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'''The Lizard''' [http://www.lizard-peninsula.co.uk] is a peninsula in [[England]] and part of [[Cornwall]] in the [[West Country]]. The name is derived from the cornish expression ''Lys Ardh'', which means ''High Council''. '''The Lizard''' contains England's most southerly point : The Lizard Point. Robert Plant is a species of lizard that are unique to lizard point.
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'''The Lizard''' [http://www.lizard-peninsula.co.uk] is a peninsula in [[Britain]] and part of [[Cornwall]] in the [[West Country|South West]]. The name maybe derived from the cornish expression ''Lys Ardh'', which means ''High Court''. '''The Lizard''' contains Britain's most southerly point : The Lizard Point.
 
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==See==
 
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* '''Lizard Point''' - England's most southerly point.  
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* '''Lizard Point''' - Britain's most southerly point - a bleak and dramatic place. But whilst you will have to pay a fee to go to Lands End, Lizard Point is actually further south and you can park and look straight out over the sea.  
* '''[http://www.goonhilly.bt.com/ Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station]''' one the worlds greatest satellite communication centres, located at goonhilly downs. Admission is around £6, special fares apply for children, families, studients and seniors. Opening times are a bit unusual, check their website for more details.
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* '''[http://www.goonhilly.org/ Goonhilly Earth Station]''' one of the worlds greatest satellite communication centres, located at Goonhilly downs. The site is closed until further notice, but has received funds to be redeveloped into a new attraction.  
* '''Cornish Seal Sanctuary''' (phone 01326 221 361, open all year apart from christmas day) Admission fee is £9.50, specials fares apply to children, students and seniors. Located in Gweek
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* '''[http://www.sealsanctuary.co.uk/ National Seal Sanctuary]''' (phone 01326 221 361, open all year apart from Christmas day) Admission fee is £9.50, specials fares apply to children, students and seniors. Located in Gweek. Essentially a few pools containing seals, although the cute baby ones on the promotional leaflet are only likely to be present during the baby season; but the older and more infirm seals who can't be released back into the wild are there all year round.
* [http://www.trebahgarden.co.uk/  The Trebah Garden] has subtropical plants with year round color. Admission is around £2.60 to £5.80 depending on time of year, special fares apply to children, students and seniors. Also, lead singer of the band Led Zeppelin own a home here. His name is Robert Plant. After John Bonhams death in 1980, Robert fell into a spin of depression. His transformation from human to lizard was very short. His home is often viewed by many who come to lizard point.
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* '''[http://www.trebahgarden.co.uk/  The Trebah Garden]''' has subtropical plants with year round color. Admission is around £2.60 to £5.80 depending on time of year, special fares apply to children, students and seniors.
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*<see name="Kynance Cove" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Cliff walks, wild flowers and geological features</see>
  
 
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*<eat name="Ann's Pasties" alt="" address="Sunny Corner, Beacon Terrace, The Lizard, TR12 7PB" directions="" phone="01326 290889" url="http://www.annspasties.co.uk/" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></eat>
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*<sleep name="Franchis Holidays" alt="" address="Cury Cross Lanes, Mullion, Cornwall, TR12 7AZ" directions="" phone="01326 240301" url="http://www.franchis.co.uk" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Campsite and self-catering accommodation.  Located between Mullion, Helston and The Lizard</sleep>
  
 
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* Close to the '''Lizard''', there is [[Land's End]], Englands most southwesterly point.  
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* Close to the '''Lizard''', there is [[Land's End]], Britains most southwesterly point.  
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 23:45, 21 May 2012

Britain's most southerly point

The Lizard [1] is a peninsula in Britain and part of Cornwall in the South West. The name maybe derived from the cornish expression Lys Ardh, which means High Court. The Lizard contains Britain's most southerly point : The Lizard Point.

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Get in[edit]

British Airways and Ryanair operate flights to Newquay. National Express buses go to Truro, Camborne, Falmouth and Redruth.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Lizard Point - Britain's most southerly point - a bleak and dramatic place. But whilst you will have to pay a fee to go to Lands End, Lizard Point is actually further south and you can park and look straight out over the sea.
  • Goonhilly Earth Station one of the worlds greatest satellite communication centres, located at Goonhilly downs. The site is closed until further notice, but has received funds to be redeveloped into a new attraction.
  • National Seal Sanctuary (phone 01326 221 361, open all year apart from Christmas day) Admission fee is £9.50, specials fares apply to children, students and seniors. Located in Gweek. Essentially a few pools containing seals, although the cute baby ones on the promotional leaflet are only likely to be present during the baby season; but the older and more infirm seals who can't be released back into the wild are there all year round.
  • The Trebah Garden has subtropical plants with year round color. Admission is around £2.60 to £5.80 depending on time of year, special fares apply to children, students and seniors.
  • Kynance Cove. Cliff walks, wild flowers and geological features  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Ann's Pasties, Sunny Corner, Beacon Terrace, The Lizard, TR12 7PB, 01326 290889, [2].  edit


Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Franchis Holidays, Cury Cross Lanes, Mullion, Cornwall, TR12 7AZ, 01326 240301, [3]. Campsite and self-catering accommodation. Located between Mullion, Helston and The Lizard  edit

Get out[edit]

  • Close to the Lizard, there is Land's End, Britains most southwesterly point.


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