous for its leisurely pace of life and calorific cream teas than its enthusiasm for running!
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 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.