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South Stack Lighthouse

South Stack, Holyhead LL65 1YH, Wales
(0) 1407 763900
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Ranked #1 of 13 attractions in Holyhead
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses
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Trento, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Even if it is set in a very remote part of the North Wales, it is definitely one of the most rich of energy place I have ever seen. Breath-taking!

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

It's not actually that far from the rspb building just down the road, but there are a lot of steps to negotiate to reach the island with the lighthouse on, which can be a bit challenging on a windy day as parts are quite exposed. But that's all part of the attraction, crossing the footbridge onto the island, browsing through... More

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Kent, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Brave the 400 or so steps down as it is well worth it. Great views, puffin spotting, (not that we saw any.. But other people did!) and very interesting tour of the lighthouse - amazing to actually see the light - and to hear the history. Welcome cup of tea in the cafe at the top!

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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Absolutely amazing the views the light house everything its a perfect combination and one of the best attractions in north wales

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england
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very pleased we went to visit this wonderful attraction, The weather was good on this day which helped. There are a lots of steps down the cliffs which is not bad as we stopped a lot to see the nesting birds on the cliffs including puffins and the beautiful small plants. You do have to get your tickets for the... More

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Stoke-on-trent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The views were stunning and if I wasn't disabled I would have really enjoyed the walk up the big steps to the top of the cliff and then around the lighthouse. It was well worth the visit and next time I go there it will be to watch the birds nesting on the cliffs. We were lucky with the weather... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

visited this lighthouse while away on a min break with my son. great place for walking and lovely views

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A bit of a treck up from the town but well worth the visit. Id suggest getting the bus up as the steps from the car park down are at least 300. will be back

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Well worth a visit - stunning views and only genuinely 7 minutes away from Holyhead. Worth going to, even if you don't have time to walk around, driving to see the cliffs makes for a good day out.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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23 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

If you are on Anglesey then you are not far from South Stack. You need reasonable weather to enjoy the stunning views. If you decide to go down to the lighthouse itself, be aware that there is an awful lot of steps to go down & then climb up again. It will cost you just over £5 per adult to... More

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