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“Stunning”

The Lizard and Kynance Cove
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Reviewed 15 July 2014

We parked in the National Trust car park which has plenty of space and a WC but you cannot see the cove from the carpark. There are two pats down to the cove; we chose the more direct route which was easy at first, but became steeper with slippery steps and a finally a scramble over boulders. But if you can manage this path you get fantastic views of the cove and coastline beyond. Go at low tide if possible as most of the sand is covered at high tide and you can't walk between the different beaches. There is a cafe at the back of the cove which serves light meals, teas etc and is the starting point for the much easier (but longer) path back up to the car park.

2  Thank Gill C
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

Two rather different spots. The Lizard is quite accessible and open. You get a decent view out over the sea and down the coast and on the day we were there a stray seal attracted attention with its activities. A very helpful National Trust attendant complete with telescope knowledgeably took you through the local birdlife. It's a pleasing location but on the day we were there not a dramatic one; for that I guess you need bad weather.

Kynance Cove is wilder and more secluded although its popularity is reflected in the number of visitors and a busy well-run cafe. Access the hard way isn't for those with physical weakness; an arthritic knee was very painful by the time we had traversed the rocks and pebbles. There is a more straightforward rough road which gives vehicular access and easier walking although it is steep. The cove is quite dramatic with the more scenic access cut off at high tide. Definitely worth a visit. Parking is free for NT members otherwise you have to pay.

1  Thank lancashireexile
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Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

Nice walk to beach had buggy and three under 3s all looking forward to beach got their and very difficult to get to beach over the peddles .access to beach was not idea for little ones . Hard work with all the gear. But had a good time once we their. Wouldn't rush back with little ones . Shame.

1  Thank julie1206t
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

We visited Lizard Point for the first time last week on a lovely sunny day. The most southerly point in England looked absolutely gorgeous in this kind of weather, with lovely azure seas stretching out as far as the eye could sea, and framed with very pretty rugged coastline. It is definitely a place to sit and relax, and take in the views for as long as you can. There is also a small cafe and gift shop there.

We also went down to Kynance Cove afterwards. This is also a lovely spot, although it is a long trek downhill to get there. The beach is not that big, but it is well worth a visit in good weather for the views. There is a cafe on the waterfront there.

Highly recommended if you love the English seaside. There are few more beautiful places when the sun is shining.

2  Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

Went there on a hazy day, we enjoyed the walk the scenery abs the typical corniche cream tea.
The view and the peace one enjoys are so relaxing

Thank Rene H
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