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Address: Llantwit Major, Wales
Phone Number: 07850047721
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For 175 years Nash Point lighthouse, designed by James Walker, the...

For 175 years Nash Point lighthouse, designed by James Walker, the Engineer-in-Chief to Trinity House, has been keeping the mariner safe of Nash Sands, the sandbanks off the point at the entrance to the Bristol Channel.

In 1977 a rare plant, the tuberous thistle (Cirsium Tuberosum), was found growing around the lighthouse.

Nash Point was the last manned lighthouse in Wales. The lighthouse keepers left on 5 August 1998.

Nash Point formally opened its doors to the public in 2007 so why not come along and see this wonderful lighthouse and the stunning scenery around about it from a new perspective?

 

Fog Signal

 

The fog signal is sounded at 14.00 On the first Saturday and third Sunday of each month, weather conditions permitting.

 

Tours of Nash Point are organised under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House.

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We were just curious 😀

Interesting history and very kind and lovely people whose are sharing it with you. The cottage can be rented for holidays and there is possibility to get married in Light House.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting history and very kind and lovely people whose are sharing it with you. The cottage can be rented for holidays and there is possibility to get married in Light House.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk from llantwit major beach across the coastal cliff walk, walking time to the light house is just over an hour. Terrain is up and down and most areas have got the man made steps, weather was dry for us but I could imagine that if it was raining it would be very slippery. On a clear day you... More 

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Cardiff, Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We pass the lighthouse often on our dog walk but only went in for the first time this weekend. We just happened to bump into one of the custodians outside who persuaded us (not in a bad way!) to go in and have a look. He told us an awful lot about the history and how the lighthouse worked and... More 

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Cardiff
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

This area is steeped in history and offers some stunning views on the Welsh Coastal path. An ideal area to have a picnic whilst doing a casual or brisk walk around the coast. Just up the road from St Donats and Llantwit Major Beach there is lots on offer to see. A strategic World War 2 coastal defence you will... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Great views,lovely Base for walks.£2 all day parking,little t room.Working lighthouse.Nice beach Cove. Watched the mist come in from sea and make all the area disappear.

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Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

well worth the visit. would be even better with good weather.The detailed information given by the volunteer tour guide was much more than was expected. Not for disabled persons as there are many steep stairs. Standing near the Fog Horn made us all jump.

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Neath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

It's not every day you get to walk inside a working lighthouse. This was a fantastic visit and the knowledge of our guide Bill, was to be commended. Even tho the weather was terrible it couldn't dampen out enthusiasm or indeed that of our guide.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

A fascinating insight into a working lighthouse, with marvellous views from the top level thrown in. Obviously there are quite a few steps to climb (no lift) so it's not disabled-friendly. The two lighthouse attendants are helpful and informative. There is a paid-for car park with a refreshment kiosk 100m or so from the lighthouse from which it is a... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We have walked this part of the coast path many times and on some occasions seen it open and have not gone in. However today we had the time and visited. We were lucky enough to arrive at the fog horns as they were being set off , what a treat always wondered how loud and they were loud !!!... More 

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place one day and what a beautiful place to find! We payed to park right on the point, it had fantastic views! There a lots of different routes/walks to take to suit all. The lighthouse wasn't open to the public the day we visited but would like to go back one day when it is! A... More 

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