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Gibb's Hill Lighthouse

Address: Lighthouse Road (between South Shore and Middle rds.) | Gibbs Hill, Bermuda
Phone Number: 441-238-0524
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The oldest cast iron lighthouse in the world provides breathtaking views of the Bermuda shoreline.
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Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The oldest cast iron lighthouse in the world provides breathtaking views of the Bermuda shoreline.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Wow, wow, wow. Take the bus, walk the hill, climb the stairs and be amazed with the vistas. I am borderline terrified of heights but I walked the cat walk in strong winds and do not regret on single second of the experience. The beauty seen, wow.

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Hadley, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We spend a month here every January and and we always enjoy visiting the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse. The caste iron tower with the fresnel lighting system makes this tower worth visiting. It was constructed in England and then dismantled and shipped to Bermuda in the 1840's. The fresnel light was installed in 1904 and is still operational. The climb to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This is definitely a must see. There are beautiful views from the base of the Lighthouse, but they are way more exciting from the top deck of the tower. The tickets to the top are only a couple of dollars, but you will need to climb a few dozen stairs to get to the top platform. The views from there... More 

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San Francisco, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We joined a morning walk group from the Fairmont going to the lighthouse. It took about 30 minutes to get there. It was supposed to be a "nature" walk but due to the damage from the recent storm, the trails were mostly blocked by fallen trees so we had to go through the roads. That took a little away from... More 

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Snow Camp, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We went on a very windy day. I stayed inside at the top but was able to walk around inside and see the beautiful views. There are wonderful views. There are steps but you can stop at the different levels if you want a break. There are exhibits with great information at each level. You can take the bus to... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

we walked up to it from hotel just 10 minutes away. it lights up the night sky and is incredible to watch.

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London
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213 reviews 213 reviews
28 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is a good activity to do when it is not too windy. The lighthouse has 85 steps to the top but there are in intermediate floors where you can stop to read a bit about the history so it does not feel long at all. Make sure you go on a quiet wind day because otherwise you may have... More 

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Thurrock, Essex
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146 reviews 146 reviews
47 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

After the run, yes run up the 281 steps I was ready for a breather at the top. With beautiful views across both sides of the island it was most definitely worth it. On the walk down we stopped at each level to read about the history, really interesting and a must see. Quite fascinating.

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Edmonton, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
41 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We almost missed the opening hours (due to having more rum swizzles, my fault!) but when we happened along just at closing, they generously let us go up and view. The view is VERY beautiful. We actually went three times: once during the day on a tour with Heidi of Byway Tours, again at sunset with Heidi of Byway tours,... More 

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Sandys, Bermuda
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Recently renovated. The journey to the top of the lighthouse is worth it. The views from the top are amazing.

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