Lizard Lighthouse (Cornwall)

Lizard Lighthouse is a landfall and coastal mark giving a guide to vessels in passage along the English Channel and warning of the hazardous waters off Lizard Point.

Many stories are told of the activities of wreckers around our coasts, most of which are grossly exaggerated, but small communities occasionally and sometimes officially benefited from the spoils of shipwrecks, and petitions for lighthouses were, in certain cases, rejected on the strength of local opinion; this was particularly true in the South West of England.

The distinctive twin towers of the Lizard Lighthouse mark the most southerly point of mainland Britain. The coastline is particularly hazardous, and from early times the need for a beacon was obvious.

Lighthouse has a visitor centre although opening times are restricted.

Our weather forecast for The Lizard in Cornwall

Today (Sunday, Mar 07)


Expect a temperature in the range 5.1℃ to 5.8℃ with a wind speed 3.9 m/sec (NE)

Monday, Mar 08


Expect a temperature in the range 3℃ to 4.4℃ with a wind speed 3.4 m/sec (NE)

Tuesday, Mar 09


Expect a temperature in the range 3.1℃ to 5.5℃ with a wind speed 1.6 m/sec (WSW)

Wednesday, Mar 10


Expect a temperature in the range 8.8℃ to 9.2℃ with a wind speed 10.7 m/sec (SSW)

Thursday, Mar 11


Expect a temperature in the range 10.1℃ to 11.9℃ with a wind speed 16.7 m/sec (SW)

Friday, Mar 12


Expect a temperature in the range 7.8℃ to 9℃ with a wind speed 10.5 m/sec (WSW)

Saturday, Mar 13


Expect a temperature in the range 9℃ to 9.8℃ with a wind speed 14 m/sec (SW)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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