{"LocationDetails":{"Id":294,"Name":"The Lizard Peninsula","Description":"\u003ch1\u003eOur guide to Lizard Peninsula holiday cottages\u003c/h1\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDid you know...\u003c/strong\u003eThe first Trans-Atlantic radio signal was sent from the Lizard Peninsula\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eLizard Peninsula holidays are remote in the best possible way \u0026ndash; as this unique Cornish destination occupies the most westerly corner of Cornwall. With three sides facing the sea, the Lizard Peninsula\u003cstrong\u003e \u003c/strong\u003eis located in a region so unique that the hustle and bustle of home will seem a world away. The Peninsula\u0026rsquo;s rugged coast and cliffs jut defiantly towards the sea, yet the area\u0026rsquo;s climate is surprisingly mild. Whether you spend a peaceful summer break in one of the Peninsula\u0026rsquo;s unspoilt harbour villages, or choose a winter break enjoying the community warmth and dramatic landscapes \u0026ndash; a holiday in the Peninsula will be one to remember.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","Alias":"the-lizard-peninsula","MainImageLocation":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/emily.judge/2018/11/The Lizard.jpg/carousel.jpg","PointOfInterests":[{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Trebah Garden","Body":"\u003cp\u003eIf you were hoping to find a family attraction in Falmouth that enables you to enjoy the great Cornwall scenery that we all know and love, then Trebah Garden is just the one. The sub-tropical gardens enjoy a spectacular backdrop of coastal views and are home to exotic plants from all over the world, pretty ponds and even a private beach.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eMore than four miles of footpath wind their way around this picturesque valley garden and there\u0026rsquo;s something new to see in every season. Spring is an exciting time in any garden, but this one comes into its own as the one hundred year old rhododendrons, camellias and magnolias begin to flower. The giant gunnera always impresses visitors during the summer, and autumn sees Hydrangea Valley send blue and white tufts across the peaceful Mallard Pond.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf your visit inspires you to do more with your own garden you\u0026rsquo;ll find plants and flowers on sale so you can take a little something home to get you started. Those on dog friendly holidays will be pleased to learn that dogs are welcome, and the gardens are open all year, with free entry in January.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.1067,"LocationLongitude":-5.12156,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/11/flowers.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"cornwall/falmouth/trebah-garden","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/11/flowers.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Kynance Cove","Body":"\u003cp\u003eKynance Cove is not quite a Penzance beach, but it\u0026rsquo;s a beautiful little cove that\u0026rsquo;s worth visiting if you head towards the lizard during your Penzance beach holiday.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eOwned by the National Trust, Kynance Cove was once described by the BBC as \u0026lsquo;one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the South West\u0026rsquo; and the little cafe which serves it dates back to 1929.The combination of glistening turquoise waters and white sand make the cove a beautiful sight, and its nearby caves and islands on the horizon give this cove the feeling of belonging to a far away land.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eKynance Cove has long been THE place to enjoy a Lizard Peninsula beach holiday, as its whitewashed sands and gleaming waters first became popular in the Victorian era. The cove has enough hidden caves and dramatic views to rival an Enid Blyton novel, and has found itself the muse of many an artist.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThis Lizard beach is so popular that the National Trust created a new road to the large car park nearby, as the beach was once difficult to reach. The car park is just 10 minutes walk from Kynance Cove, and there is a beach cafe and a toilet at the beach too.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":49.9747,"LocationLongitude":-5.23107,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/JosephG/2013/05/kynance_cove.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"cornwall/penzance/kynance-cove","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/JosephG/2013/05/kynance_cove.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Cadgwith Cove","Body":"\u003cp\u003eIf your idea of the perfect beach holiday on the Lizard looks like a pretty little cove on the edge of a traditional Cornish village then it\u0026rsquo;s got to be Cadgwith Cove. The village of Cadgwith is one of those quiet corners of Cornwall that feel timeless and its picturesque beach still sits at the heart of the community.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eVisiting this modest shingle beach is much like stepping into a postcard, and the sight of crabbing boats patiently perched on the beach beside the boat houses is a quaint one. There\u0026rsquo;s usually a little fleet of colourful crabbing boats winched on the sand beside the boat houses, so Cadgwith Cove is a relaxing spot that makes for idyllic holiday photos.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThis is a great find for divers asit\u0026rsquo;s not only reasonably quiet but there are some notorious ship wrecks in the area. If you wander south for a little while on the South West Coast Path you\u0026rsquo;ll find the Devil\u0026rsquo;s Frying Pan. This dramatic crater in the cliffs was formed decades ago when one of the caves fell in on itself.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you\u0026#39;ve got the car, there\u0026rsquo;s a car park just a short walk from the beach, and please note that there\u0026rsquo;s a seasonal dog ban between Easter and October.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":49.9869,"LocationLongitude":-5.17885,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/06/wooden-boat.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"cornwall/the-lizard-peninsula/cadgwith-cove","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/06/wooden-boat.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Poldhu Cove","Body":"\u003cp\u003eFar in the west of the country the Lizard Peninsula is a place of windswept beaches, unspoilt beauty and space. Poldhu Cove is a pretty cove that doesn\u0026#39;t tend to get very busy and it\u0026#39;s a great spot to start a coastal walk.