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Interesting

The guided tour was both interesting and informative and the view of the structure and mechanics... read more

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weirdfiz
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Great sea views

A nice afternoon visit good views of the sea lighthouse and did some kite flying witch the kids... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
EDDIE40_13
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La Ronge, Canada
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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 yesterday via mobile

The guided tour was both interesting and informative and the view of the structure and mechanics inside is very interesting. Of course the views from the top are excellent

Thank weirdfiz
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quite isolated and barren but worth going to blow the cobwebs away. Dodge the cafe there which is extremely busy and expensive.

Thank Boxplanet
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A nice afternoon visit good views of the sea lighthouse and did some kite flying witch the kids loved a nice restaurant and gift shop a cheap day out for all the family

Thank EDDIE40_13
Reviewed 3 days ago

Portland Bill Lighthouse is a real interesting and informative experience suitable for all ages. The guided tour was brilliant and experiencing the 154 step climb to the top was great. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and the views from the top were spectacular. I believe...More

Thank Mark_Jonesy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting portland Bill with lighthouse & talking to the many bird watchers & walkers.

Thank Trevor F
Reviewed 4 days ago

The family, the kids and were very amazed to see this beautiful and wonderful lighthouse, excellent car park(pay and display),the family had a wonderful time and had a lot of photos on that day.

Thank Francis O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I started a hike across Portland cliffs at the Lighthouse so thought it a good idea to also climb the Lighthouse joining a guided your. The staff are extremely welcoming and helpful and provide lots of information during the climb up the 154 steps to...More

Thank tinkerbella262018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was a shame that you have to pay for the visitors centre. I can understand paying for a tour but not the visitors centre as we wanted to learn more about the light house and show our little boy. We enjoyed looking at the...More

Thank rachelnicholls
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came here for the breathtaking views. Absolutely stunning coast line. There were lots of places you could pose for photos and climb the rocks. Great for little legs. Buggy got through most places. It is £1 per hour for parking. We were here for...More

Thank Bunnysocks
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited here as a family group with an age range of 6 to 85. Four of us went on a guided tour of the lighthouse which was really interesting. The weather was beautiful so my husband took a seat and watched the world go...More

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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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