Haven't been here for many years. There is a car park - 3.50p - and a long walk to the lighthouse. Guided tour on the hour every hour, but costs five pounds. No refreshments available anywhere!
About Start Point Lighthouse
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Visited with children ages 7 and 9, and passed a lovely few hours here. The coastal walk from the car park to the lighthouse was an easy and picturesque 15 min flat stroll. Great place for wild-flower spotting. The lighthouse tour is v reasonable at...More
The roads leading to Start Point Lighthouse are narrow, and not for the faint hearted, but the effort is certainly worth it. From the carpark area to the lighthouse itself is a decent walk though, so appropriate wear is advised. One of very few lighthouses...More
The commentary was pitched just right - interesting factual information about how the lighthouse was built and is operated, but not too long-winded. Even the teenagers pitched in and asked questions. The lighthouse is still in use & it was fascinating to see the light...More
If you want to actually go into the lighthouse and have a guided tour you need to check the days that this is available or you will be disappointed. Our guide was called Hugh and he was a lovely gent and very knowledgeable about all...More
Beautiful views from the lighthosue as well as nice hike. Well worth the visit. Excellent guide (Martin) will tell you about the history and you can view the Fresnel lenses from close by.
We had often looked at the lighthouse from afar and decided to take our kids, aged 4 and 6, on the tour of the building. Our guide was brilliant, bringing the history of the lighthouse and surrounding coastline to life with stories and pictures. Our...More
Hugh was fantastic, my 4 year old was the only child in our group and Hugh made him the "leader" letting him go first and guide the rest of the adults around the lighthouse and really involved him in everything. George remembered lots of the...More