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThis Lizard Peninsula beach is not only a favourite sandy beach with families, but it was also the unlikely scene of a significant moment in history. In 1901, the first ever Trans-Atlantic radio signal was sent from Poldhu Cove, changing the shape of communication.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eAside from its place in the history books, Poldhu Cove is a spectacular area of the Lizard, and there are some beautiful walks around the beach. There\u0026#39;s a dog ban on Poldhu Cove between Easter and October, and you\u0026rsquo;ll find a car park just beside it.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eLastly, the beach cafe at Poldhu Cove is well worth a visit! With the perfect menu for relaxed days on the beach, gorgeous views and a beach shop next door, the cafe becomes the main port of call during any beach holiday nearby.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.0347,"LocationLongitude":-5.26083,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/06/FEET ON BEACH.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"cornwall/the-lizard-peninsula/poldhu-cove","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/06/FEET ON BEACH.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Polurrian Cove","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe Lizard is blessed with more sandy coves and fine beaches than you can shake a towel at, and Polurrian Cove is one of its most picturesue spots. Beaches don\u0026#39;t come much prettier than those found in a Designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and as it\u0026#39;s linked to the South West Coast Path you can wander to neighbouring coves if you want to see more of the beaches on this strech of coastline.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eFamilies choose this silky ribbon of sand for their beach holidays year after year, and with a seasonal dog ban during high season it\u0026rsquo;s ideal for letting young children enjoy time by the sea. The area is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest, so if you like to be close to Cornwall\u0026#39;s wildlife this is one of its most unspilt areas.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThis is the kind of beach that isn\u0026#39;t surrounded by ice cream parlours and souvenir shops, but if you don\u0026#39;t mind taking a picnic you\u0026#39;ll be able to enjoy the feeling of seclusion that comes from choosing one of the lesser known beaches. One thing to bear in mind is that the closest convenient parking for this beach is around 10 minutes walk away, in the village of Mullion. 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Not only is this historic gem the inspiration for the Poldark novels (and the programme of course), but it was also the setting for some of the scenes on BBc 1\u0026#39;s most recent adaptation of the take. The guided tour of the 18th century tin mine enables you to follow in the footsteps of the local men who once worked the tin mine (and Aiden Turner...), and it\u0026rsquo;s open to visitors between April and October.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eVarious finds on the site have made the mine one of the most important of its kind, and it\u0026#39;s even been designated a World Heritage Site. Now a peaceful place to visit in the pretty Cornish landscape, this area was once a thriving hub of industrial activity and it meant long, hard days of work for many. A selection of craft workshops sell locally made jewellery, pottery, candles and much more, so there\u0026#39;s opportunity to take a piece of the county home with you as well as experience its past.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you fancy making your adventure slightly more sinister, book yourself on one of the evening ghost tours of the mine, where you\u0026rsquo;ll be led around the tunnels by candlelight. 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Poltesco Valley Stables offer supervised beach rides along the gorgeous Kennack Sands, and you\u0026rsquo;ll be free to canter along the shore, splash about in the waves and just enjoy the scenery.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eWhilst we can\u0026rsquo;t guarantee that you\u0026rsquo;ll end the hack dry, we\u0026rsquo;re pretty certain that you\u0026rsquo;ll have a great time \u0026ndash;and it\u0026rsquo;s a unique way to enjoy Cornwall\u0026rsquo;s famous coastline too. The horses love the chance to get their hooves wet and canter along the beach, and for many visitors to the county a beach ride is one of their biggest dreams. During the summer you can choose to ride at 9am or 6pm, although in winter the times are not fixed.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eChoose from the one hour ride, or the one and a half hour ride which takes a more scenic route back to the farm. If you can\u0026rsquo;t quite decide between beach or moorland you can go for the beach and moorland rides (two and a half hours each)which enable riders to enjoy a bit of both. 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With hundreds of incredible plants and natural beauty at every turn the garden is a fantastic day out for the whole family, and the National Trust\u0026rsquo;s list of things to do in Glendurgan before you\u0026rsquo;re 11 \u0026frac34; always keeps the children entertained. They\u0026rsquo;re free to get lost in the cherry laurel maze, brave the swing and visit the beach at the foot of the garden \u0026ndash; not a bad day\u0026rsquo;s work really...\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Fox family who created the garden had 12 children, so it stands to reason that they made it great fun for youngsters \u0026ndash; and family after family are grateful that they did!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eChoose from one of the three valley gardens and discover weird and wonderful plants and flowers that wouldn\u0026rsquo;t look out of place on foreign shores. Feel miniscule as you walk between giant rhubarb plants in the lower valley, and experience its jungle feel as you go. Meanwhile, on the upper slopes of the garden you\u0026rsquo;ll find spiky arid plants that bask in the sun, so there\u0026rsquo;s something to see wherever you wander.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eYou\u0026rsquo;ll find seats dotted throughout the garden, inviting you to sit down and enjoy the peace and quiet for awhile, and the ponds are always a favourite as they\u0026rsquo;re packed with wildlife. A first visit to the garden always feels like discovering one of Cornwall\u0026rsquo;s secrets for the first time, as it\u0026rsquo;s hidden from view by belts of woodland. 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