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Old Lighthouse Dungeness, Dungeness

Categories: Lighthouses, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web
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.
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  • Well worth the climb to the top for the stunning views of the strange enigmatic views on Dungeness. Interesting history of the lighthouse there. We went in October and the lighthouse is only open at t...  read more »
  • A worthwhile visit if you are in Dungeness. With 160+ stairs to climb be careful (although I am 73 with bad knees I did it without any problem). The view from the top is spectacular - but there is a v...  read more »
  • The climb up looks horrendous, but I'm 67 and, yes it's a long way up, but definely manageable. Fabulous views from the breezy top and lots of interesting information on the way there. 
  • This place has a weird attraction, it feels a little like a ghost town yet brimming with a summery feel....
  • Love this place, it is like a film set all around the beach with lots of ship wreaks. The 2 light houses and the gardens.
  • Me and my 6 year old cousin went up there once, it was amazing. You can see far out, the sea and mini rail way. Maybe about 300 stairs but it was worth it !
  • So cool. Great view.
  • Great views, except westwards.
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