Helston, Cornwall, England

Bright and welcoming lighthouse cottage on the southern most point of Britain offering a rural unique stay near Helston.

Key Points

  • Beautiful cottage for 4 located at Lizard Lighthouse at the southern most tip of Britain.
  • Sensational coastal walks right on the doorstep to enjoy.
  • Enclosed courtyard ideal for relaxing & listening to the sounds of the coast.


Longships is a modern welcoming cottage located at Lizard lighthouse on the southern most tip of Britain, which offers a rural stay for 4 people near Helston. Lizard Lighthouse is a fully working lighthouse which was first established in 1619. 

On the ground floor of the cottage is a spacious fully equipped kitchen with funky tiles, breakfast table and a gorgeous sitting room with electric wood burner effect stove to keep you warm whilst looking out at the sea views. There is also a separate dining room with seating for 4 with scenic views from the window. The bathroom is also on this floor and has a bath with shower over, perfect for a long soak after a busy day. 

To the first floor you can find both the beautifully decorated bedrooms which have amazing sea views, there is a 5' king-size bed in one & twin 3' single beds in the other. 

Outside you can relax in your enclosed courtyard and listen to the sound of the sea and birds around you. 

There are plenty of stunning coastal walks on the doorstep. Locally there is lots to see and do including the famous Lands End or a trip to historic St Michael's Mount. Lizard Village is nearby which has plenty of shops, restaurants & a welcoming pub which is only a 1/4 mile away. Be sure to stop off at a tea shop and treat yourself to a traditional scone, jam and cream too! 

Guests should be aware that the lighthouses and equipment need regular and sometimes emergency maintenance. Therefore visits by maintenance staff may occur at any time during the year. However, staff will do their best to ensure guest privacy at all times. This is an operations lighthouse with an automatic, electric fog signal. During occasional periods of fog and mist, ear plugs are provided for your comfort.

One dog welcome for an extra fee. Travel cot & highchair are available on request. Parking available for one vehicle. 

Minimum 3 night stay, with a 7 night minimum in July & August with Friday arrivals. 

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Room Types









 Dining area

 Tumble dryer

 Washing machine



 Garden - enclosed

Nearby (within 5 miles)


 Country walks

 Pub / Bar

 Pub within walking distance





 DVD player


 WiFi - No access to WiFi

On Arrival

 Welcome pack








 Kitchenware / Utensils




Young Children


 High chair

 Welcome all ages


 Free parking


 Quiet location

 Small site (2-4 accoms)

Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 11th November 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom