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Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Center

Cornwall TR12 7NT, The Lizard TR12 7NT, England
+44 1326 290202
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Tour of light house

We recently visited here with our grandson and did the tour of the lighthouse and also visited the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Really interesting - but why the US spelling here????

We thought it would be boring but it wasn't. So much to see, learn & understand. I thought it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jenny W
Brighton, 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 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, The Lizard TR12 7NT, England
+44 1326 290202
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited here with our grandson and did the tour of the lighthouse and also visited the museum. Very informative and hands on in the museum. The tour of the lighthouse was excellent and our guide was very knowledgeable about the lighthouse. Answering all...More

Thank Perran1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought it would be boring but it wasn't. So much to see, learn & understand. I thought it was just a lighthouse but there's so much more! Kids (& oldies like me!) will love to sound the foghorn &, if they're tall enough, go...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We had a very informative personal tour of the lighthouse with knowledgeable and friendly volunteer. Interesting little museum. Saw place in mixed weather - even got the foghorn in 300 meter visibility

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to the lighthouse heritage centre. There were many drawers to open which were packed full of information and lots of other things that would amuse both young and old. We particularly enjoyed the video about the lighthouses in the area. Very well...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Fascinating heritage centre - super view from top of lighthouse - no charge for parking if you are National Trust member

Thank btframpton
Reviewed 30 September 2017

walked into shop and lady told us tour was just starting would we like to join,we said yes not realizing it was £8.00 each. we went ahead and was not disappointed david was very knowledgeable and explained the fantastic history of the lighthouse. trip to...More

Thank Fred F
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We were on holiday and decided to visit the lighthouse. Instead of driving the car we decided to walk from the village - a 15 minute walk, but it took us longer as not so good on the old pins and we needed the exercise....More

Thank jazziej45
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We visited this Lighthouse and museum during a walking holiday in Cornwall. Very interesting and worth spending some time there.

Thank Claire F
Reviewed 25 September 2017

this was a wonderful 3 hours spent here at he point see my other review about the point, it is free parking for members of the National Trust, staff are just great and really helpful there.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Stumbled upon the heritage centre on a very wet Cornish afternoon. (if the weather had been wilder, Lizard Point may have been closed.) Because of poor visibility, the lighthouse was sounding - a bonus you won't get on a fine day. The staff and tour...More

Thank Mermatron
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22 May 2017|
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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 !