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St. David's Lighthouse

St. David's Island, Bermuda
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Ranked #91 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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New York City, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

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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382 reviews 382 reviews
212 attraction reviews
169 helpful votes 169 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
192 helpful votes 192 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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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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17 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
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
24 attraction reviews
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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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Bermuda
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361 reviews 361 reviews
190 attraction reviews
205 helpful votes 205 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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Indianapolis
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109 reviews 109 reviews
35 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2011

St. David's Lightouse is on a hill which is very isolated. If you enjoy silence and tranquility, go to this lighthouse. It is a walk up the hill and there litlerally is nothing around the lighthouse. It is well worth the many stairs to the top to see the view. Awesome! A tourist bus did not even stop to let... More

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Calgary, Alberta
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3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2009

If you want to see a lighthouse, I definitely would not recommend this one... Go over to South Hampton to the Gibbs Lighthouse. Much better setting. We took the long trek out to St. Davids and then learned that they were not opening that day (no warning). It is out-of-the-way and not that spectacular.

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