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Whitby Lighthouse

Whitby, England
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A must do!

Whitby is the jewel of the North Yorkshire coast, and its best seen from the top of the lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ray W
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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The lighthouse is £1.50 for adults which seems a bit pricey really as it is only a viewpoint... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anthony N
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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"light house"
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"open to the public"
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"someone coming"
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"scared of heights"
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"narrow steps"
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"harbour wall"
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"great views from the top"
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"boats coming"
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"different perspective"
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"photo opportunities"
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"walk up"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Whitby is the jewel of the North Yorkshire coast, and its best seen from the top of the lighthouse! Its inexpensive price of £1.50 for adults is very reasonable! A character filled climb is definitely worth the effort for the phenomenal views of the surrounding...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The lighthouse is £1.50 for adults which seems a bit pricey really as it is only a viewpoint really. You do get a good view, but you also get a good view of the town and east &west cliffs from the end of the harbour...More

Thank Anthony N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My score is really for the views of Whitby, the church and Abbey plus the coastline. We were disappointed to find that the lighthouse was closed on a Saturday morning and there was no sign of when it even if it’s ever open as some...More

Thank Nidgehammer
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really good attraction on the harbour. The view from the top is good. And you get a good view for how the harbour works. The man who was working was really nice.

Thank John M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointed to find the lighthouse closed, and no signs showing when it was open. That said still a great walk all way to end of pier and watch boats coming and going. Think on a rainy day it could be a bit bracing!!

Thank Mike J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

its a classic English lighthouse and part of the scenery of Whitby Harbour, worth a walk up to and if you have time and its open you can go inside and up it, wasn't for us on our visit hopefully next time, well worth a...More

Thank TeamWard
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since we were last here, the pier has been reopened, so you can now walk to the very end once again, if you are prepared to pay, then you can go up inside the lighthouse half way down. Not the best place to walk if...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

It's always a satisfying walk out on a clears day, and worth the climb. Growing up by the sea, I'd love to witness the specticle from the top on a rough day, although I'm not sure that would be wise! Definitely a fair-weather undertaking.

1  Thank Phill W
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Always have to walk along the harbour wall when we're in Whitby We sit on the small steps of the lighthouse with the children and take in the views back down the harbour One cautionary note - one side of the harbour wall is very...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

So satisfying when you finally reach the top, with lovely views on a clear day, well worth a visit if not scared of heights.

1  Thank jaynebushnell1
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MacGirl007
29 August 2016|
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Response from mark w | Reviewed this property |
Hi I suggest you ring the tourist information centre or the number from this article below. Pier WEST PIER - WHITBY Take a lovely stroll along the Pier visit the Lighthouse and stop and take a look at the beautiful sea... More
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Nicholas B
3 June 2015|
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£1-50 entry fee and it is open all year round with a few exceptions.
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