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Address: Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Nice stop along the coast

One of the oldest lighthouses - and more like a house than the typical high beacon. On the ground floor there is a small shop with goodies. Above you can climb to the second... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
vb22
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the oldest lighthouses - and more like a house than the typical high beacon. On the ground floor there is a small shop with goodies. Above you can climb to the second floor and up to the light - it is steep. There are self-guided pieces to check out. Outside the light are a number of plaques with... More 

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Airdrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to take pics or just enjoy the history of the area. Beatiful views of the bay but the lighthouse in itself is very stunning

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Thank Marilyn W
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This park hosts a quaint, well maintained little lighthouse with accompanying explanatory placque. Looking out over Liverpool Harbor, it provides a scenic view of the geographical asset that led to Liverpool's founding and development. If you are in Liverpool, it is worth a few minutes to check it out. There is adequate parking and a few benches if you choose... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Nice view.. A no. of boards placed all around with description of the lighthouse, the history of ship building and trade in liverpool and working of the lighthouse. Some old Canons alo on display. Some picnic tables under trees make it a good picnic spot on a nice sunny day.

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Thank VKP1973
Sherwood Park, Canada
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43 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Drove to this Light house and was very disappointed. It was very small and you could not go into it to view it . I will not go back to view it .Go to Peggys Cove to see a real light house..Stay away from this one.

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Barefoot Bay, FL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This LiGht is interesting. The setting is, has some antique cannon, and a wonderful view. A good family outing.

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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34 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

A visit to Fort Point lighthouse takes up a pleasant half hour; it works well as an end-point for a walk from the centre of the town. It's free, the stairs inside are steep and there's a good view from the top. Best of all, you can give someone a scare by sounding the hand-held foghorn when they're not expecting... More 

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Liverpool, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Fort Point Lighthouse is still a must see when visiting Liverpool. However, gone is the great array of local arts and crafts, a great loss. When I took visitors there in July they bought one loaf of bread and one pot of jam which came to well over $20, far too much, though I am sure it was very good.

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Thank Buddyboy1
Bedford, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We ended up here during an overnight stay in Liverpool, because pretty much everything else was closed at 5pm. Free admission, sweet girl staffing it with good tips about the area, and local map. The climb up to the light is steep but worth it for the view. Although someone should take the time to clean off the spiders from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Located in a beautiful setting next to the ocean and learned a lot about the life of a Lighthouse Keeper.

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