Fodor's Expert Review South Stack Lighthouse

Holyhead Nautical Site/Lighthouse Fodor's Choice

Holyhead's most dramatic vistas surround this 91-foot lighthouse, built in 1809 and set on an island off the west coast of town. The building is open to any visitor willing to descend 400 steps down the cliff face (and later back up) before crossing a footbridge over the chasm separating it from the mainland. Once on the island, linger on the stupendous views of the sea and watch for dolphins or step into the lighthouse to see an exhibition of its history and climb to the top with guides.

Nautical Site/Lighthouse Viewpoint Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

South Stack
Holyhead, LL65 1RN, Wales


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: £4, Mar.–Sept., daily 10:30–4:30

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