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Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre

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Don and Caroline are both passionate keepers of our lighthouse heritage and have set out the... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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definitely need to do the tour of the actual lighthouse to make a visit worthwhile. Great views... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2018
Clare W
Guildford, United Kingdom
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With the help of a generous grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Trinity House renovated the Engine Room at Lizard Lighthouse, retaining some of the old engines. It now also features new exhibition material, an audio visual room and a number of...more
Cornwall TR12 7NT, Lizard TR12 7NT, England
+44 1326 290202
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Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Don and Caroline are both passionate keepers of our lighthouse heritage and have set out the history of our lights in an engaging manner. There is a lot to read and do for all ages. Don and Caroline wear their knowledge lightly but have a...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

definitely need to do the tour of the actual lighthouse to make a visit worthwhile. Great views while we were waiting after we had explored the heritage centre. We liked being able to ship spot what freight ships were passing (you can find out what...More

Thank Clare W
Reviewed June 2, 2018

took the family here, got there at 12.30 told next tour of light house was 3pm only take 20 people. not enough to do there so came away waste of £4.00 for the car park as only there 20 mins.More

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Lynn P, Owner at Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

We are sorry to hear that you were not able to complete a tour of the Lighthouse when you arrived. Lizard Lighthouse and Heritage Centre is a very popular attraction and as such the tour slots, which are available throughout the day, do fill up...More

Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Caroline was a great hostess and extremely helpful in our tour of the lighthouse and Don encouraged the best parts of the museum. My parents in their 70s, my kids aged 10 and 13 and I went up the lighthouse and to the museum. Fairly...More

Thank Jo L
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyable tour around a working lighthouse including sound effects by the foghorn. The guide gives a good and interesting tour of the lighthouse with plenty of interesting facts.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Visited the lighthouse centre, staff were lovely and we enjoyed the bits of the centre we could visit. But our son is under 1.10m we could not go up the lighthouse 😣

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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favourite places in Cornwall, lizard and Kynance Cove is beautiful, and I enjoyed spotting seals, it was perfect. Prepare to do some walking but it’s worth it

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Although small the staff were excellent and very knowledgeable. There is a lot of information here and a computer showing ship movement in the area . Much about the lighthouse history. One of the lady's here is the first woman light housekeeper in the country....More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a great spot. Fantastic lighthouse commanding the cliff. Really interesting to look around. And some fantastic Ice Creams too.

Thank MaryAnnDorset
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We took the tour and it was fascinating, the why's the wherefores, the history, absolutely worth every penny. One of those tip of the iceberg experiences that reinforces how little we know. Top tip don't ask about the American DGPS. Shhhhhhh.

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Geraldine H
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Response from lister_natalie82 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there I would contact them open between 9 to 5 M to F 01326290202
jake a
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Response from Margaret K | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's £9 each this includes a passport that lasts for at least a year , you can give it to friends, it's £8 otherwise , we really enjoyed the tour , includes museum too !