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'''The Lizard''' 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.
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'''The Lizard''' [http://www.lizard-peninsula.co.uk] is a peninsula in [[Cornwall]] in the [[West Country|South West]] of [[England]]. The name maybe derived from the cornish expression ''Lys Ardh'', which means ''High Court''. '''The Lizard''' contains Britain's most southerly point, Lizard Point.
 
 
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
British Airways and Ryanair operate flights to [[Newquay]]. National Express buses go to [[Truro]], [[Camborne]], [[Falmouth]] and [[Redruth]].
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British Airways and Ryanair operate flights to [[Newquay]]. National Express buses go to [[Truro (England)|Truro]], [[Camborne]], [[Falmouth (Cornwall)|Falmouth]] and [[Redruth]].
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
* '''Lizard Point''' - England's most southerly point.  
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* '''Lizard Point''' - Britain's most southerly point, a bleak and dramatic place, but it is free unlike Lands End, and Lizard Point is actually further south. 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 world's greatest satellite communication centres, located at Goonhilly downs. The site is closed until further notice, but it 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) Located in Gweek. Essentially a few pools containing seals, but the cute baby ones on the promotional leaflet are only likely to be present only during the baby season, but the older and more infirm that cannot be released back into the wild are there all year round.
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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, but 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>
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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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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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
* Close to the '''Lizard''', there is [[Land's End]], Englands most southwesterly point.  
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* Close to the '''Lizard''' is [[Land's End]], Britain's most southwesterly point.  
 
 
==External links==
 
 
 
* [http://www.lizard-peninsula.co.uk/ Lizard Peninsula Tourist Association]
 
  
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Latest revision as of 12:44, 13 December 2015

Britain's most southerly point

The Lizard [2] is a peninsula in Cornwall in the South West of England. The name maybe derived from the cornish expression Lys Ardh, which means High Court. The Lizard contains Britain's most southerly point, Lizard Point.

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 it is free unlike Lands End, and Lizard Point is actually further south. You can park and look straight out over the sea.
  • Goonhilly Earth Station one of the world's greatest satellite communication centres, located at Goonhilly downs. The site is closed until further notice, but it has received funds to be redeveloped into a new attraction.
  • National Seal Sanctuary (phone 01326 221 361, open all year apart from Christmas Day) Located in Gweek. Essentially a few pools containing seals, but the cute baby ones on the promotional leaflet are only likely to be present only during the baby season, but the older and more infirm that cannot 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, but 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, [1].  edit


Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Get out[edit]

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


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