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South Stack Lighthouse - Angelsey

By Irishkate  
We climbed down 400 steps to this lighthouse - not easy going down round angled corners but my goodness coming up again showed us how unfit some of us were! you will see that the light does work.

The South Stack Lighthouse is built on the summit of a small island off the north-west coast of Holy Island, Anglesey, Wales. It was built in 1809 to warn ships of the dangerous rocks below. Wikipedia

Many thanks for V&C for On the Beach.

Opened: 1809

Tags: Wales Angelsey Landscape and travel South stack lighthouse

Voters: mrswoolybill, Jmag60, iangilmour and 41 more

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Great image Kate

Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2020 11:39AM
I had intended to visit Angelsey this spring... Everyone tells me that it's beautiful. Lock-down ruined it for me...
Thank you for sharing this breathtaking oceanic image Kate... BRAVA !!
Isabel GrinGrin
26 Oct 2020 11:42AM
great elevated viewpoint for this excellent shot, dear Kate
adagio Plus
2 3 2 England
26 Oct 2020 11:56AM
Lovely shot of South Stack, Kate. Now, this has brought back some fond memories......I remember going there on a School Trip back in the 1960s, young and fit back then😁😂🤣!!!!

26 Oct 2020 12:07PM
Super image Kate, well done getting it. Most impressive location.

Dave 🙂
26 Oct 2020 2:06PM
Excellent image
mac Plus
19 10 Scotland
26 Oct 2020 2:07PM
I must admire your dedication to getting a photograph, descending some 400 steps and back up again! I might have got down, but not sure about getting back up! At least you did obtain a stunning image of the lighthouse for your effort, complete with light!
26 Oct 2020 3:00PM
Great image and composition.
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2020 3:13PM
Kate a lovely composition and great shot
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 17 England
26 Oct 2020 3:43PM
It's a stunning view from the top, and a fine capture here, Kate. I managed to get two or three shots of the actual light shining, but only after going down a few steps - would have been about 40, certainly not the 400 all the way to the bottom! Well done on achieving that! 😃👍
Trev 😀
ddolfelin Plus
9 103 3 Wales
26 Oct 2020 3:44PM
Wow Kate! You did do well! One of the best pictures I've seen from there!
26 Oct 2020 5:01PM
Lovely image and the steps make it well earned. When we were there last year a film crew were doing a documentary and we had to wait several hours for them to finish but so many places to walk and photograph we weren't bored Grin
capto Plus
8 6.5k 23 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2020 5:35PM
A great effort for your shot, but well worth it.Smile
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2020 7:20PM
Well worth the effort to capture this great shot Kate.
Peter GrinGrin
dark_lord Plus
16 2.7k 738 England
26 Oct 2020 8:28PM
Dont fancy the walk back up.
It's a good place to see choughs Smile
26 Oct 2020 9:06PM
A beautifully composed shot; lovely. 🙂
27 Oct 2020 8:35AM
An impressive image, Kate, almost as impressive as your 400 steps. 800 hundred in all.Smile

Nikonuser1 Plus
8 166 16 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2020 2:58PM
Excellent KateSmileSmile


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