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Housel Bay & Bass Point from the Lizard
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Photo from the walk - Housel Bay & Bass Point from the Lizard

Region - Cornwall AONB

County/Area - Cornwall

Author - Parc an Grouse Bed & Breakfast

Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Ascent - 400 feet / 121 metres

Time - 1 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy

A short walk in Cornwall that starts from Lizard village. The route includes much of interest along this wild coast including Housel Bay and Bass Point. During the walk you will pass the lifeboat station, the lighthouse and the Lloyd's signal station. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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