This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Lizard Point. To help you make friends with Lizard Point before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Lizard Point, Cornwall, England, is the southern-most point of mainland Great Britain and is home to some stunning coastlines. It is a National Trust area because of the large number of flora and fauna that exist here and nowhere else in England. There is ample opportunity here to spot birds and other wildlife during your stay. There are quite a number of hiking trails to explore if you are feeling active and up for a walk. You can also investigate some of the history of shipwrecks in the area and Lizard Lighthouse on the point. The lighthouse also doubles as a hostel in Lizard Point, Cornwall, England, so it is easy to find. Back when Marconi was pioneering the invention of the radio, many of his experiments were conducted from Lizard Point, so you can also see the hut where he did this and learn more about it during your visit.
A short drive around from Lizard Point is Kynance Cove, which is also part of the National Trust. The cove and beaches here are stunning, and it is a popular place for people surfing or just hanging about on a nice day.
Your options for a Lizard Point, Cornwall, England hostel will not place you close to many of the major amenities. The staff at your Lizard Point, Cornwall, England hostel should be able to give you advice on where to go for food and meals, but the nearest town to get all of your major supplies is Helston, which is approximately ten or twelve miles from the point. It is easiest to drive there if you have a car. Public transport does run in and around Cornwall, but is not often frequent, so if you are planning on making the most out of exploring Lizard Point and Cornwall, it is best to hire a car and drive the area. Just be mindful that a lot of the National Trust areas do charge quite a bit for parking.
Written by local enthusiast for Lizard Point hostelsGlobetrotter