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A light to warn shipping was first established on the Southerly tip of the Isle of Wight in 1323. Today the distinctive octagonal tower of St.Catherine's Lighthouse provides a waymark for vessels navigating in the English Channel and a guide to...more
All reviews guided tour light house well worth a visit opening times visit st excellent tour knowledgeable guide trinity house great views from the top great guide fascinating visit buddle inn steep steps interesting history isle of wight excellent visit lovely walk
A perfect day. Arrive at St Catherine's point weather prepared and begin the walk to the lighthouse which is set at the most southerly point of the Isle of Wight. Fantastic scenery, fresh magically fresh air. Explore the lighthouse that is full of character and...More
The light house is a guide house for the English channel. Built in 1323 and updated but the same rock and structure. Many lives will have been saved by lighthouses all over the UK.
You can go inside but book the tour, details from the...More
We walked from Buddle inn down the path and across the field to see this lighthouse. The climb down the stairs is long but has a good railing to help you out. Once at the bottom of the stairs, the walk to the lighthouse was...More
There is no parking nearby so you have to be able or have a wheel buggy as it is quite a distance to reach by foot and the return journey is a steep incline coming back. The guides are brilliant and you have a small...More
Had a great time walking there, visiting lighthouse and listening our guide Bones. Very relaxing experience without crowds with beautiful views on a sunny day. Don’t expect fireworks, this is a light house!
I had not been back to the lighthouse since I was a child so just by chance I saw its last open day this year so we decided to go .Well worth it, I love bits of history but Barry made it even better so...More
It was a bit of a trek to walk down and even worse on the return journey, but once you get there it is very nice. The guide was very informative and friendly and it was interesting to here all the stories and read up...More
There are no records that list the personnel serving at each station, but you might want to try researching the Trinity House records held at the London Metropolitan Archives for mentions of specific personnel