Mullion

Mullion Cove, West Cornwall
Mullion Cove, West Cornwall
Mullion Cove Cornwall c John Such / Visit Cornwall

Discover Mullion

Mullion is the largest village on the Lizard and has shops, Inns, cafes and 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.

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Where to stay in Mullion
Beaches near Mullion

★★★☆☆ AA
West Cornwall
21 bedroom hotel, wonderful example of late Victorian architecture. Situated on The Lizard, overlooking the western approaches of the Atlantic Ocean, with fantastic views. Within walking distance of lovely Kynance Cove.

★★★☆☆ Visit Britain
West Cornwall
A warm welcome awaits you at this small secluded family-run park with panoramic sea views. Short walk through nature reserve to safe beach. The perfect

★★★★Visit Britain
West Cornwall
Situated on the stunning Lizard Peninsula; Mullion Holiday Park is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty where you can discover stunning Blue Flag beaches, scenic coastal walks and hidden coves.

West Cornwall
Self catering holiday cottages at Trenance on the outskirts of Mullion village. Set in 13 acres of peaceful countryside and mature gardens our one, two and three bedroomed cottages surround the old farm yard.

West Cornwall
The Polurrian Bay Hotel in Mullion, West Cornwall is situated on The Lizard with stunning views across Mounts Bay and the Atlantic. The hotel has 12 acres of mature, landscaped gardens and boasts a beautifully restored restaurant.

Cornwall
From shepherd’s huts to ‘hobbit’ style pods to beautiful yurts to enormous safari tents sleeping up to six, Classic Glamping offers outstanding luxury glamping accommodation throughout the West Country all with en suite facilities.

★★★☆☆ AA
West Cornwall
The Mullion Cove Hotel, in West Cornwall stands on the cliff top overlooking the harbour and fishing cove with uninterrupted sea views. Surrounded by National Trust land with many secret coves nearby. 

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