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St. David's Lighthouse

St. David's Island, Bermuda
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Ranked #88 of 185 Attractions in Bermuda
Type: Lighthouses
Description: This lighthouse overlooks the east end of the island, providing some great scenic views.
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Toms River
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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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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229 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 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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319 helpful votes 319 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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38 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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Providence, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

I visited St. David's in 10-12 during a cruise on NCL's Star. I love lighthouses, so it was on my list. Further, I had a scooter so it was a very pleasant ride. If you're docked at King's Wharf and need to take a bus / taxi, I would say don't bother - UNLESS you also plan (somehow) to go... More

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Point Pleasant, West Virginia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

It is "OK". Was in the area exploring the island on the scooter. I wouldnt recommend a special trip out there for only the lighthouse.

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

Nothing much else to see around there, but we enjoyed the trip out there off the beaten path a bit. If you are going by bus, take the number 6 as it is the only one that goe out there. You can climb all 85 steps to the top of the lighthouse for terrific views.

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211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

as long as we were out to st. george's on a Sunday (VERY SLEEPY TIME OF WEEK TO GO!), we drove out to St.David's Lighthouse. It's a very 'lighthouse' looking structure, but you must wind through a lot of roads to get to it and, once there, it wasn't like you could go inside. The spot is lonesome, way out... More

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