Cornwall Living 2016

Into the wild

Famous for its iconic signpost, visitor centre and family attractions, Land’s End is also an ideal location for wildlife watching.

Land’s End sits in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, 200 feet above the Atlantic Ocean upon spectacular granite cliffs, which have been carved out by the waves. Just over a mile out to sea are the rocky islets on which the famous Longships Lighthouse stands and on a clear day with low tides, it’s possible to see the Isles of Scilly in the distance and grey seals basking below the famous lighthouse. Below Greeb Farm, a 19th century farmstead at Land’s End, stands the dramatically arched rock formation of Enys Dodman; in fact, a short walk in either direction along the coastal paths will open up fantastic ocean views that have inspired visitors, wildlife enthusiasts and walkers for centuries…

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