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Famous Places to Visit

Whilst staying at Mullion Cove Hotel there are many famous places that you can discover and explore and the hotel’s location makes for the perfect base.

Lizard Village & Lizard Point

At Britain’s most southerly point can be found Lizard Village, famous for its two life boat stations, lighthouse, café, Anne’s pasty shop and some of the Lizard’s most stunning coastal walking which includes the tiny picturesque thatched cottage fishing hamlet of Church Cove.
The Lizard Peninsula

Cornwall National Seal Sanctuary

Situated in the little village of Gweek on the Helford River the National Seal Rescue Sanctuary is a fascinating place to visit with visitors able to view the rescued pups in the nursery and convalescence seal pools before they are released back to their natural habitat.
The National Seal Sanctuary

RNAS Culdrose, Helston

At the Royal Navy’s base on the Lizard Peninsula, RNAS Culdrose, you can visit a dedicated viewing area and café on the west side of the base and guided tours of the site are available during the summer.

The annual international air day takes place July/August every year and aeroplanes from all over the world gather for this very popular Cornwall event.


Helston town, famous for its Flora Day and Furry Dance held each year in May is 9 miles away.

Marconi Centre and Monument

Owned by the National Trust and located overlooking Poldhu Cove the Marconi Monument and visitor centre marks the spot from which the first transatlantic radio transmission was made successfully by Marconi in 1901.
Lizard Wireless

Helford River

Recently featured in the BBC series COAST and made famous by Daphne Du Maurier’s Frenchman’s Creek the Helford River is probably Cornwall’s most picturesque river to explore by foot or boat with numerous pretty woodland creeks, hamlets and great riverside pubs along its shores.
Visit Helford River

Loe Bar and Pool, near Porthleven

As Cornwall’s largest lake separated from the sea only by a shingle bar, Loe Pool is a fascinating place to visit with a circular walk right round the Pool. Legend claims that Loe Pool is also one of two places which claim to be where the sword of Excalibur was restored to its watery source
Visit Porthleven

February 9, 2011 No Comments by Mullion Cove Hotel