The most southerly point known on mainland Great Britain is situated just about a km south of Lizard Village the point is called Lizard Point, though the Scilly Isles off the Cornish Coast are further south. Serpentine items, such as ornaments and pump handles are one though not the only thing of interest in the area.
The South West Coastal Path passes close by, and other walks along the cliffs and countryside are signposted. The area is renowned for its dramatic seascapes and for ancient woodland around the Helford River. Marconi undertook some early work locally when developing his first telecommunications system.
Lizard Village is the furthest village south in Britain. The local stone is Serpentine from which the small church has been built. The village has a large open green surrounded by café which can be very busy during high season.
Unfortunately, when the green becomes a crowded car park it takes away from the village atmosphere.
Though don’t complain too much as parking here is free, while at the lighthouse its pay car park.
The village is a good location to use as a base when exploring the small beaches and coves.