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Whitby Lighthouse

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Address: Whitby, England

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A fun and cosy climb!! Worth the views.

Decided to climb the lighthouse when we found ourselves in Whitby on a stunning day last week. Cost £4 for three of us to climb. Steps are interesting to say the least when you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Preston, United Kingdom

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Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to climb the lighthouse when we found ourselves in Whitby on a stunning day last week. Cost £4 for three of us to climb. Steps are interesting to say the least when you come across someone coming the opposite way! Stunning 360 views from the top of all the coastline, beach and harbour. Lovely chap looking after the entrance.

Thank SpinningJen
Peterlee, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We worth a the climb for a different prospective of this lovely fishing port. The doorway at the top is a little low, but the views are superb.

Thank gordondurham1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely old stone light house sometimes open for a climb to the top to take photographs for a small fee,

Thank Norman P
Redcar, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 714 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The stone light house stands on the north pier at the entrance to Whitby harbour. Around it, embedded in the stone walls are the windlasses and pulleys that were used in former times to haul sailing ships in and out of the harbour. It's worth the climb to the top of the lighthouse to admire the views. The small admission... More 

Thank Steve M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 days in Whitby admiring this beautiful old lighthouse. Apart from walking towards the lighthouse, There is another way to view: take a 20 mins boat trip for £3 pp and see the magic of the lighthouse from the sea looking towards Whitby town. Worth the trip. Best time to view it early morning where only few people... More 

Thank Villa57
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Well worth £1.50 for adults £1.00 for children , terrific views across the harbour , great photos taken and for the kids and big kids plenty of Pokémon to catch

Thank Evonne L
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Situated near the edge of the pier, head to the lighthouse for something a little different to do, I wouldn't recommend this for anyone unsteady on their feet, or with little ones or anyone who suffers from vertigo. But at only £1.50 for adults and £1 for kids it's well worth the step climb up to the top. The views... More 

Thank A G
Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

great town for families the beach and pier walks are very good also fish and chips are famous and lots of places to buy them

Thank tarty
Skegness, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The Lighthouse is situated on the pier . It's only a couple of pound to climb , it has lovely views over the harbour of Whitby

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

We have visited Whitby several times but never the lighthouse. Its only £1.50 to go in and 80+ steps to climb, so reasonably easy. The view from the top is amazing, both over the town and out to sea. A lovely end to the walk down the pier.

Thank JeanNaylor

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