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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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fantastic views

The walk down the hill and the stairs up are made worthwhile by the views. I could of stayed up there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2015
Crewe, United Kingdom
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Crewe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 NEW

The walk down the hill and the stairs up are made worthwhile by the views. I could of stayed up there.

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 NEW

Like many say, you have a long climb down and back again but wow the views are worth it! The climb up to the top of the lighthouse was especially good.

Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 NEW

Would definitely recommend a trip here, the views are stunning, fantastic place to watch the sunset. You can buy ticket to walk over to the lighthouse but it was closed when I visited.

Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 NEW

We visited in the last week of September and the weather was glorious! Great walk over to the lighthouse (as per other reviews, not for the unfit) with an interesting tour to the top of the lighthouse itself. Average food at the cafe with a long wait for food but we're on holiday and in no rush.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 NEW

A wonderful place for an evening walk but take care with so many steps especially coming back! The birdlife and scenery is spectacular and in the Summer a nice spot for a picnic. The Lighthouse has plenty of character and on a good day you can see for miles.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 NEW

We walked from Trearddur bay, up Holyhead mountain and the. Dropped down to South stack. Great stop for views to the lighthouse, light refreshments before going on to Trearddur Bay. Fabulous and seals to look out for!

St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 NEW

Yesterday was my second visit to South Stack. Although I didn't go in to the lighthouse, the views from the cliff edges are breathtaking. Both times that I have visited I thought I was in the Mediterranean. The cafe is also lovely... we had the cream tea which is excellent value for money

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Superb shop and café with excellent clean toilets. Very knowledgeable man from the RSPB to answer all your questions. .Long walk uphill to get to the start of the descent to the lighthouse.Wonderful views,not suitable for the elderly or toddlers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

What a beautiful place to visit. Bit of a climb down to the lighthouse and if you are not fit then a struggle to get back up. But lovely views anyway

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Overall this is the most quaint beautiful friendly town on our entire UK visit. They have complimentary shuttle bus service in the area and everyone is so nice. This lighthouse dates to 1800 and if willing / able to hike the view is amazing, if not there are stunning views for many a vantage point on this island.


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