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I Recommend this to everyone its so good when had fish and chips,We had ice cream, felt the water... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Put the wind in your hair

We walked to the lighthouse from Portland down the coastal path and it is a very scenic walk and... read more

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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

I Recommend this to everyone its so good when had fish and chips,We had ice cream, felt the water splash our legs.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank imogenM-P365
Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked to the lighthouse from Portland down the coastal path and it is a very scenic walk and great if you have a four legged friend with you. There are a few steep ups and downs, but generally, not too taxing. There is a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank garyharvey261
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Decided to go and visit Portland. It was very windy, but this made it all the more fun. As long as you have a waterproof jacket and a wooly hat you'll be fine. This is where the coastal water has to head around the point...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank madein1963z
Reviewed 1 week ago

... from the nearest bus station, the lighthouse being on the very southern tip of Portland. Which means that just as I got there, the sunk costs involved had urged me to really explore the tower so thoroughly so as to make it ‘worth the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank thejonpage
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic area, great for picin and walking wonderful view, very clean great cafe and toilet big car park very interesting

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mississippi01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved watching the sea on rocks at portland bill honestly can't believe how blue and clear the sea is

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hazard1976
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paid parking is a pain but loads of good photo opportunities all around. Sunset and sunrise are the best times to visit. And it's not crowded in the winter months.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Grogoman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A quaint little lighthouse set amongst lovely scenery. For those who enjoy the views of the Sea, this would be a great place to go. Unfortunately it’s just not for me. I was also a bit disappointed that there wasn’t much to do and we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hanz2809
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view of "The Chase" (the confluence of the tides) from the top is spectacular and well worth the climb.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Clive R
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

A great walk around the lighthouse. Mostly flat but you can climb up and down the rocks. Big parking area but you need to pay

Date of experience: December 2018
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29 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.
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.
11 August 2017|
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Response from Keith L | Reviewed this property |
No mac headroom