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Whitby Lighthouse

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Address: Whitby, England

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Amazing views

What could be better than £1.50 and views of the stormy sea and views of the abbey across the harbour. Fab experience

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What could be better than £1.50 and views of the stormy sea and views of the abbey across the harbour. Fab experience

Thank 1977emma
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Can be wild and windy to walk out, but there are railings and the concrete is scored to provide secure footing - in places with designs of fossils. Small charge to go up the lighthouse.

Thank Howarth S
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

lovely views, i dont like hights so the decking you walk accross was a little scarey for me but really enjoyed

Thank jburge_500540
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Some places were a tight squeeze but our grand daughters loved it and were thrilled that they could see a seal swimming below whilst they looked from the top.

Thank Carole R
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We happened to be walking along the Whitby waterfront ad arrived to this lighthouse with a sign out offereng entrance. Hadn't been on my list of things to do but since it was there and the minor cost is a benefit to RNLI then take the opportunity. Interesting to see the tightness of the inside, to learn some of its... More 

Thank jpp4
Newton Le Willows, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The lighthouse is at the harbour entrance and only a short walk from the front. It costs £1.50 to enter and climb the stairs for a good view of Whitby.

Thank N H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

My second trip to Whitby this year and never having been to the top of the West Cliff Lighthouse i decided to take the opportunity. A very pleasant attendant at the door took my very nominal admission fe of £1.50 and up i went. As a previous reviewer has mentioned the stairway is extremely narrow and (in my view) seems... More 

Thank Alistair J C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The tallest sandstone lighthouse on the pier can be climbed up for a small fee. The great walk on the pier is very popular in all weathers.

Thank Norman P
Banbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Whitby is atown for all seasons and peoples. The lighthouse is at the end if the crescent shaped inlet harbour and a good spot to walk to. Lots of history surrounding this town and curious abound.

Thank Rebecca M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent views, well worth taking the time to walk up. It's along narrow walk up and can be a little tight on the stairs if people passing by.

Thank darren l

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