Things to do in Coverack


Although Coverack is a small, unspoilt fishing village there is plenty going on.  Why not....?

  • Buy a homemade, hot pasty from Elizabeth at Smuggler's Cottage.  They are, by far, the best in Cornwall.
  • Sample one of the many flavours of ice-cream from Roskilly's parlour
  • Buy a crabbing line from the Seine Loft and fish for crabs off the harbour walls
  • Book a Sunday roast lunch at the Paris Hotel
  • Enjoy a cooked breakfast, with local ingredients, from the Harbour Lights Cafe
  • Relax with a hot coffee and slice of cake at the Village Stores
  • Try your hand at wind-surfing or kayaking with Robin and Chris
  • Take-away fish and chips from the Lifeboat restaurant and watching the fishing boats unload
  • Follow the pisky trail around the village
  • Visit the Terence Coventry Sculpture Park
  • Spoil yourself with a cream tea at The Bay Hotel
  • Watch a film, show or local artists' work at the Lambeage Hall
  • ...and don't forget your postcards from The Mill Shop

Want to discover more?  There's plenty more at the Coverack Village website

Note: The amount of sand on Coverack and Mears beach is unpredictable and dependent upon the winter storms!




Things to do on the Lizard Peninsula


  • You've had ice-creams from Archie's Loft in Coverack, now visit the Mother Ship at Roskilly's
  • Have a fresh crab salad from Britain's most southerly cafe, Polpeor Cafe
  • Go snorkeling or rock pooling at Kennack Sands
  • Visit the Chocolate Factory and Craft Centre at Mullion
  • Enjoy a take-away Curry from Mullion
  • Watch the yachts sail down the Helford River from the Shipwright's Arms
  • Discover wild flowers and satellite dishes on a 3 mile walk over Goonhilly Downs
  • Take lots of photos of the traditional fishing village of Cadgewith or the spectacular beach at Kynance Cove




Further afield