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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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Stunning location, fascinating history

Visited on a glorious day and loved the walk to and from the lighthouse. On a stormy day it would be equally stunning and dramatic. Great views if you walk over the headland.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited on a glorious day and loved the walk to and from the lighthouse. On a stormy day it would be equally stunning and dramatic. Great views if you walk over the headland.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stunning views from this location. . Dramatic walk down to the Lighthouse . Interesting museum and amazing views from the top in the lighthouse tower itself

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spectacular views, stunning spot to sit down after a long day full of activities. I did a coasteering session not far from the Lighthouse and decided to visit. Eventhough the cafe as well as the lighthouse itself were both closed, I don't regret for a second having chosen this place to enjoy my evening. I met a lot of similar... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

South Stack is a great place for walking, bird watching and for visiting the Lighthouse. The scenery is spectacular and there are good facilities such as a lovely café, toilets and a small shop. The Lighthouse is closed on a Friday and is not open on a very windy day because it is dangerous to walk down and across the... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Whether you go to south stack for the bird watching,the lighthouse or the walks you won't be disappointed. We went on another lovely day on Anglesey we arrived early as the car park gets full very quickly. We walked down to visit the island and across the bridge and again loved it. The views from the lighthouse on a good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a brilliant day! Amazing lighthouse, lovely scenery and a gorgeous café, what more do you need? Make sure you go in good weather though, it's closed if the weather is bad. Also it is a working lighthouse so operations come first. If work has to be carried out on the light then they have to close.... But, when it's... More 

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Prudhoe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lovely place to go sightseeing for those who love cliffs and sea birds, go on a day when it isn't too windy though. We went and it was difficult to walk down the steps to the lighthouse without fear of being blown away

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Gwynedd, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a very enjoyable day around "South Stack". We took a picnic and enjoyed. Views are spectacular all around, seeing Ireland, Isle of Man etc. Very good variety of birds, I had my bird book in the car and it was great to pick each one out. Binoculars are a must when you go there, even a camera. Because you... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is just breathtaking. I must admit, I was too scared to go near the edge to take closer pic as it was force 8 winds. It's one hell of a drop! A definite must, just absolutely stunning.

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Holyhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

South Stack is frankly iconic. The sea around the base of the cliffs is constantly agitated and on a lucky day you may see porpoise, dolphin or basking sharks. Head 'north' towards Mynydd Twr/Holyhead mountain for a chance to see the rare silver studded blue butterflies and choughs. Avoid the rather distastefully placed ice cream van in the car park... More 

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