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
- Flambards; if you feel the urge to visit a theme park (20 mins)
- St Ives; for its narrow cobbled streets (45 mins)
- Gweek Seal sanctuary; ideal for a grey day (20 mins)
- Falmouth; for its maritime heritage and shops (40 mins)
- The Minack Theatre; watch any show at this stunning open air theatre (75 minutes)
- St Michael's Mount; huge beach, interesting house and gardens (40 mins)
- Trebah Gardens and Glendurgan Gardens; Lovely gardens both with mazes which descend to a beach (40 mins)
- Land's End: Don't, just don't!