A man has been airlifted to hospital after falling ill at a remote beauty spot.

Coastguards were also scrambled, at 11.30am, to an area of coast near to Lizard Village where a "medical incident" was unfolding.

They worked with paramedics to check the casualty and organise further care.

Falmouth Packet:

Photo: Mullion Coastguard Rescue Team 

A spokesperson for Mullion Coastguard Rescue Team said: "Due to the remote location he was taken by helicopter for further care."

The air ambulance landed in a field nearby.

Porthoustock Coastguard Rescue Team provided back up for the Mullion team.