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Our visit to light house

We visited the light house in August when we had family visiting. I rang and pre booked as it is... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
Moray, United Kingdom
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Covesea lighthouse

We had seen the light house at night and it was lovely so we walked here via the raod with two... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
Esperance, Australia
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Lighthouse Near Lossiemouth, Lossiemouth IV31 6SP, Scotland
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

We visited the light house in August when we had family visiting. I rang and pre booked as it is run by volunteers and only do visits on certain days. We went on a saturday morning and were met by 2 volunteers who were so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

We had seen the light house at night and it was lovely so we walked here via the raod with two teenage children- it was an easy walk during the day. The walk back along the beach was worth it as the view was lovely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

We booked this in advance after hearing that admission is limited and there are also few entrance times offered. There was a small admission fee, paid during the tour. The lady who took us on the tour was full of information and had a real...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank fiona07
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Fantastic views and a sense of what living at a light house would be like. Great atmospheric photographs at different times of the day from all angles. Would love to visit at winter time to get the feel for that time of the year perched...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John J
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The guide had lots of knowledge and made it interesting. Unfortunately by the time we reached the top it was lashing with rain

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jenlaing
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I visited the lighthouse with my 11 year old son and the tour was just brilliant!! The lighthouse was bought by the Lossiemouth community and the tour guides are all volunteers. The two lovely ladies who showed us round were so knowledgeable and passionate about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan W
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Well organized trip with history of this Stevenson built light house and the 145 steps up the lighthouse is well worth the climb for the view North as far as Wick west to Ivergordon and East to Buckie. Also over looking RAF Lossiemouth if your...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank davjo3
Reviewed June 23, 2018

absolutely beautiful place. the location is serene with fantastic views. the cottages are beautiful and a home from home so nice we did not want to leave. the views are spectacular all around, and a visit up the lighthouse is a must. I could not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tsrobbo
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Loved the buildings especially the Egyptian style lighthouse keeper's cottages. Unfortunately we won't be here on a Saturday as that is the day the lighthouse is open to the public. Would have loved to climb to the top. Perhaps next time.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank esspee2012
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

Walked to the lighthouse from Silver Sands Holiday Park. I thought you could actually go up but there were signs everywhere saying residents only. The lighthouse cottages nearby are now NT rentals so all you can do is look at the sea views from ground...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Timbo3765
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Ian B
May 31, 2017|
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Response from Dawn A | Reviewed this property |
Hello the planes fly everday but it is occasional. The lighthouse is near but not under the flight path. It is not too noisy and you get lovely views of them and they are quite amazing to watch. It did not detract from our... More
August 14, 2015|
Response from andyonekanobie | Reviewed this property |
Thank you for the update. This will make it a bit easier to get them for the next visit I hope to organise when my family come over to visit. Cheers your a star.:-)
June 30, 2015|
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Response from Ilikeitere | Reviewed this property |
Contact the lighthouse community as below - hope you enjoy as much as we did ! guided tour of inside of Lighthouse by appointment. 01343 810664 info at covesealighthouse . Co . uk Won't let me add the email sign!!