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Visit Mullion

Mullion is a fishing village on the west coast of the Lizard peninsula in south-west Cornwall (it is the largest village to be found on the peninsula).

Mullion village itself is a little inland from the sea, with two river valleys from the village leading to Polurrian Cove and Mullion Cove (follow Nansmellyon Road).

Mullion churchVisit Mullion, Cornwall

A tradtional Cornwall 'pilchard and smuggling' village, the 15th century church of St Mellanus in the centre of Mullion is worth visiting, above all for the noteworthy wood carvings in the interior.

The village also contains plenty of tourist facilities, from fish restaurants to gift shops, and from art shops to pubs.

The harbour is at Mullion Cove. Although the fishing industry dates back several hundred years, the harbour is little more than 100 years old.

Be sure to find time to walk along the cliffs above Mullion Cove and Polurrian Cove for lovely views of the coast.



Places to visit near Mullion

  • The beach at Polurrian is a short walk from Mullion, other beaches near Mullion  include  Poldhu Cove beach, Mullion Cove, Kynance Cove and Church Cove.
  • Mullion Golf Course
  • Wheal Unity Copper Mine
  • Land's End - less impressive than Lizard Point, but everyone visits anyway!
  • Saint Michael's Mount

You can find more local travel ideas in the Cornwall guide and the Cornwall guide.

See also: 

Map of Mullion and places to visit


Mullion places to visit



Cadgwith guide


Lizard guide
Lizard Point

Lizard Point

Lizard Point guide


Coverack guide


Helford guide
Praa Sands

Praa Sands

Praa Sands guide

...or see all our recommended places to visit in Cornwall

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