Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre

Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre

Lizard Lighthouse & Heritage Centre, a fun, interactive, visitor experience. The only Lighthouse you can climb in Cornwall awaits you.

Climb to the top of this 260 year old Lighthouse, discover its secrets & see the breathtaking views 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. Discover our two 12 ft lightvessel optics; see how they dazzle as they show how light can dance around Be amazed at the wave damaged solid bronze Bishop Rock Lighthouse doors and much more New Temporary Exhibition for 2017: Learn about Trinity House's support vessel service with our new interactive table game.

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Admission & prices

Heritage Centre, Grounds & Lighthouse Tour

Adults: £8.00
Children: £5.00
(Up to age 16)
Saver Child £4.00
(with purchase of 2 adult tickets)

Heritage Centre & Grounds only

Adults: £3.50
Children: £2.50
(Up to age 16)
Saver Child £2.50
(with purchase of 2 adult tickets)

2017 Opening Times
11.00 am - 5.00 pm

Mar: WEF 26th March
Sun - Thurs
April: Sun - Thurs
May: Sun - Thurs
June: Sun - Thurs
July: Sun - Thurs
Aug: Sun - Thurs
Sept: Sun - Thurs
Oct: To 26th Oct Sun - Thurs

Trinity House reserves the right to close for operational reasons at short noice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. For details of last minute closures please check the Trinity House website

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.


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Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre