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South Stack Lighthouse

Address: South Stack, Holyhead LL65 1YH, Wales
Phone Number: (0) 1407 763900
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Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Holyhead
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I visited the lighthouse after visiting the RSPB reserve. The tour guide was great and the views from the top are spectacular. The downside however is that i picked up Vodafone Ireland so was charged for an international phone call, that however is not the tour guides fault!!! Well worth a visit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Approaching this location is dramatic and breath-taking. The view of the sea and then the sheer drop down to the lighthouse located on a small promontory connected via a bridge is wonderful in itself but then to go across and ascend the lighthouse is a wonder to behold. Any weather will give you a different perspective; dark foreboding clouds, blue... More 

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London
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We visited here in July 2013 and went here by cab from Holyhead as the bus stop is very far away from this place. Luckily it was a lovely summers day and we had a great time climbing the 400 steps up and down and walking through the bridge over the chasm. The lighthouse has an excellent guided tour and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This beautifully maintained lighthouse is spectacular enjoy the views and great walks.If at all possible catch the sunset there as if you are lucky it will be stunning.

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Mgarr, Malta
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Seeing the lighthouse from the parking was an awesome view and couldn't wait to go down the long flight of steps to get a closer look at it. We went right next to the beautiful and well kept lighthouse. There were more beautiful views of the Irish sea. Going up we counted the steps and although we had to stop... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 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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51 reviews 51 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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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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