Discover Wildlife and Heritage on the Lizard peninsula

It’s Choughin’ Wonderful

Help us celebrate 20 years - photo: Peter Hall

Help us celebrate / Events programme

The Lizard Wildlife Watchpoint is now open for 2022

Photo: ©National Trust Images John Millar

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Recording butterflies on The Lizard

Can you help us record six butterfly species?

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Explore Windmill Farm Reserve's flora and fauna

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Walks and places to visit

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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. 

Botanical riches

The Lizard is one of the most botanically diverse regions in the UK.


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Birds and other animals

The Lizard is not only a favourite UK destination for birdwatching: you can also enjoy seeing a wealth of other marine and land species.

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History in the landscape

Find out how humans have helped shape the unique landscape and habitats of The Lizard for thousands of years.

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Lizard Wildlife

The Lizard is known for its wonderful flora, but it is also home to many other species, from dragonflies and butterflies to mammals and amphibians. Investigate our species profiles to help you identify any plants and animals you spot.

Walks and places to visit

on the Lizard peninsula
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About us

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.

Our work

National Nature Reserve(NNR)

The Lizard Peninsula is one of the finest places in the country for both landscape and wildlife, with a wealth of plants, animals and habitats that make visiting the area a must for nature lovers.
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Get involved and Groundswell

Volunteering with us is a great way to spend time outdoors and discover some of our special places, while doing ‘good stuff’ for people and nature. We have a range of opportunities on offer,..

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Conservation and land management

Together, we work hard to look after and enhance biodiversity on The Lizard. Conservation managers, landowners and farmers all play an important role.

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Research and publications

It does not take a genius to know that the more we know about our nature reserve and associated land the better we can care for it. People have been recording and researching....

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