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Castle Hill Lighthouse

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Address: Ocean Drive, Newport, RI
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Wonderful Sight

An attraction icon on a beautiful piece of land. Area of Newpoty a "must see"! Worth going a little out of the way.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago

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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An attraction icon on a beautiful piece of land. Area of Newpoty a "must see"! Worth going a little out of the way.

Thank MimiKane
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Viewing a sunset at Castle Hill Lighthouse is a to-do. We had a bit of a hard time finding the path, but once we did it was gorgeous. The crashing sound of waves, the perfect breeze and the sunset approaching, I was in taken by the scenery

Thank just_cp
Highlands, New Jersey
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110 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It definitely takes a minute to find! Read other reviewers for directions! Once you have made it the light house seems smaller then you would think, but it is beautiful to see and photograph.

Thank danielle F
Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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121 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

There isn't much to this lighthouse as you cannot go through it but it was enjoyable to take the walk to see it.

Thank fishwidow1
Colonial Beach, Virginia
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28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

This lighthouse im was one of my favorites on my New England trip recently. The actual address of the lighthouse won't show up on most GPS systems. To reach the lighthouse, park in the Castle Inn parking lot all the way to the left when you enter the parking lot. The Inn is open to non-guests of the hotel for... More 

4 Thank Whirrledpeas
Johnstown, Ohio
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The view is GREAT.......The food is good ...but the oysters on the half shell....well you needed a looking glass to find them!!!!!! The oyster shell was the size of a quarter and the oyster was the size of a dime....NOT JOKING!!!!!! The oysters cost $3.00 EACH and when I got them ...I would have been ashamed to serve them at... More 

Thank Don L
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62 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

A nice little trail down to the lighthouse. Small lighthouse but a great piece of history as all lighthouses are. The water crashing the rocks is beautiful. A nice little stop and see on your Newport trip.

Thank TexasTraveler002
Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
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119 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Great view and interesting story. It is so nice to just sit here a while and watch the boats come and go from the east passage.

Thank Arnie S
Nutley, New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

This is a cute little lighthouse off the beaten path. We took a short walk in the woods to get there and it was worth the trip. It's an old lighthouse dating back to the 1800's with an exceptional view of the bay.

Thank infamousj1
Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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173 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

castle hill lighthouse is tiny. I don't know if it's functional given it's height. it does provide guidance to the water way

Thank Vincent D

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