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.
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.
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.
National Nature Reserve(NNR)
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,..
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....