Mullion Harbour and Cove

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Nestled into a rocky cove between Poldhu and Kynance on the Lizard peninsula is Mullion Harbour, a small but very much still working harbour.

Although the trade these days is predominately tourism the cove is still home to a community and a small but active fishing fleet. The harbour is sheltered by the imposing harbour walls and is now cared for by us.

Recently however it’s been at the forefront of the affects of climate change. West of the harbour, about half a mile offshore, is Mullion Island, know locally as Toldhu, now home to a colony of sea birds.

Fun in the sun

On sunny days we can recommend taking the coast path from either north or south. With Mullion as your destination point, stop for an ice cream and a swim in the harbour or try kayaking with one of our friendly local businesses.

Winter retreat

On wintry calm days the harbour is a great stop for a cup of tea or as a place to breathe in the fresh crisp air. When the swell is large however the harbour is a prime place to watch the waves crash in from the wild Atlantic - although walking on the harbour walls at this time should definitely be avoided.