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Category Archives for "Cornwall Lighthouses"

Tater Du Lighthouse – Cornwalls new lighthouse

  Tater Du Lighthouse Tater Du lighthouse in Cornwall. Located about 5 miles from Lands End, is a nice 30 min walk along the coastal path from picturesque Lamorna Cove. The Lighthouse is Cornwall’s most recently built lighthouse. The construction of the lighthouse followed the tragedy of losing a small Spanish coaster called the Juan […]

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Eddystone Lighthouse

Eddystone Lighthouse Position 50° 10’.80 N 04° 15’.90 W Eddystone is located 13 miles Southwest of Plymouth and is probably the most famous lighthouse in Britain. This video clip is from the BBC Coastwatch program and provides some background to the construction as well as a trip out to the rocks on which it was […]

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Godrevy Lighthouse – Island views and a seal colony

Godrevy Lighthouse The lighthouse built in 1858 on Godrevy Island in St Ives bay is a white octagonal tower, 86 feet (26 m) high and made of rubble, stone and mortar. The original light was a revolving white one, with a fixed red light below the main light, which could be seen over a 45-degree […]

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The Lizard Lighthouse

  Lizard Lighthouse at Lizard Point in Cornwall The Lizard Lighthouse and the surrounding buildings are prominent structures at Lizard point. Adjacent to a National Trust car park which affords entry to the coastal path and some walks with stunning views.  You may be lucky and come across the National Trusts herd of shetland ponies […]

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