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Whitby Lighthouse

Whitby, England
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GREAT VIEWS FROM THE TOP

there is a small fee of £1.50 to enter and then climb the steps up to the top. Make sure you are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
LeicesterDawn
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Whitby Lighthouse - a happy sight for returning sailors from sea or land!

Whitby Lighthouse is a stone tower with a spiral staircase all the way to the top where you get a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed yesterday

there is a small fee of £1.50 to enter and then climb the steps up to the top. Make sure you are wrapped up as very breezy at the top. You can see how the weather has worn away the outside of the lighthouse. Look...More

Thank LeicesterDawn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whitby Lighthouse is a stone tower with a spiral staircase all the way to the top where you get a great view out to sea, long to Sandsend and up the harbour. Somehow lighthouses all tend to be special and Whitby Lighthouse does not disappoint...More

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love Whitby, and I recently visited with my daughter and father in law. A cheap and inexpensive price of £1.50 for adults and £1 for kids is very reasonable! A short and easy climb is definitely worth the effort for the phenomenal views of...More

Thank 2017JLW2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walk to the end of the piers is worth it even only for the views back towards the town. Usually some characters & fishermen there, but the effects of waves & weather are taking a toll on the structure.

Thank JRMaddog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this town, very appealing, has everything you could ask for in a holiday stay there is an "old part of town and a new part"

Thank awhill2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This small lighthouse that was built in 1831 is a very easy climb and gives you a very good view of the surrounding area. The charge of £1.50 is very reasonable.

Thank Stucolco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been down the pier to the lighthouse several times but the evenings are especially nice visited most evenings to take in the sea air and views cant beat it :-)

Thank julieann1kitten
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we love to walk along the pier to the light house. the views are amazing and if you feel brave enough you can walk around the wooden pier to the very end and climb down to the lower pier

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't mind heights so much, pay the incredibly cheap £1.50 to climb the steps and see Whitby from a different angle. The views from the top are phenomenal, if a little vertigo-inducing! Well worth the admission fee. Remember to shout up before you...More

Thank Rebbyface
Reviewed 14 August 2017

As a fan of lighthouses, I had to climb to the top. Cost was £1.50. The lighthouse is very narrow and consists of narrow spiral stairs. At the top you can get outside and get 360 degree views which are stunning. The light was not...More

Thank Sheila U
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MacGirl007
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Response from mark w | Reviewed this property |
Hi I suggest you ring the tourist information centre or the number from this article below. Pier WEST PIER - WHITBY Take a lovely stroll along the Pier visit the Lighthouse and stop and take a look at the beautiful sea... More
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