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South Stack Lighthouse

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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...more
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South Stack, Holyhead LL65 1YH, Wales
+44 1407 763900
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All reviews south stack well worth a visit light house stunning views spiral staircase car park worth the effort steep steps worth every step fear of heights sea birds rspb shop across the bridge sunny day long walk bird life on the rocks
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Must see! Awesome views from each step when you go down or up. Lots of steps with lots of fun with the people you meet there. Birds, grass, sea, wind - great experience to calm down and admire everything around you. Great staff who know...More

Thank Joanna_Bi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Apart from beautiful views from the Cliff Tops this is an area for sea birds and of Geological Interest. An anticline/syncline fold is seen in the gully below the Lighthouse. These rocks are Precambrian or of earliest Cambrian age. 522+/-6 Million years old.

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Second visit to the lighthouse, fantastic café, friendly staff, one thing don't visit when we did on a very windy, rainy, misty day.

Thank junocat16
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is well worth a visit Lighthoses are always interesting, scenary is epic also. Great spot for a sunset if you are a photographer, although it never played ball for me As said in other reviews stairs are steep but not dangerous, there are...More

Thank ColinG1011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the lighthouse during a wind day but bright sunshine. There are a lot of steps down to the lighthouse, but all are safe and well maintained. Long climb back up, but the views when you get down are well worth the effort.

Thank Mark6309
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a workout.went about three quarters the way down to the lighthouse.im not very good with heights and the high winds didn't help but the views were not to be missed.had a great latte and caramel slice in the cafe above the viewing point

Thank juliebond5353
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The majestic southstack is a sight to behold rising on its rocky outreach against the blue Irish Sea. It’s wonderful visitors centre allows for tremendous views inside and out. It has a very nice cafe where you can buy a good selection of refreshments. The...More

Thank Cheekychopsutd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the day at south stack beautiful scenery And a lovely lighthouse, I didn’t realise it was RSPB In the cafe which served great food

Thank GoPlaces783243
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so exposed. We visited on what was in essence a lovely day. Sun shining but due to its location the wind catches it in every direction. There's free car parks ( for now anyway) so if you just want a walk around...More

Thank Barry E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Holyhead on a cruise ship. The lighthouse is a short taxi ride out of town. Not sure if there is any public bus service to the same. There is a café/visitor center with facilities close by. The lighthouse is at the base of the...More

Thank Howard P
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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
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