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Mr kingett

Awesome tour and fabulous guide well worth the visit and we where greatful that we could leave... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Perfect Peace

It’s a nightmare to drive to only to find it closed.Having said that I looked out to sea and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Simon G
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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.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Start Point, Kingsbridge TQ7 2ET, England
+44 1803 770606
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The lighthouse is a good 15 minute walk from the car park, very nice walking down but don't forget you need to be fit enough to walk back to the car! We joined a tour and were treated to a very informative talk from our...More

2  Thank Ang S
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Pricey parking and pricey for what it is but great views and some very good walking along the cliff paths

1  Thank doublechin
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All reviews light house guided tour car park on the rocks well worth a visit lovely walk half mile coastal path per adult well worth the effort trinity house fantastic views access road excellent tour narrow lanes circular walk fascinating history
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome tour and fabulous guide well worth the visit and we where greatful that we could leave harvie our dog downstairs . There was only three of us on the tour, and both myself and my partner enjoyed it.

Thank jwk37
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a nightmare to drive to only to find it closed.Having said that I looked out to sea and suddenly found myself in a place with no sound whatsoever and a peace I had not realised I could achieve this side of the grave.Well worth...More

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The guide was excellent, very easy to understand and knowledgeable about the technology, the area and the people, lighthouse keepers and their families. Our walk 10 to 15 minutes from Car Park was mainly sheltered from the Westerly gale, would have been difficult in an...More

Thank Norman S
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Breathtaking views.Atmospheric. Solitary. Worth the hair raising car ride through all the lanes if you appreciate getting away from it all yet just a few minutes from civilisation ..

Thank Whoknows33
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We came across the lighthouse by accident whilst driving around the area during our holiday in the area. It was signposted so we decided to go and take a look. It was late afternoon and the lighthouse was closed anyway, due to renovations, but the...More

Thank ZoeAnne1970
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Felt the parking at £5 was a bit dear but guess they have to maintain the carpark and access road. Interesting walk down and back with terrific views all the way. Didn't attempt the lighthouse tour due to creaky knees.

Thank weekender79584
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Well worth the time to visit and look around this historic and fascinating place set in a dramatic location. Our guide was excellent and her enthusiasm and knowledge really brought the place to life.

Thank Judi W
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning. The views are amazing. Lovely walk down to the lighthouse. Our dog loved it too,as dog friendly. Well worth a visit

Thank rachel31170
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We parked at Beesands, walked to the lighthouse & back. Well worth going to the lighthouse. We didn’t do the tour (£5 per person, £3 per child) I just read the information boards instead(Scrooge). But it is worth walking to it, admiring the views &...More

Thank lesleyh666
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Visited last week and walked around the area, wow it was stunning. Definitely worth the drive. The beach looks a perfect place to visit for the day and take a picnic. Very sheltered waters.

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