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A fishing village built on both sides of a spur of rock that juts out into the sea. Coverack has a large crescent shaped beach in the sheltered bay that is ideal for swimming & windsurfing. Fishing boats and pleasure craft bob side by side in the small harbour which is built of local serpentine, and the old lifeboat house and slipway are reminders of a past rich in maritime adventure.
The Coverack lifeboat rescued many from the “Manacles”, one and a half square miles of jagged rocks lying just beneath the waves, which have claimed many ships along with their officers and men. The Manacles are now very popular with divers due to the various shipwrecks.
Watersports abound such as snorkelling, scuba diving and windsurfing. Or visit nearby Cadgwith on a gig-racing day and watch local teams battle it out in brightly coloured craft.
There is the Lizard Peninsula (mainland England's most southerly point), which is designated as an “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty”. Much of the coastline falls under the stewardship of the National Trust and the South West Coast Footpath winds its way around the Peninsula - providing exceptionally beautiful walks for ramblers of all ages.
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