The most southerly inn on the British mainland, The Top House Inn provides award-winning accommodation and breakfasts in Cornwall. A 15-minute walk from Lizard Point, it has a traditional West Country pub and restaurant, and offers free Wi-Fi. In a separate building adjoining the bar, the stylishly furnished guest rooms have en suite bathroom facilities with shower or bath, hairdryer and luxury toiletries. There is a flat-screen TV with DVD player and tea and coffee facilities with hot chocolate and biscuits. Breakfast at The Top House Inn has won an award from Enjoy England, and includes a traditional full English. The restaurant offers an eclectic menu featuring fine produce from the county, including handmade burgers and homemade curries, plus tempting desserts and Sunday roasts. The atmospheric fireside bar serves real ales and Fairtrade coffee. The Top House Inn is less than 12 miles south of Helston, and around 2 miles from Kynance Cove. The pretty village of Mullion is a 10-minute drive away, and the Flambards Theme Park around 20 minutes.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

FREE parking!


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Room type
Number of guests
2 single beds
1 double bed
2 bunk beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Lizard
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Iain
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    My room was very comfortable and well equipped. The manager and staff were great and my stay, albeit brief, was very enjoyable. The food was excellent and, if you're looking for local ales, this is the place for you. The Top House is a very slick...
  • The
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Friendly helpful staff, good evening meal, comfortable bed
  • Stephen
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Room was very good with superb views over the Lizard. Room and bathroom very comfortable and clean. Food was very good with excellent breakfast and service.

Property surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of The Top House Inn
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Express check-in/check-out
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules
The Top House Inn takes special requests - add in the next step!

From 15:00 to 22:00
From 08:00 to 10:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
VisaMastercardMaestro Cash is not accepted

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

If you expect to arrive or depart outside of reception opening hours this must be agreed with the property in advance. If it is possible to accommodate the out of hours request an extra fee will apply. There is no 24 hour reception.

As a courtesy to all fellow guests, please keep noise to a minimum when entering and moving around the building overnight and early in the morning.

Check-out before 06.00 must be requested in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

There must be at least 1 adult of 18 years or above in each room.

If room keys are lost, a GBP 50 fee will be charged before departure.

Please note that the guest who made the booking must be present on arrival.

FAQs about The Top House Inn

  • Check-in at The Top House Inn is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Room options at The Top House Inn include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family

  • The prices at The Top House Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The Top House Inn is 50 yards from the centre of Lizard. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Top House Inn offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • The Top House Inn has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

    • Yes, The Top House Inn is popular with guests booking family stays.