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Penmon Point

Address: Penmon, Wales
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Penmon
Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Parked at the Priory and walked along the toll road to Penmon Point. Lovely view of the lighthouse and puffin island from here. Only loos are at the café by obtaining a key at the café once you have eaten/drank in there. Had a lovely cup of tea and huuuuge pece of cake with lashings of cream which set us... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The combination of the scenery at Penmon Point and the remains of ancient Priory buildings makes this a well worthwhile destination. The toll of £2.50 per car which covers both parking at Penmon Priory and use of the road down to the point is an absolute bargain! There is so much of interest, the priory church, the old dovecote, St... More 

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Midhurst, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A group of photographers spent several hours both down at the lighthouse, where we had snacks and coffees at the cafe (and use of their loo), and at the priory, well and dovecote. It was a glorious afternoon when we were down at the point and the views to the island and across to Snowdonia were fabulous. Unfortunately by the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I've now made the walk from the Penmon bus stop to Penmon Point several times. The views across the Menai Strait never get old whether in clear sunshine or battering rain storm. The old priory and and the well and dovecote give an historical context and once sighted from the brow of the hill leading down to the point the... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Came down here on a perfect September morning. Brilliant views to Trywn Du lighthouse, Puffin Island and the mainland. Only downside was the number of visitors who come and can't be bothered to take their own litter home - shame on them. No public toilets but if you fancy a drink there is a nice little cafe nearby

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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Brilliant time had in Penmon point with Older and younger members of the family. Sat with beautiful views out to sea and at the mountains which where so clear . Had lovely coffee and cake in the little café. Had a great time watching eldest daughter run from the bats at the priory, will be going back soon. small charge... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I didn't know it was free to park by the church so paid my toll (driving in a motorhome I was magnanimously told I could pay the £2.50 and not the coach fee of £5 - there was only me and the dog!!!) then told the vehicle was too large to go on the toll road. I have driven as... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

In addition to visiting Penmon Priory the above is a very interesting building. Entering through the small doorway to view inside is a must. The visit was made as part of a round walk from Llangoed which has a ruined castle and !FREE! parking nearby. Black Point is FREE on foot and not far to walk from the Priory to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

To access penmon point you need to either park up near the priory and walk or pay the £2.50 toll. We paid the toll and this includes parking when you get down there. Fantastic views of puffin island, snowdonia, Llandudno and of course the lighthouse. We were also treated to a pod of porpoises while we were there. We had... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We visited on a very wet and windy day - but I'm so glad that we did. The visit to the priory, dovecote and church should not be missed. A really atmospheric place that is just steeped in history. Easy access to the beach at the Point, though not for bathing. Views of Puffin Island are superb, and on a... More 

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