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Address: South Stack, Holyhead LL65 1YH, Wales
Phone Number: (0) 1407 763900
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A must-do from off of the ferry

Not too far from the port, hiking to (and up) this lighthouse is absolutely beautiful. Highly recommended.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Rockaway, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Not too far from the port, hiking to (and up) this lighthouse is absolutely beautiful. Highly recommended.

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Indian Shores, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We were visiting friends in the area and they took us to the lighthouse. Unfortunately it was closed the evening. Nevertheless the views are spectacular. It was a nice evening but windy. Remember to wrap up and wear good shoes, there are 400 steps! When we were there a guy was scaling the cliffs. For birders there is a hide... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I took so many pictures of South Stack i could publish a book! Weather was not very good but still, looked magical! The lighthouse among the mist was quite a view!

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

When you have sunny weather go there it is an experience the view to the sea is fabulous. The walk down to the bridge is partially steep but you have amazing views to the cliffs and sea. The sea is actually green blueish and wonderful to look at. If the weather is not so nice it show the danger. You... More 

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Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

i personaly am scared of heights , my husband took us all up as we had visitors and they had seen it on television and couldnt wait to see it , i bravely sat back and watched them all walk to the bridge that had been made to take them there , they all said it was an experience they... More 

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Heswall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Stunning location Make sure you go on a clear day. You can go down to the lighthouse it self, but be warned the there are 200 steps down, then the 200 steps back up! However the view from the other side is free and it's amazing! So we didn't think we needed to tackle the steps as it had been... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

what an experience,The views are terrific and the sea birds flying around us.Walked down to find we should have purchased a ticket from the cafe at the top of the cliff.Worth the walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

First things first make sure you buy your tickets from the cafe first then start the walk down the steps taking in the views of the cliffs and sea birds and seals. then into the light house grounds once in the lighthouse lods of information and pictures how it works how it used to be run really interesting kids loved... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Spectacular views over the Lleyn Peninsular and Irish Sea. You could have been in any overseas location with the calm, crystal blue/green sea. The car park at the top was full, but we did manage to find a space. We decided to pay at the reserve café/info centre before starting our walk down. There are hundreds of steps!!! But so... More 

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stoke on trent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

well worth the walk up to south stack lighthouse about 400 steps to get there but what a view when you are there you need a ticket to get access to the lighthouse .

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