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A high spot in town

The high lighthouse, built in the mid 19th century, is a must for those who want a panoramic view... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Impressive Structure

Surprisingly for a lighthouse this is not right on the edge of the shore. It's close by but with... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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High Lighthouse High Lighthouse West Street, Harwich CO12 3DQ, England
+44 7796 280980
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Reviewed 3 days ago

the volunteer guide was having an off day despite trying to interrupt the guided tour the day before claimed to have forgotten the point he was trying to make

Thank graysblinds
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

what an impressive building it's really tall in height and only £1 to enter and climb all those steps to the top ,not for the faint hearted.

Thank Mick C
Reviewed 27 July 2018

The high lighthouse, built in the mid 19th century, is a must for those who want a panoramic view over Harwich Haven with its bustling ships and yachts. Staffed by knowledgeable and friendly locals, each floor up its winding staircase has something of interest: the...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Thanks to the very helpful volunteer who gave a great introduction to the site before ascending the stairs to the top and the great views over the surrounding area At only £1 entry what can you complain about :)

Thank PaulKent123
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Visited today as Lighthouse is open this weekend, 99 steps to the top but well worth the climb. you don't have to climb all the steps in one go there are 5 rooms to explore on the way there are also chairs in each room...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Told by the staff in the nearby "Pieseas Fish and Chip Shop" that it was worth visiting as it was close by. So good it has been kept and looked after and the history information was very interesting.

Thank Neil-KAAG
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Great views bit dusty n not a lot to doo but some bits to read look and listen staff happy to talk and tell you more anothe rlighthouse nearby worth a visit

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This lighthouse is very interesting.. Alan greeted us on entry and gave us an amazing run down on the history and after words of warning in respect to the 7 floors of steep steps we went on up! Each room has interesting facts to read...More

Thank hollylola22
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Surprisingly for a lighthouse this is not right on the edge of the shore. It's close by but with such a tall structure it probably did not need to be. There are plaques on the side telling you the history of the building which is...More

Thank therichastill
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the lighthouse but disappointingly it was closed so were unable to 'check out' the views from the top! Lots of other interesting attractions to see or visit

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