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Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre

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Very Nice Ice Cream and views

We visited in Sept while walking around the area. We decided not to go up the lighthouse as it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MrsMikeReviews
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Ottershaw, United Kingdom
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Must see lighthouse

Visited lizard on hols with my fiancé this week... went on a tour of the lighthouse which I wasn’t... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
becki186220
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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With the help of a generous grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Trinity House renovated the Engine Room at Lizard Lighthouse, retaining some of the old engines. It now also features new exhibition material, an audio visual room and a number of...more
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Cornwall TR12 7NT, Lizard TR12 7NT, England
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All reviews fog horn trinity house light house guided tour free ice cream sorbet great tour national trust no flip flops interesting visit interactive displays car park the cottages all ages small fee walked down open to the public
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in Sept while walking around the area. We decided not to go up the lighthouse as it was a lot of steps for my 2 year old but we had a walk around the gift shop and had some ice cream. The doors...More

Thank MrsMikeReviews
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Some machinery and equipment not labelled. Computer screen showing the ships out to sea not working.

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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We visited the heritage centre but were disappointed. The old video they loop is interesting but faded and quite dated to the point of being hard to watch. Time for a new production. Not recommended unless you are quite keen on lighthouses.

Thank Dave G
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Visited lizard on hols with my fiancé this week... went on a tour of the lighthouse which I wasn’t expecting but very glad we did! So interesting and hearing all the history was really good! Staff were friendly and informative would defo recommend doing this...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Lizard is a must visit. The lighthouse is a bonus. Unfortunately due to timing I couldn't venture up the lighthouse. As it's operational, only guided tours are permitted. I think there were three set times. Instead perused the merchandise, bought a souvenir and had an...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2018

The brilliant early autumn weather obviously helped but I found the display at the Heritage Centre really interesting. There was a useful timeline, lots of information about building and operating lighthouses and some fun hands on things. I may be 62 but I really enjoyed...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2018

The lady on the front desk was extremely rude to us when we asked if it was National trust or not, we have passes so was working out if it was free or if we would need to pay. She was very hostile and angry...More

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Lynn P, Owner at Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to bring your visit to Lizard lighthouse to our attention. Trinity House try to maintain the highest of standards to our visitors and take all correspondence of this nature seriously. We have spoken to the operators who run the...More

Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a brilliant and truly informative trip to the Lizard Lighthouse during our recent trip south and Caroline the Lighthouse Keeper was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the workings and upkeep of the building whilst explaining the detail behind the same. Dom was a...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2018

There are wonderful facilities but not open on Saturday, I can't believe the logic of not opening on the busiest day of the week

Thank lisa w
Reviewed September 12, 2018

We enjoyed the guided tour, even though the fog horn was in full blast!! Our smaller sized group made it more personal.

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Geraldine H
October 4, 2018|
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Response from lister_natalie82 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there I would contact them open between 9 to 5 M to F 01326290202
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jake a
May 22, 2017|
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Response from Margaret K | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's £9 each this includes a passport that lasts for at least a year , you can give it to friends, it's £8 otherwise , we really enjoyed the tour , includes museum too !
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