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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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Fantastic for birds

Fantastic for seeing sea birds. If you struggle with steps it may be difficult to get to the light house however you can still see lots with a good pair of binoculars. Information... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic for seeing sea birds. If you struggle with steps it may be difficult to get to the light house however you can still see lots with a good pair of binoculars. Information center is great with a good cafe and plenty of out side space for picnicking.

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Thank Sharon J
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The views, the service and the cafe is amazing. Seriously, with regards to the latter, the food is all handmade and delicious. Do not eat before you go! Although even if you do you will definitely work up an appetite with all the walking! The only bad point is that you get a limited amount of time in the lighthouse... More 

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

A beautiful, beautiful spot. The most fabulous views on the Island I think. We were able to walk the dogs extensively here and really enjoyed the location. There is an RSPB centre by the car park which has a little shop and a great cafe. It was lovely to have a cream tea and watch the world go by.

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Thank Carole L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A great day for anybody who wants to get away from the day to day chaos, the view is stunning, scenery breathtaking, and nature delightful. We arrived on a warm afternoon and started to walk up the hill opposite the lighthouse and wandered around exploring as we went and looking at all the wonders the area has, watching ships drift... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a nice climb from the city center. We met some locals who pointed us in the right direction. The views were amazing.

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Thank Erin N
Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love lighthouses, so on a trip to Anglesey we came here for a nice walk, and little did I know you could go up to the top of he lighthouse!! We endured the steps, 400 down and 100 up to the lighthouse, and were rewarded with a view from the top. Despite it not being that clear, we could... More 

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Thank Emma C
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love this place, it's got amazing scenery, if you're lucky can see puffins, amongst many other birds. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff

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Thank 1956sun_lover
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You need to be active. Over 1000 steps to top of lighthouse and back to mainland! Worth every step to see the puffins nesting in the rocks. Tour of lighthouse was interesting and staff/volunteers were all very friendly.

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Thank sarder2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fantastic place for spotting sea birds, and even seeing Ireland on a clear day. We were shocked to see so many puffins!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great visit for a day trip. The volunteers are all extremely helpful and very knowledgeable. The visitors centre offers great food and great service. The steps down/up to the lighthouse may be a challenge for some, but definitely worth the effort.

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