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South Stack Lighthouse

South Stack, Holyhead LL65 1YH, Wales
+44 1407 763900
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South Stack Lighthouse and Visitor Centre, operated under licence from Trinity House. Tickets available on the island ONLY at Present. Cash only as no signal for wifi for card machines. Summer opening times: Friday 1300-1600hrs, Sat to Thu 1000-1600hrs weather permitting. Winter opening times: Open Tue to Sun 1000-1500hrs weather permitting.
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South Stack, Holyhead LL65 1YH, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I recently visited here on a trip to Holyhead and North Wales. The scenery and view from the top of the cliffs is amazing. I braved the stairs down to the lighthouse and paid the guy at the bridge across to the lighthouse the entrance...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visit towards sunset. The views are magnificent. Look out for rare birds too. Choughs, a rare member of the crowd family, with red beak & feet.

Thank KevRaven
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Decided to visit today, I had not been for years even though we live on Anglesey. It was definitely worth it. It worth the effort to walk the steps, a sturdy pair of shoes is recommended, there are many benches on the way for a...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent day our for all the family. 400 steps down then back up. We didnt go on the lighthouse only to the bottom as our little boy was too short to go. He was very dissapointed. Highly recommend this to anyone. Nice little park there...More

Thank Jonathan A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must see !! I have visited South stack many times over the years , in many different weather conditions, it never fails to impress , stunningly beautiful!! Breath taking views , great for all ages. You can park in the little car park and take...More

Thank lisamay42
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time to visit the lighthouse but well worth the walk, lots of steps to negotiate down to the lighthouse approximately 400, plus 50 inside the lighthouse. The cafe was well worth a visit for the toasted sandwiches and coffee. Around the cafe is ok...More

Thank Eileen B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful views of the welsh coast lovely area for walking. We didn’t walk to the lighthouse itself - there are lots of steps but we walked with our dog in the beautiful hillside above it - where there are magnificent views all around.

Thank Glenys L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have travelled as a group of 7 with 2 kids 9 and 5. The place is easily accessible with just 3-4 miles off dual carriageway. There are 2-3 parkings on the way, but just in case people can park on the side of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lot of steep stone steps so not for the weak hearted. Well worth the visit with brilliant staff and views.

Thank detectivejoe2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit. It's a beautiful view. Lots of places to walk around. Great for all the family. A lot of steps down to the light house but a lot of benches as you go down so there are plenty of...More

Thank neilhen10
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Ann V
23 June 2018|
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Response from gaildoutch50 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there are some puffins still on the cliffs you can spot them with binoculars
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Gill I
8 April 2018|
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Response from AWJ58 | Property representative |
Dogs are NOT allowed on to the island (therefore not allowed in the lighthouse). Thank you. South Stack Ynys Lawd Ltd
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