Grassland and heathland found on The Lizard

Location

1 mile north of Lizard village,
Helston
Cornwall

OS Map Reference

SW694153
A static map of Windmill Farm

Know before you go

Size
75 hectares

Parking information

Yes

Grazing animals

No

Walking trails

Site is fairly flat with some gentle slopes. Wheelchair access will be restricted to the level pasture but even this is likely to be very bumpy. Wellies are advisable in wet weather

Access

Public footpaths around the reserve which are accessible for wheelchair and pushchairs. Terrain can be difficult at some points and stout footwear is recommended especially in poorer conditions.

Dogs

No dogs permitted

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

April to August

About the reserve

Windmill Farm Nature Reserve on The Lizard comprises grassland and heathland with some scrub, bog, swamp and hedgerow. The construction of two ponds and a scrape have provided habitat, together with arable crops for birds. The adult marsh fritillary may be seen on the wing from mid-April to July. The reserve contains a 17th century windmill, Bronze Age barrows and Second World War pill boxes

Contact us

Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 01872 273939