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“Soon stacks up !” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of South Stack Lighthouse

South Stack Lighthouse
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$672.62*
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Private Anglesey Day Trip from Holyhead
Ranked #1 of 31 things to do in Holyhead
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Stockport
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 826 helpful votes
“Soon stacks up !”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2013

Well worth the tremendous effort. Only visited once - that be all one could manage !
The descent down the Holy Island cliff be easy enough, the ascent up to and within the lighthouse - likewise. The views are pleasant enough from the balcony - though, that said, there little to actually take in - just sea and cliffs ! If you are lucky, and oneself was, you may notice the head of a seal bobbing up from time to time.
Upon arrival at the lighthouse, you come across a small museum about it within the lower building. This be fine - not too much to take in. There be an admission charge - one has no complaints - a small ticket is issued - and treasured !
The descent down the lighthouse and the stack itself be easy also. The problem arises upon crossing the bridge - some four hundred steps then confront you - the only way is up - this could be 'death defying' for some of us !
So, been there, done that, got the ticket and photographs to show for it - once only mind !

Visited July 2013
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Manchester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Well worth the drive”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2013

This is a fantastic location, the views are breath taking. It is well worth the drive when you visit Anglessey, we traveled via the coastal route too rather than going the motorway, much prettier and passed through some lovely villages.
Lovely little cafe for refreshments, we didn't cross the bridge to the lighthouse so cannot comment on this. We were happy to enjoy the views.

Visited July 2013
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bristol
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“Great visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2013

Rspb have a tower here with excellent viewing facilities ie binoculars and scopes and tea rooms .helpful staff who tell you what is around that day

Visited July 2013
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Shine A Light”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2013

£4.90 admission for an adult well worth the cost, enjoyed the 1000 steps down not so enjoyable in the heat climbing back but no pain no gain just remember to wear shoes with a back in . The guides at the lighthouse were knowledgeable, friendly and helpful.
Scenery was superb although as it was so hot could not see Ireland, Isle of Man , Snowdonia or Cumbria but the heat made up for that.

Visited July 2013
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Manchester
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“Childhood Memories....”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2013

I haven't been here since I was a child, some 30 odd years ago! I took my own children on a family holiday with my extended family down to the lighthouse, and it was just as good and scenic as I can remember. We didn't pay to go across to the lighthouse...I was with 6 adults and 7 children, although we managed to walk down and struggled up and forgot to count the steps...again!!! Well worth a trip out for the views!

Visited July 2013
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