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Watch Hill Lighthouse

Lighthouse Rd., Watch Hill, Westerly, RI
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Nice Quick Stop in Watch Hill

My wife and I and our friend stopped here after walking along the beach at Napatree Point. It is a... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Manchester, New Hampshire
via mobile
Nice Part of Walk around Watch Hill

The lighthouse was a nice part of our walk around Watch Hill. You can not enter the lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
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Lighthouse Rd., Watch Hill, Westerly, RI
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I and our friend stopped here after walking along the beach at Napatree Point. It is a nice lighthouse with a huge green lawn leading up to it that is perfect to stretch out and relax on. You can get pretty close...More

Thank chiefwahoo1989
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The lighthouse was a nice part of our walk around Watch Hill. You can not enter the lighthouse itself, but you can enjoy really nice views from the parking lot area.

1  Thank L8R
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Gorgeous views of the ocean and a great place to find while walking. A historic marker to investigate in Watch Hill.

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice views​ all around. Finding the entrance took a bit but once we did we enjoyed our time at the lighthouse.

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 21 February 2017

nice spot to visit... takes about 10 minutes to see the view and that is pretty much it. No bathrooms or any activities.... but nice.

Thank m f
Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you are a senior, you may drive down the narrow private driveway to the lighthouse parking lot. And there is a relatively self-contained open area for dogs who come when they are called. The setting is lovely in good weather. A very unique place....More

Thank margylong
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Fun to go before or after a storm to watch the waves & surfers. Also beautiful large homes where the rich and famous live.

Thank X9200VOdianneb
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

What's not to love about a light house. Whether you are in it or not, you are guaranteed a good view with some great pictures and memories. If you are near a beach going to a lighthouse is always a must no matter where you...More

Thank mbruni611
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Mystic Ct. and decided to look up things to do on trip advisor, and Watch Hill was on the list and a quick drive into Rhode Island. It's was so breathtakingly beautiful! We took pictures, listened to the waves crashing onto...More

Thank Louisa C
Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you are over 65 years old you can drive out to the lighthouse. If you are younger you have to park legally and hike to it. Be careful to be certain your parking space is legal. Parking fines are astronomically expensive.

1  Thank tarponted
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22 October 2016|
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Response from Emelen1 | Reviewed this property |
The road to lighthouse is about 1/4 mile. An easy picturesque walk. You can drive to the lighthouse and there is parking at the very end with a great view of the water. Enjoy!!
Zella F
5 October 2015|
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Response from Bettine31 | Reviewed this property |
It's a residential road that you walk down to get to the lighthouse. You can't drive your car on the road. You would have to park it and then walk to the lighthouse. When we went the lighthouse was closed to the public - not... More