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Nash Point Lighthouse

Llantwit Major, Wales
+44 7850 047721
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The best day ever. Chris and Babs were our perfect hosts and the setting was awesome. The only... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pubplunger
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Lovely fresh air

Visited here on a very windy and wet afternoon for a walk. It had really nice views and costal... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
lorna d
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Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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For 175 years Nash Point lighthouse, designed by James Walker, the Engineer-in-Chief to Trinity House, has been keeping the mariner safe of Nash Sands, the sandbanks off the point at the entrance to the Bristol Channel. In 1977 a rare plant, the tuberous thistle (Cirsium Tuberosum), was found growing around the lighthouse. Nash Point was the last manned lighthouse in Wales. The lighthouse keepers left on 5 August 1998. Nash Point formally opened its doors to the public in 2007 so why not come along and see this wonderful lighthouse and the stunning scenery around about it from a new perspective? Fog Signal The fog signal is sounded at 14.00 On the first Saturday and third Sunday of each month, weather conditions permitting. Tours of Nash Point are organised under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fog horn” (22 reviews)
“car park” (17 reviews)
“bristol channel” (11 reviews)
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Llantwit Major, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best day ever. Chris and Babs were our perfect hosts and the setting was awesome. The only working lighthouse where you can get wed. 11 out of 10 for sure!

Thank Pubplunger
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Visited here on a very windy and wet afternoon for a walk. It had really nice views and costal walks which I enjoyed with the nice sea air, but be mindful of how windy it gets as I nearly got blown away! I did find...More

Thank lorna d
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We were a party of walkers on a circular walk on Sat 7th October. On passing the lighthouse we were given an extremely warm welcome by Bill & Peter, both volunteers, who persuaded us to take a tour of the lighthouse. Over an hour later,...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We parked near the cafe which unfortunately wasn't open. A short walk along a path led us to the lighthouse which is only open on certain days (weekends & Wednesdays) and closed to the public when conducting weddings. The volunteer guide gave us a short...More

Thank joannie448
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We parked in car parking area next to café. The approach to this site is down a single track lane from Marcross. We walked along a track, not to close to the cliff side, to the lighthouse and back to café. The lighthouse is still...More

Thank IanViv2015
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

A nice visit of Nash Point is worth your time. At times you will be able to climb the lighthouse and see/hear the foghorn (check te website). Climb down the rocky clifs to get to the water. Find fossils in the sandstones.

Thank Marc H
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Although the lighthouse wasn't open for visitors (only open at weekends), we still spent a couple of hours here, enjoying the surroundings and walking the coastal path nearby. A lovely spot to take in the view. Nice cafe with friendly owner. Quite a few model...More

Thank Deb0rahB
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The lighthouse is very interesting, they will put the fog horn on when you are for you to hear it. The parking is on top of the cliff and there is a charge to park there, also, normally a small shop is open as well.

Thank REIDUWIC
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We came across this lovely lighthouse whilst on a coastal walk. For a cost of £3.50 per adult the friendly guide told us all about the history of the lighthouse as well as providing a written guide to all 7 floors. The vies from the...More

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Chris W, Manager at Nash Point Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you, ChrisGibbs, for your very generous review. So pleased you enjoyed your visit, the views and the information given by the Guide and the guide booklet. We always hope that all visitors equally enjoy their visit though, of course, visibility / weather is one...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

A stunning venue for a wedding. Beautiful views. The cottages are beautifully refurbished and a unique and special venue.

Thank Elizabeth235_12
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maryflight
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Nash point lighthouse was built by the Trinity House engineers in 1831 since then the lighthouse and compound has always been owned by Trinity House. There are 4 cottages within the compound 2 of which are holiday lets and 2... More
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