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Lizard Point

Dramatic cliffs shaped by the Atlantic. The Lizard features white beaches, turquoise seas and unique nature.

The Lizard, near Helston, Cornwall, TR12 7NT

A lifeboat station on green, rocky cliffs with slipway heading out into the sea

Planning your visit

A gravel path leads straight ahead towards Lizard Point, and to the right to the wooden wireless station. A white A frame sits in front stating the wireless station is open.

Lizard Wireless Station 

At Bass Point, a mile east from Lizard Point, is the wireless station - a volunteer-led hands on experience where visitors can practise Morse Code and discover how Marconi received the first over the horizon wireless signal.

Volunteers show visitors the local wildlife from the watchpoint at Lizard Point, Cornwall

The Wildlife Watchpoint 

Sitting at the tip of Britain's most southerly point is the volunteer-run wildlife watchpoint. Discover Atlantic grey seals, dolphins, basking sharks and Cornish choughs against the dramatic scenery of the Lizard.

Visitors with their dog at Lizard Point, Cornwall

Visiting Lizard Point with your dog 

Dogs are welcome all year round at Lizard Point, with miles of wild and unspoilt countryside and coast path to explore. Sheer cliffs and farmland are rich in wildlife so we ask that dogs are kept on a lead at all times to help us maintain these delicate habitats.

A drone pilot flying a drone over the Cerne Abbas Giant in Dorset, with countryside visible in the background and blue skies above.

Flying drones at our places 

All aerial activity above our sites is prohibited unless specific permission is granted, according to an existing byelaw.

Volunteer helping visitors with the car park ticket machine at Dunwich Heath and Beach, Suffolk

Members park free

Please remember to scan your membership card at the pay and display machine when you park - every time you do £3.68 goes towards looking after Lizard Point.

The coast path heads towards small buildings at Lizard point, with green foliage on the right of the path and a cliff drop off to the left.

Discover walks at Lizard Point 

Join us for one of several upcoming wildlife walks at Lizard Point this spring and summer, taking in the surrounding countryside and dramatic coastline including the Wildlife Watchpoint and the opportunity to spot seals and choughs.

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