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Nash Point Lighthouse

Llantwit Major, Wales
+44 7850 047721
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Nice spot to enjoy the view

Although the lighthouse wasn't open for visitors (only open at weekends), we still spent a couple... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Depends on your interest

The lighthouse is very interesting, they will put the fog horn on when you are for you to hear it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Llantwit Major, United Kingdom
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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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Llantwit Major, Wales
+44 7850 047721
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the lighthouse wasn't open for visitors (only open at weekends), we still spent a couple of hours here, enjoying the surroundings and walking the coastal path nearby. A lovely spot to take in the view. Nice cafe with friendly owner. Quite a few model...More

Thank Deb0rahB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lighthouse is very interesting, they will put the fog horn on when you are for you to hear it. The parking is on top of the cliff and there is a charge to park there, also, normally a small shop is open as well.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came across this lovely lighthouse whilst on a coastal walk. For a cost of £3.50 per adult the friendly guide told us all about the history of the lighthouse as well as providing a written guide to all 7 floors. The vies from the...More

1  Thank ChrisGibbs
Chris W, Manager at Nash Point Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, ChrisGibbs, for your very generous review. So pleased you enjoyed your visit, the views and the information given by the Guide and the guide booklet. We always hope that all visitors equally enjoy their visit though, of course, visibility / weather is one...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A stunning venue for a wedding. Beautiful views. The cottages are beautifully refurbished and a unique and special venue.

Thank Elizabeth235_12
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Lots of parking. Beautiful coastal walk, you can walk to lantwit major beach, you walk through small woodland areas, open coastal paths and up and down hills. Worth a visit. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Katie P
Reviewed 19 May 2017

My husband and I just came back from Nash Point, after camping the night on the cliff. We camped here a few years ago, when the shop was open and the wonderful couple who ran it were there. The shop is closed now, unfortunately, so...More

Thank Gillian M
Chris W, Manager at Nash Point Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Hello Gillian, Thank you for reviewing your stay at Nash Point though this page is for the Lighthouse only. Other than being situated next to the headland we have no other connection with the owner of the campsite or the Café. The same lovely couple...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

called here after seeing reviews on it was not good day weather wise so was not going to go inside lighthouse we only really came by to find out where it was so now we know we will return in better weather to take in...More

Thank EbbwValeTessie
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We went to the lighthouse on a Tuesday but the lighthouse was not open (weekends and bank holidays only). You can still walk around the lighthouse gardens and the outside areas. There is a £2 car parking charge when you arrive which is next to...More

Thank bronson74
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Shameful to say I actually live 25 minutes away from Nash point and I have never visited this beautiful place before, it's a little gem ! It so quaint, clean, and has a real natural beauty!.. my daughter and I visited in the Easter half...More

Thank Cher1976
Chris W, Manager at Nash Point Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

So typical that we travel miles to see some places that are not as good as those on our doorstep and so many people do not know of these "little gems" so close to their homes. Very pleased that you enjoyed your visit, we hope...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

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...More

Thank ColinSimper
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5 June 2015|
Response from billbar999 |
Nash point lighthouse was built by the Trinity House engineers in 1831 since then the lighthouse and compound has always been owned by Trinity House. There are 4 cottages within the compound 2 of which are holiday lets and 2... More