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St. David's Lighthouse

Address: St. David's Island, Bermuda
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Ranked #69 of 193 Attractions in Bermuda
Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This lighthouse overlooks the east end of the island, providing some great scenic views.
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Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This lighthouse overlooks the east end of the island, providing some great scenic views.

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MA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

the views were amazing. you can see the entire island worth the climb. If you have mobility issues you can't climb to top but the view from the grounds is very high and you see how beautiful the Island is.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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92 reviews 92 reviews
57 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This site is not developed as a serious tourist attraction but nevertheless is enjoyable and worth the trip. Considering the fact that I visited during a thunderstorm, I am glad I chose to visit this site. Below are my comments by functional area. Expectations. I am a big fan of lighthouses (history, design, construction and operation) and have visited quite... More 

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Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
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168 reviews 168 reviews
115 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This is a peaceful place from which to view some of the east end of the island. It was open and free to go up. Maybe a board telling you some more would be of interest - for example one showing where the wrecks are in relation to the lighthouse or what you are looking out at. Not suitable for... More 

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Forest, VA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We were booked on a tour that went to this Lighthouse. There were a couple of local teens that acted as 'tour guides' and helped make this stop special. They gave us some great inside information on the lighthouse and made this attraction more interesting. Of course we gave them a tip. They earned it!

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Toms River
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

St. David's is at the remote norther end of the island. Go past the airport. The view from the top is spectacular. You can see all the way back to Navy Dockyard. While there, you can swim at Annie's Bay where you may be the only people on the beach.

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Warren, Massachusetts
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766 reviews 766 reviews
453 attraction reviews
2,215 helpful votes 2,215 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This bright red and white lighthouse was built of Bermuda limestone in 1879. It sits at the highest point on the east side of the island and rises 208 feet. You can climb to the top without cost; I did and I guess there were more than a hundred steps. It was quite a climb for a hot day. Once... More 

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New York City, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
44 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

secluded area of Bermuda, make your way to the southern eastern part of the island to St. David Lighthouse. it is quiet in a residential area high top a hill sits St. David lighthouse...a great view of St. George and eastern part of Bermuda. not too hard of a climb to the top and outside view is worth the trip.... More 

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Oakville, ontario
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432 reviews 432 reviews
230 attraction reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

This lighthouse visit wasn't as busy compared to the Pegggy's Cove lighthouse located in Nova Scotia, Canada that we visited a number of years ago. However you really can't compare such a Bermuda lighthouse to a Candian one that also has a Cansda Post mailbox at its location. Althought average in my personal opinion, this place has a higher standard... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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186 reviews 186 reviews
90 attraction reviews
711 helpful votes 711 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

My wife and I came to Bermuda via cruise ship spending 3 days on the island. During our second day we went over to Clearwater Beach and Cooper's Island Nature Reserve. From there you can see St. David's Lighthouse. Since we traveled to this side of Bermuda via moped we decided to find this lighthouse to have a look. While... More 

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Warwick, New York
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101 reviews 101 reviews
49 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We visited St. David's Lighthouse during a St. George cruise excursion tour. There is a circular staircase to the top (no elevator). It is a little cramped, but it was well worth the climb to the top, as the view is spectacular! Would not go out of my way to visit it, but if you are in the area, would... More 

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