Facilities & access


  • Visit the café (National Trust-approved concession) at Kynance Cove (open March to October)
  • Another café (National Trust-approved concession) is located at Lizard Point (open March to October)
  • There are National Trust car parks at Kynance and Lizard Point (charge payable from Easter to November)
  • Free parking in Lizard town, from where a footpath leads to Lizard Point. No caravans or trailers
  • Toilets at Kynance Cove and Lizard Point Car Park
  • Picnic area at South Helford, Cadgwith and Poltesco
  • Poldhu Cove, post code: TR12 7JB, OS grid ref: SW 666 200. Car park at beach (council operated pay and display)
  • Poldhu Cove toilets onsite (seasonal, non NT)
  • Poldhu Cove beach café, all year (non NT)
  • Lifeguards operate during bathing season at Poldhu Cove
  • Information point at Marconi Centre, Poldhu Cove
  • Cadgwith and Poltesco, Post code: TR12 7LR OS grid ref: SW725 157, free car park
  • Information point at Cadgwith and Poltesco (limited opening)
  • Mullion: Post Code: TR12 7EP. OS grid ref: SW 666 179. Car park not NT
  • Predannack: TR12 6EZ OS grid ref: SW 669 162 Free NT car park
  • Toilets at Mullion Village, café at harbour (not NT)
  • Information at Mullion Harbour, activities onsite, weather dependant
  • South Helford: OS grid ref: SW 756 262, car park (council operated pay and display)
  • Café in South Helford, car park (non NT) main season only
  • Access to Frenchman's Creek and walks at South Helford

Family & children

  • Baby changing unit available at Lizard Point toilets in National Trust car park
  • Holiday cottage at Cadgwith and Poltesco
  • National Trust campsite at Predannack (Teneriffe)


  • Mobility toilets located at Lizard Point, Kynance Cove (partly adapted) and Kynance Cove car park (RADAR lock, closed in winter)
  • Partly accessible grounds with some sheer cliffs
  • There are surfaced paths to viewpoints overlooking Kynance and Lizard Point, approximately 180 yards
  • Seasonal dog bans on some beaches, including Kynance Cove
  • Dogs welcome at South Helford
  • Poldhu Cove, dogs welcome, beach ban in operation during main season
  • Dogs welcome at Cadgwith and Poltesco
  • Ferry to Helford Passage at South Helford, boat hire available