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For nearly 300 years a lighthouse has stood on Portland Bill to guide vessels heading for Portland and Weymouth and acting as a waymark for vessels navigating in the English Channel. A red sector light warns mariners of the hazardous Shambles Bank...more
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A quaint little lighthouse set amongst lovely scenery. For those who enjoy the views of the Sea, this would be a great place to go. Unfortunately it’s just not for me. I was also a bit disappointed that there wasn’t much to do and we...More
Thoroughly enjoyed the lighthouse tour. Fascinating to learn about the history of this iconic building. Guide was so passionate about the building and we spent time chatting to him after the tour. I highly recommend a visit but be warned there are a lot of...More
On a fairly miserable day weather wise we popped down to the Lighthouse area, plenty of car parking spaces and reasonably priced. Due to weather decided to take the short lighthouse tour. Wasn't expecting much but the guide was brilliant, made it so worthwhile with...More
Visited the lighthouse and surrounding area for a photography trip. Parking was adequate, plenty of spaces and not extortionate prices (though the machines don't accept contactless or card, need to update that in this day and age!). Lighthouse is a stunning sight, very traditional. Walks...More
Visited Portland Bill on a recent trip to Weymouth, approx 10 min drive.
Stunning location of natural beauty as the rugged uncompromising British coastline meets an unforgiving English Channel as it crashes onto the rocks.
The lighthouse itself is big and commanding in the space....More
Even on a windy November day this place was worth a visit. Car parking on site (pay & display). The lighthouse closed out of season but some beautiful scenery & with a bit of wind some wonderful pictures of sea spray on the rocks. Amazing...More