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Mullion is the largest village on the Lizard and has shops, inns, cafes, restaurants, craft shops and art galleries. In the centre of the village is the 15th century church of St Mellanus. Mullion Cove has a pretty working harbour, protected from the winter gales that rage across Mount's Bay by two large sea walls. The harbour was completed in 1895 and financed by Lord Robartes of Lanhydrock as a recompense to the fishermen for several disastrous pilchard seasons. You can still see the old pilchard cellar and net store.
Reasons to visit Mullion
- Fantastic fresh seafood at hand in local restaurants
- Spectacular beaches nearby: Polurrian Cove, Poldhu Cove beach and Mullion Cove beach
- Easy access to the South West Coast Path, try the Mullion to Lizard Point coastal walk
- Peaceful and tranquil surroundings
- Great fishing spot
Things to do in Mullion
- Kayaking – you can hire kayaks from one of the local shops and on a sunny day, it can be a fantastic outdoor activity and if you feel adventurous enough you can even go kayak fishing too
- Walk on the South West Coastal Path near Mullion Harbour or try the path that leads you from Mullion to Lizard Point...take a camera for the magnificent views
- Visit the Cornish Seal Sanctuary in Gweek for a fun family day out. Hear about dramatic rescues and meet the seal and sea lion characters whose individual stories are brought to life during your visit
- Explore the coves and beaches
- Mullion is a great spot for fishing; if you are interested in going on a fishing excursion, you should go down to the harbour where you will find a number of boats for hire that can take you out for a few hours or an entire day. This is also a great place to go and observe.