Bull point lighthouse

Bull Point Lighthouse stands as a timeless beacon of maritime history, offering a captivating blend of stunning vistas, rich heritage, and a sense of extraordinary wonder that will leave visitors spellbound.

Bull point lighthouse

Bull Point Lighthouse is a historic and beautiful navigation aid located near the beach in Woolacombe on England’s South-West Coast Path

Built in 1879, this Grade II listed building was designed to protect ships from the treacherous coast line of the Bristol Channel

It stands at 31m high and its distinctive octagonal tower houses an impressive ten ton lens that still shines today, guiding vessels of all sizes safely into port

Visitors are encouraged to take a guided tour of the lighthouse, learn about its fascinating history, and enjoy stunning views from the top of the tower

For those looking to get away from it all, the grounds offer a peaceful haven and offer a variety of activities, such as bird watching and sea-swimming

Whether you’re into maritime history or just need some time to relax and recharge, Bull Point Lighthouse makes for an unforgettable experience


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Address: S W Coast Path, Woolacombe, Ilfracombe EX34 8LR, UK

Olly Stump avatarOlly Stump
3 months ago
Great viewing point, beaware sometimes they lock the gates into the area with the lighthouse, which we got caught out by. Other then that great viewing spot and what looks to be good accommodation.
Maxine Theobald avatarMaxine Theobald
in the last week
Had a magical stay at Triton, one of the Bull point lighthouse cottages.
Sue avatarSue
a year ago
Walked from Mortehow, took a couple of hours, up and down the coast path, quite steep, great views, came back up the road to the village which was the easy way back. Can be livestock so dogs should be on lead.
anthony jju avataranthony jju
11 months ago
Long walk down 1 1/4 mile quite (Bull point lighthouse ) a small light house nice pleasant walk, we walked from Damage Barton caravan site nice walk with the dogs ,when on holls like to walk or cycle (got bike trailer for dogs ) do not drive if I can help it
Dave Edmonds avatarDave Edmonds
2 years ago
You can only reach on foot, around a 2 mile walk, some hills but nothing that steep. Once there it is a lovely spot. The orginal lighthouse fell down. The one here now built in the 70s using much of the original equipment. Three flashes every 10 seconds, no fog signal
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