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Rugged British Coastline

Visited Portland Bill on a recent trip to Weymouth, approx 10 min drive. Stunning location of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
yanders76
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London, United Kingdom
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Breathtaking Views

Even on a windy November day this place was worth a visit. Car parking on site (pay & display). The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kimmie3978
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Kimmie3978
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank france036
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Isle of Portland is a fabulous place with Portland Bill its jewel in the crown. Spent a day wandering around. Lovely cafe with very reasonably priced food. Recommended.

Thank Sally K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If visiting Weymouth / Portland, then a tour of Portland Bill is a must. It’s a bit of a way up but the views are well worth it.

Thank mrbazuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank 888travelert
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank rosb62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Memorable views. 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. Plenty of...More

Thank christophers8888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent all-round! The staff are totally professional and friendly, I paid 10 quid to go up the lighthouse with a tour, it's 7quid but that's too low for this! Well done all

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stacey54321
30 September 2018|
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Response from tinkerbella262018 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Children have to be over a certain height and 2 or 3 year olds are definately to small for safety reasons. The stairs are very steep and narrow and the sides are not secure for little ones.
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Natalie B
28 August 2017|
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Response from Dinlos | Reviewed this property |
Only in the shop ( typical & hypocritical) Not allowed up the stairs, nor will they watch over your pet. Rubbish. Left after an hour’ s walk without climbing it.
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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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