Photographer's Note

This is the very tip of the Lizard peninsula in southern Cornwall.It is the most southerly point of Great Britain.

Since 1751 there has been a lighthouse on Lizard Point, warning shipping of the dangers of this beautiful but treacherous coastline.Just off shore there are the Man o'War Rocks.
Below the point, and out of view, is the Old Lifeboat House.The present lifeboat station is a few miles east of the headland.

On the 10th November 1721, thirty years before the lighthouse was built, 15 of the crew of the Royal Anne Galley lost their lives when the vessel was dashed against the cliffs in a storm. They are buried in a mass grave, just west of the Old Lifeboat Slipway.

The day that we visited the Point, we were fortunate to see seals swimming just off shore.
There are many attractive inlets and coves to visit on the peninsula.

Thanks for looking.

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