The Lizard and Kynance Cove

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7Narnas
47 contributions
Couples
After a fairly short walk from the car park we found ourselves in what seemed to be a Caribbean cove... pure turquoise waters, powdery sand and a lovely sailboat anchored in the bay. If only the water was Caribbean temperatures! Nevertheless, worth steeling yourself to get in the clear blue sea at Kynance, it really is another world.
Great cafe, we had cheese sandwiches ehich were VERY generously filled, followed by delicious Cornish ice creams.
Tip: the charge at the car park ticket meter was £10 but on the app was only £4!
Written July 13, 2022
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Wrenevieve
Chester, UK39 contributions
Friends
We parked in Lizard village and took the path to Lizards Point then picked up the Coastal Path to Kynance Cove. This was a beautiful walk with gorgeous views along the headland. A definite must if you are unsure. Took about 15 mins from the village to reach Lizards Point, then just over 1 hour along the Coastal Path to Kynance Cove. Wear proper footwear and it is rocky in places and some climbing (up and down steps), otherwise a nice terrain. I am 27 weeks pregnant and managed with stops along the way… plus Kynance Cove is just stunning and worth every step!

Car park at Lizard Village (free - a contribution), plus immaculate toilets. There is a pay and display car park as you approach Lizards Point and more toilets. Nothing along the Coastal Path until you reach a pay and display car park at Kynance Cove (toilets can be found here) as well as at the bottom of the Cove near the cafe.

This really is a stunning place that you must visit!
Written August 6, 2021
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hiebertkaitlyn
Worcester, UK43 contributions
Couples
The beach is quite large so loads of space for
People to come but the car park does fill up quite early so I'd recommend getting there early. We got there for 9:30 and we knew people who tried to arrive at 10 and got turned away.

The beach is extremely clean and not a lot of seaweed about either. Parking is £7 and you can use your phone to pay but there's not brilliant signal if any so take some money with you to pay.
Written September 6, 2020
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Phill B
3 contributions
Friends
First things first: download the ‘PayByPhone’ App before setting off. This will get you all day parking for £4 as opposed to £10

Then you can use that £6 to buy a warm bottle of Korev from the expensive and poorly laid out cafe.

It’s a good job the beach itself is out of this world. What a stunning location, beautiful crystal clear water. Unreal.
Written July 17, 2022
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Tracey G
Halesowen, UK1,994 contributions
Couples
Having visited The Lizard we then drove to here. Well organised NT car park. Free for member. We are so join!
Two routes down to cove. One with steps. One easy access
A beautiful secluded cove. Sheltered so very warm. Would think it would be horrendous in the summer months as it was popular in late September
Stunning on a sunny day
Didn’t go the cafe but it looked very busy
No life guard so imagine swimming could be quite dangerous depending on the tides
Amazingly so people walking down in flip flops. Wouldn’t recommend this as it’s quite slippery in places with loose stones. Some people are really st…..d!
Written September 26, 2021
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Stephanie G
gloucestershire247 contributions
This place was a beautiful find. We had heard about it before our trip to Cornwall and decided to go and have a look. It didnt disappoint. On a sunny day you feel like you are abroad.
It has lovely views from the top but i do recommend going down to the cove and enjoying it from there too although the walk down is a bit tricky and there are steps and steps etc. There is a cafe at the bottem.
If you have the cafe infront of you on the left there is a hill to walk up that takes you back to the car park, we did that on the way back as it was easier than trying to get back up the steps. You could go down that way too if you struggle with the terrain of the steps.
Def worth a visit.
Written August 26, 2021
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Gem M
Leamington Spa, UK138 contributions
We visited in term time on a foggy day which then turned into a lovely sunny day! We parked in the free parking on the green in lizard, got there around 10 and there was only a handful of cars there. Toilets next to the car park. Walked down to lizard point and then walked to Kynance Cove. The coastline is lovely and the walk is easy with good fitness. There was hardly anyone on the beach at Kynance Cove when we arrived and it was lovely to explore the quiet beach and caves but it had started to get a bit busy by the time we left. When we got back to the car park about 3, it was pretty full but still a few spaces.
Written September 20, 2021
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cfredman2016
Hartfield, UK79 contributions
The views here are spectacular. The Kynance cafe is brilliant, whether for a bacon roll in the morning or a cream tea in the afternoon. The walk to the lighthouse and a couple of other superb cafes is our favourite. This time we were surrounded by a dozen Choughs .... astonishing ... the result of less intensive farming, the NT team told us.
Written October 27, 2021
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Whitehalltraveller
London400 contributions
We visited Lizard Point and Kyance Cove which is well worth the walk and is stunning! You will need to do a lot of walking to experience this, so do bear this in mind. We parked in the village at Lizard where you leave a donation for parking (please do that). There are public toilets too (again leave a donation) and follow the signs down to the point. Best to wear walking boots as it is an uneven path all the way down. You can then follow the path to Kyance Cove and walk down to the beach. Well worth doing this walk. If you park at Kyance Cove car park, it is run by National Trust and can get very busy. So best to go early as there are only so many spaces which are chargeable (£2 for 1hr, £5 for 4 hrs, to do the walk from Kyance Cove to Lizard Point, you will need parking for 4hrs). There are places to eat in the village as well as gift shops. We then walked back to the village via the road until we saw another footpath across a field to the village. Fantastic views not to be missed!
Written June 27, 2021
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Em2205
15 contributions
Couples
Firstly, if you’re going to visit Kynance Cove then you need to do your research. Find out when the low tide is in the morning and be there early! It’s no good arriving in the middle of the day and wondering why it’s crowded.

We arrived at the National Trust car park at 8:20am and paid for a full day so we could do the coasts walk to Lizard Point. The car park was empty and the beach was practically unspoilt. We sat and had a coffee on the beach, dipped our toes in the sea and took in all the scenery. The walk down to the cove is quite steep, but worth the effort.

The coastal walk to Lizard Point was equally as beautiful and we stopped there for a bite to eat before walking back to the car. When we returned to the car park we had a lovely chat with one of the National Trust attendants. The staff were working hard to manage the car park, which had been shut by that point due to the visitor numbers. They were doing their best to inform people of visitor numbers. However, there is a car park nearby that charges £5 which is not run by the National Park and the staff can not control access to Kynance Cove as it’s accessible from the coastal route.

We saw a woman kick off at the car parking attendant because Kynance Cove was so busy and she couldn’t get down there with her family and socially distance. The staff cannot control the numbers on the beach, nor can they control the tide times and the amount of beach available for people to sit on! Don’t expect to turn up at 2pm with all your beach gear and find the beach secluded. You need to do your research first and if you want to visit, go first thing in the morning when it’s low tide. With a bit of planning and research, you’ll have a lovely experience!
Written August 12, 2020
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