Dungeness Lighthouse on the Dungeness Headland started operation on 20 November 1961 and is constructed of precast concrete rings. Its pattern of black and white bands is impregnated into the concrete. It remains in use today, monitored and controlled from the Trinity House Operations and Planning Centre at Harwich, Essex.Dungeness Lighthouse is the fifth lighthouse at Dungeness. Construction of the Dungeness nuclear power station obscured the light of the 1904 lighthouse and necessitated yet another lighthouse.For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Dungeness holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Old Lighthouse Dungeness and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Old Lighthouse Dungeness Reviews
Allen CAugust 13, 2017
After seeing photos of Dungeness over many years we decided to pay it a visit. The drive to the lighthouse has to be done slowly to take in the only official dessert in England. WOW. The trip up the l... more »
Tony RAugust 12, 2017
£4.00 ticket is well worth the cost to see the views from the top of the old lighthouse. LOTS of steps up and you have to squeeze through a hatch at the top But well worth it. If you visit Dungeness, ... more »
Lou MAugust 11, 2017
I really didn't think i would make it to the top but i managed it & am so glad i did. The view is to die for. I would recommend everyone to go x more »
Fantastic views over a breathtaking landscape! Well worth a visit... lovely friendly staff too!
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This is a visual treat from all perspectives excuse the pun. The classic design and contruction of this timeless lighthouse is a fantastic example of British engineering at its best. Worth a visit to keep our lighthouses lit. Great day out when combined with RHDR minature railway.
Really enjoyable experience being able to walk all the way to the top and out onto the viewing deck through the little side door. Would recommend to anyone to do. It may make your stomach churn if you look down the narrow winding stairs but you have to do it! It's a chance of a lifetime kind of thing!
Knackered me out but made it to the top. Great place to visit.
This place has a weird attraction, it feels a little like a ghost town yet brimming with a summery feel....
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