Discover Wildlife and Heritage on the Lizard peninsula
Unique and wildlife rich
Flower-rich meadows, rolling heaths, windswept cliffs, marine life above and below the waves, woods, freshwater ponds and streams…put them together and all these different habitats are why The Lizard is so special for wildlife.
Known especially for its unique and abundant flora and wide landscapes, you will also find birds, mammals, invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians and, of course, a multitude of marine life. Explore further to find out more about the extraordinary natural world of The Lizard.
Walks and places to visit
You are spoiled for choice on The Lizard when deciding where to go and what to see. From the beautiful coastline with its cliffs, rockpools and sandy beaches, to the woods of the Helford and the heaths of Goonhilly, there is so much to explore. Here, we give you information about the different areas on the peninsula, and suggest some walks.
Welcome to Natural Lizard, the website of the Linking The Lizard Countryside Partnership. This is your one-stop shop for information about wildlife, conservation and enjoying the ‘outdoors' on The Lizard Peninsula, in Cornwall.
We are working together to ensure that the land in our care is managed in a coordinated, sustainable and inclusive way that benefits people, wildlife and cultural heritage. We also work to build both flexibility and resilience in the face of increasing environmental, social and economic pressures, such as climate change and the changing face of agriculture.