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South Stack Lighthouse

Address: South Stack, Holyhead LL65 1YH, Wales
Phone Number: (0) 1407 763900
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Ranked #1 of 12 Attractions in Holyhead
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
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Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks

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Geneva, Switzerland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been coming here since I was a kid with my parents. If you're visiting North Wales, you have to stop by this lighthouse. Take a walk down the steps carved in the cliffs and take a breath of fresh sea as you enjoy the beautiful scenery. Be sure to take your camera!!

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Mildenhall, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I've seen photos of this place before, but actually being here is a different experience. I insisted I come on a sunny (or as close as possible in N. Wales) summer evening to take advantage of the sunset views over the ocean. The area around the lighthouse is rocky and windswept with paths everywhere. You can have hours of fun... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Visited on 28th October when it was blowing a gale and pouring down. You could hardly stand up but it was still fantastic. The light was in use and the fog horn sounding. The waves were huge crashing into the rocks below. We climbed halfway down the 400 steps but were getting pinned to the rocks by the wind. Unfortunately... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

I've been coming here since I was a child and have visited in every season and probably every weather condition possible but I think my favourite has to be during the wild and windy winter. I've seen a bit of the world but there's just something about the crashing waves, awe inspiring cliffs and roar of the ocean that draws... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We came here with the kids for a walk out in the October holidays , the actual lighthouse closes at the end of September but it is still worth going for the walk and the views , there are a few different walks you can do and the parking also covers all abilitys as you can park in various places... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

A wonderful spot , great for birdwatching, go on the stormiest day possible and enjoy the breathtaking sight of the seas crashing over the cliffs. The lighthouse has restricted opening for obvious reasons.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I honestly dont think ive experienced the harsh, rugged beauty of the welsh coast in such an awe inspiring place. Worth every step of the walk to see the views from the lamp room. guides are fantastic and helpful and even helped my kids hunt for ghosts (to no avail). if you get the chance enjoy this incredible place for... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
28 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Breathtaking views, stunning surroundings. Extreme beauty of early autumn and turning weather made this place look even more spectacular. Worth every second of wind blown climb.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Dramatic views, just so different to anything else, need to go on a decent day ideally to avoid being blown away

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Penmaenmawr, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This place has the Wow factor, the views are fantastic, and there are some lovely walks,have been many times as i like it so much. Take your binoculars as there is always plenty to see, birds of different species, seals, puffins if your lucky, and more, i would advice you to visit Elins tower its free to go in and... More 

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