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For nearly 300 years a lighthouse has stood on Portland Bill to guide vessels heading for Portland and Weymouth and acting as a waymark for vessels navigating in the English Channel. A red sector light warns mariners of the hazardous Shambles Bank...more
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Visited Portland Bill on a recent trip to Weymouth, approx 10 min drive.
Stunning location of natural beauty as the rugged uncompromising British coastline meets an unforgiving English Channel as it crashes onto the rocks.
The lighthouse itself is big and commanding in the space....More
Even on a windy November day this place was worth a visit. Car parking on site (pay & display). The lighthouse closed out of season but some beautiful scenery & with a bit of wind some wonderful pictures of sea spray on the rocks. Amazing...More
We were staying nearby and wanted to visit the lighthouse. There was plenty of car park spaces and for £1.50 you could stay for 2 hours. There was also toilets available in the same area as the carpark. Tge lighthouse and visitor centre cost £7...More
Lovely coastal walk near the lighthouse especially with a stormy sea , we were able to let the dog off and walk for a fair distance on the mainly flat grassland. The views from the coast path are wonderful and some of the old workings...More
Portland Bill has been a family tradition for years. It doesn't matter what time of year it is, it's always a beautiful stopover to get a sea blow and take in the beautiful views of the rocky coast. If you're looking for a place that...More
Went with friends to lighthouse, very welcoming, friendly, helpful and considerate staff. I had difficulty getting up steps but staff helped me, also coming back down. There was another visitor on his own who also had problems (fear of heights) and the man doing the...More
Friendly & informative team members
Gift shop & entrance area for viewing all more than satisfactory.
Value ? - entrance to viewing platform & guide pushing the limit but worth the views.
Nb - entrance to ground floor shop etc free.