Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre

Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre

The only Lighthouse you can climb in Cornwall awaits you: climb to the top of this 260 year old Lighthouse, discover its secrets, enjoy a fun and interactive visitor experience and take in the breathtaking views. Discover our two 12 ft lightvessel optics; see how they dazzle as they show how light can dance around.

Take part in our fun activities: build a giant foam lighthouse as tall as you; send a message using Morse Code; learn to spell your name using Semaphore Flags; sound a Foghorn! Be amazed at the wave damaged solid bronze Bishop Rock Lighthouse doors and much more.

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Admission & prices

Please check our website for opening times.

Admission prices -

Heritage Centre & Lighthouse Tour
Adult £8.50
Children (age 16 & under)

Please note minimum height restriction of 1.1 metres tall to climb the tower £6.50
Concession (Student/Senior Citizen) £7.50
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Children) £25.00
Admission prices -
Heritage Centre & Grounds
Adults £4.50
Children (age 16 & under) £2.50
Concession (Student/Senior Citizen) £4.00
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Children) £12.00

Find us


  • Toilets On-Site
  • Gift Shop

Lizard Lighthouse is signposted from Lizard Village on the A3083 from helston, TR12 7NT. Tel: 01326 290202.

Establishment Facilities:

* Shop & Refreshment facilities available
* Toilet facilities on site.

Restrictions to ascending the Lighthouse tower:

* Children are very welcome but they
must be at least 1.1 metres in height
and physically capable of ascending
and descending the staircases by
themselves unaided.

* Sensible footwear must be worn (open
toed sandals, flip-flops, high-heeled
footwear and bare/stocking feet are not
permitted). Alternatively shoes can be

* Anyone suffering from vertigo, heart or
respiratory conditions is advised not to
ascend the tower.

Visits to the Lighthouse are managed by Cardona Heritage under licence from Trinity House.

TR12 7NT


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Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre