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Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Center

Cornwall TR12 7NT, Lizard TR12 7NT, England
+44 1326 290202
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Me, my husband and two children really enjoyed visiting the lighthouse and heritage centre. My... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2016
Weymouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Ice cream is the best!

This is the best ice cream I have ever eaten! The salted Carmel and champagne and raspberry sobert... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2016
Lauren S
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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 interactive displays. The Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre was officially opened in 2009 by HRH The Princess Royal. The distinctive twin towers of Lizard Lighthouse mark the most southerly point of mainland Britain. See displays depicting Trinity House's history, housed in the original engine room. It was commissioned in 1752. For over 250 years, the lighthouse has provided a welcoming landfall light to vessels crossing the Atlantic Ocean. Tours of Lizard Lighthouse are organised under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House.
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Cornwall TR12 7NT, Lizard TR12 7NT, England
+44 1326 290202
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Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Me, my husband and two children really enjoyed visiting the lighthouse and heritage centre. My daughter and I decided to do the lighthouse tour which we thought was great our guide Jimmy was really informative and very friendly! We parked in the first donation car...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

This is the best ice cream I have ever eaten! The salted Carmel and champagne and raspberry sobert! AMAZING. Great value and a heavenly chocolate surprise!

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Not only is this centre in a magical location but it is really interesting inside as well as out. The museum charted the history of lighthouses, covering their operation, equipment, and the life-saving role to Mariners. Look in the drawers in the museum, they contain...More

Thank Peter and Naomi B
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Well worth a visit and tour to learn the workings of a lighthouse. It belongs to national trust now so you will have to pay for parking aswell as entry fee.

Thank 147Starburst147
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

We were on holiday staying in a self catering cottage not far away and we were exploring all tge different coves and then came across the lighthouse but it was closed. Even so we had a look around it from the outside and sat and...More

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed October 14, 2016

We took the guided tour. Caroline - the lighthouse keeper - was excellent and gave us a great insight into the past and present operations of the lighthouse.

Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Excellent displays in the museum. The interactive displays captured the attention of the 12 Brownies and Guides we took. Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff. The visit to the lighthouse tower is recommended too.

Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre is a great place to visit. We decided to do the tour but, first of all, we were shown into a very interesting room where you can read about the history of the lighthouse. There is also some great modern technology;...More

Thank AnniefraeScotland
Reviewed September 25, 2016

The sea, cliffs, and views were spectacular. The Lighthouse Museum and the guided tour was most interesting, especially having a close look at the light and its remarkable prisms. The only slightly negative experience was the video which was of poor quality and amateurishly done....More

Thank johnmus3
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Until you've actually visited Cornwall and been as far west and south as it is possible to do on mainland Britain, then you really are missing quite a lot. We were enticed into visiting the Lizard Lighthouse because it was there, the sun was shining,...More

Thank helensV2938GQ
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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 !