Cornwall LivingIssue #99

Retreat to the Lizard

If you’re considering options for your next holiday, look no further than Housel Bay Hotel on Lizard Point.

The Lizard peninsula is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – diverse, unique and ever-changing. The landscape is filled with drama and untouched natural beauty, with quiet roads, clean air, and nothing around you but vast stretches of green and blue. It represents the opportunity to wash off the city and reconnect with nature; to ramble along coastal paths, breathe in the fresh sea air and escape the crowds. However you enjoy spending your time, be it on long walks, on the lookout for wildlife, or partaking in yoga with no other sounds than birdsong and the sea, you have it all at your fingertips at Housel Bay Hotel.

Take a day trip to Lizard Point – the UK mainland’s most southerly tip – and enjoy long walks along the South West Coast Path. If the allure of the secluded coves proves too much to resist, why not make your way down and go for a refreshing dip?

After dark, if the skies are clear, Lizard Point is also a wonderful spot for stargazing, with a lack of light pollution making way for some of the most spectacular night skies you’re likely to encounter.

Of course, it can’t always be sunny, but stormy weather doesn’t make time spent on the Lizard any less enjoyable. In fact, perched on nature’s edge, Housel Bay Hotel meets the full force of the Atlantic storms, making it the perfect place to get cosy and be hypnotised as the waves crash heavily against the cliffs below.

Whatever you spend your day doing, when you return to the hotel, you can sit and relax with a glass of your chosen Cornish tipple, before perusing the seasonal restaurant menus that draw on the finest local ingredients. There are two dining areas to choose from too – The Terrace and Fallowfields – each offering stunning sea views, delicious plates, and a relaxed atmosphere that reflects the blissful adagio of life by the sea in Cornwall.


Discover More

The Housel Bay team have had a rebrand to proudly represent who they are today. The new website is vibrant and showcases their special location – the breathtaking Lizard peninsula and beyond. Check it out, and book your escape to the Lizard today.


Housel Bay Hotel