Lizard (sometimes referred to as The Lizard) is a village on the Lizard peninsula in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated about ten miles (16 km) south of Helston, and is Britain's most southerly settlement.
The parish church is dedicated to St Winwallo and is the most southerly in mainland Britain. It is built of local Serpentinite stone (see Lizard complex for more information on the peninsula's geology) and is situated in the hamlet of Landewednack, now a suburb of Lizard village.
Lizard Lighthouse, the oldest mainland light in Cornwall, is situated half-a-mile (800 m) south of the village. It has twin towers and was erected in 1752 although there had been a light here since 1619. The Lizard lifeboat station, operated by the RNLI, is situated at Kilcobben Cove half-a-mile east of the village.
- Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 203 Land's End ISBN 978-0-319-23148-7
- GENUKI website; Landewednack retrieved April 2010
-  The Lizard website; retrieved April 2010
- Zetnet Users; Cornwall; The Lizard Retrieved April 2010
- Trinity House website retrieved April 2010
- The RNLI website; The Lizard retrieved April 2010
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