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Outdoor activities at Lizard Point

Surfing lesson at Poldhu Beach, Cornwall
Surfing lesson at Poldhu Beach, Cornwall | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Explore Lizard Point with our partner Lizard Adventure, which offers kayaking, coasteering and climbing activities around the Lizard peninsula. Or join a surfing lesson and catch some waves with former professional surfer Dan Joel at his surf school in nearby Poldhu.

Lizard Adventure activities

Based near Lizard Point and at Mullion Harbour, join up with Lizard Adventure to try sit-on-top kayaking or sign up for sea kayaking courses. Rope up for a climbing experience at Old Lizard Head or try the latest popular adventure sport of coasteering; scramble, climb, swim and jump your way around the coast and see The Lizard from a unique angle. Contact Lizard Adventure for more information.

Coasteering at Poldhu Cove, Cornwall
Coasteering at Poldhu Cove, Cornwall | © National Trust Images/John Millar

Surfing on The Lizard

Historically the Lizard has always been a bit of a secret spot for surfing, however, these days it's well known to both locals and visitors. Beginners or those with less experience can have a lesson with former professional surfer Dan Joel at his surf school in Poldhu. Dan is an ambassador for the National Trust and shares our concerns about the environment and conservation, so a quick beach clean after your surf lesson may follow.

Safety notice

Poldhu beach is RNLI Lifeguarded in high season. Please remember to check the weather before your visit.

The rugged seashore at Lizard Point, Cornwall

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