Lizard Lighthouse: Unusual Holiday Lets in Cornwall

Lizard Lighthouse is not only a great opportunity to find unusual accommodation in Cornwall, but also serves as Britain’s most Southerly point without leaving the mainland. While there has been a working lighthouse on the site since 1619, the current incarnation of the building dates back to 1752.

Lizard Lighthouse If staying at the lighthouse, there are six lighthouse keepers cottages available for rent.

For the best experience, consider renting “Wolf Rock,” the cottage incorporates the disused West Tower giving the best views of the area and the most traditional light house experience.

Each of the cottages accommodates a different number of guests, the largest “Round Island” will comfortably accommodate a group of eight whilst “Longships” and “Bishop Rock” are suitable for families of four.

Wolf Rock will accommodate six guests in three rooms, one of which features an en suite bathroom. The real star of the show however is an accent up the spiral staircase into the “Observatory” in which guests can then enjoy the 180 degree views out to sea.

While staying at the lighthouse is a self catering options, accommodation is modern and boasts all the usual facilities one would expect including, cooking facilities, fully equipped bathrooms and large LCD TVs with freeview and DVD players in room.

At the time of writing, rentals were available from £437 per week during the low season to just shy of the £1,200 mark for a week in peak periods. There are also shorter stay options available around Christmas and New Year.

So if looking for unusual holiday lets in Cornwall, then consider hiring one of the six lighthouse keepers cottages at Lizard point lighthouse.

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