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The Lizard and Kynance Cove

| North of Lizard Point on the western side of the Lizard peninsula, The Lizard TR12 7NT, England
+44 1326 561407
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Beautiful

I wanted to visit Kynance Cove after seeing videos and pictures online, and I wasn’t disappointed... read more

Reviewed today
Rosie T
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Stunning

Beautiful, breath taking beach. National Trust car park, staffed by really helpful marshalls. free... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Littlesongbird
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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“lizard point” (223 reviews)
“national trust” (178 reviews)
“car park” (274 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| North of Lizard Point on the western side of the Lizard peninsula, The Lizard TR12 7NT, England
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+44 1326 561407
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Reviewed today via mobile

I wanted to visit Kynance Cove after seeing videos and pictures online, and I wasn’t disappointed. However the beach does shelve steeply and the currents can be strong, so be extra careful as there are no life guards here either.

Thank Rosie T
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful, breath taking beach. National Trust car park, staffed by really helpful marshalls. free to park if you are a NT member. Young chap who stamped my National Trust passport was particularly helpful and charming.

Thank Littlesongbird
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well done to all who have stopped this from being over commercialised and exploited. The site is beautiful. Costal walks not for the faint hearted but manageable nonetheless and very beautiful.

Thank jamesiescott
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Top tips. The main one is check the tide times. At low tide the Cove has two beautiful beaches. At mid to high tide one is cut off and everybody is moved. To enjoy both beaches you must go at low tide. Tip two you...More

2  Thank David R
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If your in Cornwall this is a must see place there is about a 20 minute walk but well worth the effort at the bottom is a picturesque beach with coves and some small caves it’s golden sands and blue clear water, it’s like being...More

Thank John P
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastically beautiful place, great swimming, one of the few places with shade from the rocks, tough walk back up to the car park but worth it.

Thank jaf262
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So my partners idea to go here and what a joy. At about 35/40 miles from Newquay it took about an hour and fifteen minutes to drive there. Get there early and it is easy to park but it does cost £5. From the car...More

1  Thank Simon W
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have visited Kynance Cove before. As usual the car park was full but you can park at The Lizard and walk to the cove easily enough (approx 20 mins gentle walk). The cove itself is superb and possibly the nicest in Cornwall. Excellent beach and...More

Thank Adrian T
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

OMG this place has everything, stunning views, water is amazing,sand is great, rocks, caves, gully’s and pools. Places you have to swim to to get too. Best beach for swimmers too can really explore. If you haven’t been why not go go go

1  Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited after reading about this place on Facebook and thinking it looked stunning - it didn’t disappoint. The car park is free for national trust members which was a bonus. From there a short walk takes you down to the cove by a number...More

Thank Jen_Andy_Lawson
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lindylou8590
27 June 2018|
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Response from JackAverre | Reviewed this property |
Yes-there are large rock frormations which cast shadows over the beach, and you also get shade from the parasols up by the beach café.
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Alexbw2008
21 June 2018|
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Response from Lbmystery | Reviewed this property |
Yes , take a picnic, cafe with food but can be pricey but it’s good, toilets are good and clean. Some rock pools and paths down are ok but wear sturdy shoes, lovely clean sand just don’t get caught the other dude when the... More
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tiffany s
29 May 2018|
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Response from Suzy134 | Reviewed this property |
The lizard is easy to get to from the car park closest to the light house, just keep going through the village down a narrow country lane and you will come to the car park, you can see lizard point from there, a short walk... More
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