Lizard Tourism, United Kingdom

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Lizard (sometimes referred to as The Lizard) is a village on the Lizard peninsula in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated about ten miles (16 km) south of Helston, and is mainland Britain's most southerly settlement. Lizard is a tourist centre and its large village green is surrounded by cafes and gift shops. The name derives from the Cornish Lis for 'place' and Ard for 'high'. The village is in the civil parish of Landewednack, the most southerly parish on the British mainland. The parish church is dedicated to St Winwallo and is the most southerly in mainland Britain. It is built of local Serpentinite stone (see Lizard complex for more information on the peninsula's geology) and is situated in the hamlet of Landewednack, now a suburb of Lizard village. Lizard Lighthouse, the oldest mainland light in Cornwall, is situated half-a-mile (800 m) south of the village. It has twin towers and was erected in 1752 although there had been a light here since 1619. The Lizard lifeboat station, operated by the RNLI, is situated at Kilcobben Cove half-a-mile east of the village. The Spanish Armada was first spotted from near Lizard village in 1588.


If you are looking for travel information of Lizard in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. When planning a trip to Lizard, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Plymouth. Add Plymouth to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Plymouth Hoe, National Marine Aquarium, Barbican. A vacation to Lizard can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Lizard*

  • Pollution Statistics in Lizard

    Know the pollution level of Lizard before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Lizard: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Lizard for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Lizard.

    • Burglary and Theft 32.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 22.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 22.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 22.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 27.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 35 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Lizard - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Lizard is 173.81 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 74.38 (High)
    • Climate Index 92.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 51.72 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.25 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 74.56 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.03 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.49 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 94.26 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Lizard

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Lizard

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.55 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 54.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 119.66 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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