Mainland Britain's most southerly point, where the Atlantic meets the English Channel and home to Lizard lighthouse. Lizard Point marks the start and end of many journeys not just for people but also for the abundant visiting wildlife.
Often voted one of the best beaches in the world Kynance, hidden away in a corner on The Lizard, provides white sand, turquoise sea, caves to explore among the giant towering serpentine stacks and an award winning cafe.
Mullion Cove is home the historic Mullion Harbour, once a busy port but now only used by a few local boats. In the summer the cove is bustling with activity as well as local wildlife, in the winter the harbour walls are battered by the force of the Atlantic.
Nestled into the cliff lies a medieval church surrounded by two popular beaches. The area, once the location of one of Cornwall's oldest settlements, is also home to an important reed bed abundant with bird life.
Acres of parkland and woodland meet the coast at Loe Bar all set within an historic landscape with Loe Pool at it's heart. Penrose has over 12km of footpaths and bridleways to explore on foot or by bike and a cafe at the Stables to enjoy the parkland views from with a cup of tea.
Poltesco is a special place on the east coast of the Lizard, offering quiet woodland and coastal paths to explore the valley abundant with wildlife, where nature is slowly taking over what once was a very industrial landscape.
Thanks to funding from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, works have started to help make the South West Coast Path a year-round experience. Find out what work has started and where.