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Start Point Lighthouse

Start Point, Kingsbridge TQ7 2ET, England
+44 1803 770606
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6 days ago
“Devon's only lighthouse open to the public ...”
1 week ago
“Informative with great views!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Start Point, Kingsbridge TQ7 2ET, England
+44 1803 770606
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

... some of the time! We made the short detour from the SWCP to try to see this place, but unfortunately chose a day when it doesn't open so had to make do with the external view only. I'd check the dates first before following...More

Thank GrumpsDC
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great activity to do before doing a coastal walk. John, our guide for the lighthouse tour was friendly,relaxed and very informative on what it was like being a lighthouse keeper, how the lighthouse works and the local maritime history of the area. Great views,...More

Thank Blakey18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful location and a great walk downhill overlooking Start Bay on the road that leads to the Lighthouse. A whale had been spotted in the Bay earlier in the year, and seals are regular visitors to the surrounding rocks at low tide. Our volunteer on...More

Thank Beep_Beep_Im_A_Sheep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the walk from the car park to the lighthouse - though the lighthouse itself (admission chargeable) was closed on the day we visited. Car parking charge of £3 (50p reduction if less than an hour's stay) is better value for money if you...More

Thank Julie195847
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Start Point Lighthouse is in a wonderful location - and well worth the walk down the path to visit it. It's about a 30 minute easy walk from the Car Park - and the views across Start Bay towards Dartmouth are superb. I have done...More

Thank Sue_Walker
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Definitely worth navigating the narrow roads leading to the car park. The lighthouse is a further 10 minutes on foot along a very well kept walled walkway. We had a great tour of the lighthouse (tours on the hour and prices may be seasonal, but...More

Thank O5113AWrob
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A great family visit, wonderful guide and so much to see. Well worth the walk down from the car park.

Thank HughD77
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Beautiful views and wildlife! I am very fortunate to be living within half an hour of such a place :)

Thank Vicki L
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Beautiful coast walk. You can park at then walk to the light house . check for opening times. It costs £5 per adult. we walked from Prawle Point well worth it -if you can

Thank scrappydee
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We had the fortune to be the only couple on the guided tour so got personal tour throughout with a lovely gentleman who gave us a great insight to life at the lighthouse over the generations

Thank NorthwichSteve
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How Far is it to walk from the Car Park to the Lighthouse
18 March 2016|
Response from MontellTexas |
3/4 mile