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South Stack Lighthouse

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Address: South Stack, Holyhead LL65 1YH, Wales
Phone Number: (0) 1407 763900
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We'd been recommended to visit South Stack, but sadly the weather put paid to a 'proper' visit. It was blowing an absolute gale when we arrived, so much so, I struggled to push... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Accrington, United Kingdom
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Accrington, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We'd been recommended to visit South Stack, but sadly the weather put paid to a 'proper' visit. It was blowing an absolute gale when we arrived, so much so, I struggled to push the car door open to get out! The lighthouse itself was closed to the public for winter, but my OH still wanted to walk down and have... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited in November and the lighthouse itself was closed but I did walk down the steps to the bridge. The cliffs are very beautiful and well worth a look. The wind was blowing and the sea was choppy. Very dissappointed to have missed the lighthouse but the climb back up was something else...On the way down I was wearing... More 

Thank Kitty W
Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fabulous afternoon at South Stack. Fantastic walks and the views are eyewatering! Oh what wonderful scenery. To round off we had a very nice cup of tea and scone in the cafe. Just perfect, not a lot to ask for but a perfect end to a perfect day. The best things in life are free!!!

Thank Viv P
Shaw, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Because it was October the bridge across to the lighthouse was closed. I was the only person going down the steps but the views were stunning. please note you have to be fit to go down the steps as it's over 300 down there

Thank Steve G
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come to south stack for a walk at least once a month beautiful views and a nice place to watch the sunrise or sunset, latest visit we saw a pod of dolphins swimming in the bay

Thank Matt T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most amazing breathtaking views possible me thinks.....I absolutely hate water/sea and have a huge phobia that runs very deep, so this was a huge challenge for me. There are 400 steps ( the nice chappie from the RSPB shop told us) so my mum had to sit this one out. There is a wall between you and everything else,... More 

Thank Kathy H
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful area and the walk over to the lighthouse is well worth it and the views from the top are breath taking. Even spotted some Porpoises in the sea.

Thank Aitch48
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a lovely idea for a second date, and I am not a climber, however, this really got me into hiking. Lovely views of the sea and all around .

Thank SJaimeJ
London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First let me say that it is a long way from anything to see this lighthouse, but for all that, I still highly recommend it. The views from the coastline are legitimately awe-inspiring and we were lucky enough to be there near sunset, so the sky and ocean were breathtaking. We didn't pay to go in the lighthouse we just... More 

Thank Rachel L
Crewe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been here lots of time over the years and the views are always amazing it was a beautiful sunny autumn day and there lots of opportunities to take photos which pleaded my brother in law.

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