This striking and historic lighthouse is situated on the rugged and beautiful Start Point peninsular near Dartmouth, and is a must-see for those looking to experience some of the captivating history that this lovely area has to offer. Designed in 1836, the lighthouse has been guiding boats for over 150 years.
If you’re looking to learn more about this lighthouse and its fascinating history, tours run throughout the day until 5pm, and last approximately 45 minutes. With knowledgeable, friendly and informative guides, children and adults are sure to be impressed by this fantastic attraction.
Remember to wear sensible shoes for climbing all the steps, however, if you forget, they’ll happily lend you a pair when you arrive. After taking the remarkable tour of the lighthouse and learning all about its history, why not stop by the gift shop and grab yourself a souvenir to remind you of your enjoyable day at Start Point?
Although there is about a mile walk from the car park down to Start Point Lighthouse, most would agree that this is worthwhile, if not for the lighthouse but for the spectacular views when you reach Start Point. With dramatic coastline, sweeping sea views and even the possibility of spotting a seal, you’ll definitely take the memories of these stunning views home with you.