A collaboration of coast and countryside organisations on The Lizard Peninsula

Downloadable walks: explore the Lizard flora and fauna with expert guides.

Goonhilly Downs: a walk through history (three miles)

Charlie Johns, Senior Archaeologist with Cornwall Council, introduces us to the prehistory, mediaeval and World War Two archaeology of Goonhilly.

Foraging for wild food at Predannack (one mile)

Justin Whitehouse, who has been a ranger with the National Trust on the Lizard for over 15 years, introduces us to some of the plants that can be foraged for wild food in the wonderful setting of Predannack on the Lizard's west coast.

Bird watching at the southern tip of the UK

Local naturalist Tony Blunden introduces us to some of the less common birds you can see at different times of the year at Lizard Point and in the surrounding area.


Here is a 3 mile journey around the treacherous cliffs of the British mainland’s most Southerly Point. Lace up your boots and step out for tales of shipwrecks, daring rescues, and innovation, as you follow in the footsteps of communication pioneers.

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Lizard Heritage Tour

This leaflet will take you on a trip through the ancient Lizard peninsula looking how some of the earliest inhabitants used this landscape, creating beacons which could be seen from far and wide.

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Tour of Ancient Lizard Beacon

National Trust walks on the Lizard (Note: links will take you to the National Trust website)

Lizard Point - the most southerly walk

A scenic walk around Britain’s most southerly point and a chance to find rare plants, see Cornish choughs and enjoy a cream tea to finish.

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Lizard rarity walk

Take this short, 1 mile walk, along the stunning west coast of the Lizard Peninsula, taking in some breathtaking coastal scenery, traditional agriculture and rare flora and fauna.

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The Lizard coastal walk, Cornwall

This 7 mile walk around the Lizard Peninsula, the southerly tip of mainland Britain, takes in dramatic cliff scenery, rare wildflowers and an interesting coastal history.

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Mills, fishing and serpentine walk

A scenic walk around Britain’s most southerly point and a chance to find rare plants, see Cornish choughs and enjoy a cream tea to finish.

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Silver dollars, shipwrecks and senic views walk

Discover a medieval settlement, the silver coins washed ashore from the San Salvador Spanish ship wreck and the Gunwalloe Marsh birdlife as you follow this Cornish trail.

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Walking at Penrose

Penrose offers a wealth of long and short walks in sheltered woodlands and along exposed sections of coasts. We've put a list of favourites together here.

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Kennack Sands

It is easy to understand why Kennack Sands is one of the most popular family beaches on The Lizard. Extensive beaches, impressive cliffs, dunes and woodlands, and the opportunity for some rockpooling or summertime surfing on the waves – there is plenty to do and explore.

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Goonhilly Downs

The walk explores the history, landscape, wildlife and flora that can be found on Goonhilly Downs.

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