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Address: Llantwit Major, Wales
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+44 7850 047721
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For 175 years Nash Point lighthouse, designed by James Walker, the...

For 175 years Nash Point lighthouse, designed by James Walker, the Engineer-in-Chief to Trinity House, has been keeping the mariner safe of Nash Sands, the sandbanks off the point at the entrance to the Bristol Channel.

In 1977 a rare plant, the tuberous thistle (Cirsium Tuberosum), was found growing around the lighthouse.

Nash Point was the last manned lighthouse in Wales. The lighthouse keepers left on 5 August 1998.

Nash Point formally opened its doors to the public in 2007 so why not come along and see this wonderful lighthouse and the stunning scenery around about it from a new perspective?

 

Fog Signal

 

The fog signal is sounded at 14.00 On the first Saturday and third Sunday of each month, weather conditions permitting.

 

Tours of Nash Point are organised under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House.

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Nash Point Lighthouse is a great place to visit

A visit to the light house is very informative, they have guided tours in side all the way up to the main lantern room and the views are spectacular from there. There is the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A visit to the light house is very informative, they have guided tours in side all the way up to the main lantern room and the views are spectacular from there. There is the Glamorgan Heritage Coastal path leading east to St Donats and west to Cwm Nash both around 4 kilometers, the views from both routes over Heritage Coast... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Third visit here but, to be fair, it's a fleeting visit each time. For the third year on the trot, I've done the Barry to Ogmore Run Walk Crawl with a good friend and the Light house appears when you're still several miles away and walking towards it. Smashing landmark and the foghorn is huge. Well worth a visit!

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Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have never been to a lighthouse on top of a hill. This is one. It's located in a very beautiful scenic spot!! The walk to it, the last 500 meters, is as breathtaking as the scenery. It was built in 1832. Stands strong. The cliff is eroding a bit. The natural green meadows around and the sea on one side... More 

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

First time we'd ever gone looking for the lighthouse. We weren't disappointed. A very nice building to see, and the unguided tour up the tower itself is well worth it. Staff are very informative and friendly, and the coastline is spectacular. Loved it

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Barry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to visit for a day out. It's a little bit tricky to find though little country lanes but well worth it. I keep coming back every few months to watch the sunset. There is usually a car park charge of £2 for all day. It is a bit of a trek down to the beach... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

Spent 3 nights in December at Stella cottage with 4 adults, one child and a dog and had an absolutely fantastic time here! The cottage is cleaned and prepared to a very high standard and the housekeepers phoned us on our first evening to ensure that we are ok. We had a private tour of the lighthouse thanks to Chris... More 

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Port El Kantaoui, Tunisia
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Take a stout pair of boots, watch the tide, enjoy the sea and sore line with rock pools and sandy bay walks. Car parks at Llantwit Beach, (free) Souerndown and Ogmore parking (£); Nash has a parking fee - expensive but same price for 10 mins or all day. camping also aloud for caravans and tents - can get very... More 

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

A good afternoon out, exploring the coast & a chance to see a working lighthouse from the top. Worth it for the views and a chance to learn about the history of the lighthouse - take advantage of the enthusiastic & knowledgable volunteers to ask your questions. A shame we didn't hear the foghorn in action - maybe next time!

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Newport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Our four year old boy absolutely loved this visit. The attendant was so very friendly and knowledgable. He told us lots about the lighthouse and gave Matthew some colouring in to take away. The vertical stairs at the top would be hard for someone who perhaps isn't great on their feet. The views from the top are amazing. Every level... More 

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Beddau, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Took my family up the numerous steps to be amazed by a breathtaking view across the Bristol Channel to England. Enjoyed a picnic outside albeit in a slightly windy area & then went inside to explore the lighthouse & it's history. The staff were great & had some banter with them.

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