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Start Point Lighthouse

Start Point, Kingsbridge TQ7 2ET, England
+44 1803 770606
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Wonderful and interesting

it's a bit of a treck to get to the lighthouse up country lanes to the carpark, and then a fifteen... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tim D
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Hereford, United Kingdom
Solitude and scenery

Had a wander down to the lighthouse from the car park at the top of the cliffs. Easy walk on a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kraufdinner
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The striking Start Point Lighthouse is situated on one of the most exposed peninsulas on the English Coast, running sharply almost a mile into the sea on the south side of Start Bay between Kingsbridge and Dartmouth.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“light house” (17 reviews)
“car park” (78 reviews)
“guided tour” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Start Point, Kingsbridge TQ7 2ET, England
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+44 1803 770606
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"light house"
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"guided tour"
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"coastal path"
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"lovely walk"
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"amazing views"
in 9 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 18 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 8 reviews
"half mile"
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"per adult"
in 9 reviews
"trinity house"
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"well worth the effort"
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"excellent tour"
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"wonderful location"
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"interesting visit"
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"narrow lanes"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it's a bit of a treck to get to the lighthouse up country lanes to the carpark, and then a fifteen minute walk along a well maintained path along the cliffs to the lighthouse, but it is well worth it. We went on one of...More

Thank Tim D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wander down to the lighthouse from the car park at the top of the cliffs. Easy walk on a tarmac road all the way down and only takes 10 minutes but worth the effort. Tours most days inside the lighthouse, 5 pound for...More

Thank Kraufdinner
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Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW, what views you get......after wiping the sweat from your eyes and all parts of your body!!!! Stunning location and probably best accessed from the car park about 1000m away. You can get guided tours there but hey, they are really missing out........Coffee Shop comes...More

Thank Chris L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The lighthouse tour is really informative and a really nice place to look round if you are stopping by and want something to do.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Start Point today - absolutely fascinating visit with excellent tour from Di and Nicky. Their passion and enthusiasm for the lighthouse, its surroundings and the work of Trinity House shon through. They gave us some really interesting history and a recommendation to look...More

Thank Helen P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lighthouse was closed when we got there although the parking was free as we arrived post-4pm. The views are worth the trip though; expansive cliff-top views from the car park, and then a long-ish walk down a tarmac path to the lighthouse, with views...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very informative 50 min tour of Lighthouse from well-informed and friendly guide (Mary) who also gave us suggestions for places nearby to visit.

Thank dr356
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning view from the car park, lovely walk along a properly surfaced road to the lighthouse then, as you round the headland, the great reveal. The lighthouse comes into view, right in front of you. very interesting tour guide, Hugh, lots of stories of the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice 2alk down a man made path to the lighthouse. Nice views but it's a hell of a treck through some very narrow lanes for what is in effect a cliff top walk.

Thank Owen O
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Great views all round as it was a beautiful day with clear blue skies. Nice long walk to and from the lighthouse and Carpark. Worth going if you love expansive sea views

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ZaksAngel
29 June 2017|
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Response from rfh60 | Reviewed this property |
Hugh has answered the question spot on :-)
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Tuppney2014
18 March 2016|
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Response from MontellTexas |
3/4 mile
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