Lizard Tourism

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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