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Portland Bill Lighthouse

DT5 2JT, England
+44 1305 821050
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Great views

Visited here with family, we enjoyed a lovely sunny day with great views well worth a visit.The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
LyndaH81
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Warrington, United Kingdom
Stunning

This is a great place to visit. Stunning views. We ate a The Lobster Pot which is expensive but... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
SAK56
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New Forest, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
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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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+44 1305 821050
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited here with family, we enjoyed a lovely sunny day with great views well worth a visit.The lighthouse is spectacular, we got to here the foghorn being tested.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great place to visit. Stunning views. We ate a The Lobster Pot which is expensive but good.

Thank SAK56
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great view, lovely walks. Was raining when we went but still enjoyed it. The pulpit pub is a must. We'll worth driving for the view

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really lovely place with stunning views of the coastline and all the rocks. The lighthouse tour was £7 per oerson bug we didn't have time to go in. The people coming out said it was food value for money. There are places...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This area has 3 lighthouses in sight! Lovely flat rocks to sit on, and Pulpit Rock also accessible. Perfect place to propose I think!

Thank Matthew D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have lived in Weymouth all my life, I still love going to Portland Bill, the views are stunning, and it's steeped in history, the open topped bus is, to me the only way to get there, you get to see the views over Weymouth. Can...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Portland Bill last week. The next day my husband decided to take the Lighthouse tour. He said it was brilliant and he said the views from the top were amazing. I met the staff at Portland Bill and they were...More

Thank Cath G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit here several times a year in all seasons, not just for the stunning views but also because of the massive rocks! My daughter (and son) love climbing up and down the rocks, we also climb down to the old sea bed that juts...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is like being at the end of the world. What a beautiful location, we were lucky to be there on a lovely sunny day.

Thank Christine P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a very windy day which was great to see the waves reaching over the cliffs, very bracing. Anyway we looked around the small museum while we waited to go up the tower. Very informative and the guide was brilliant. The only downside...More

Thank Graham K
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Natalie B
28 August 2017|
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Response from lizy228 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I didn't go in the lighthouse, just around the outside taking photos, so unfortunately I cannot answer your question. Kind regards.
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quiddle
12 August 2017|
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Response from Keith L | Reviewed this property |
No mac headroom
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Judy M
10 June 2017|
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Response from Mic L | Reviewed this property |
Judy - as you say it is geared towards the car traveller but I do know that there are Explorer type buses for most if not all sections of the route. South west coast path. (all one word)+ org.uk has extensive details but see... More
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