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At the Spalding Flower Show.

Spalding

in the county of Lincolnshire

Pictures of Portland Bill Lighthouse

a Historic Building in the town of Portland, in the county of Dorset

About Portland Bill Lighthouse

One of the most recognisable landmarks in Dorset, the red and white Portland Bill Lighthouse has guided ships since it first turned on its lights over a century ago on 11th January 1906. Back then its lights had a range of 25 nautical miles, however, that was reduced to 18 after the station was re-engineered in 2019. The original optics can still be seen in the tower base display.

If you are up for the challenge, there are 153 steps up to the lantern room, with windows on the way up, but once climbed you'll be privileged to wonderful views of the stunning Jurassic coast and some great photo opportunities.

A visit to Portland Bill is a great experience for all the family, though it is worth noting that you will need to be at least 1.1 meters tall to climb the lighthouse, so if you are planning on taking your kids, you might want to check beforehand to save any disappointment!

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Portland looking toward Chesil

Portland (162 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Dorset

(4.6 miles, 7.4 km, direction N)

As it juts into the sea Portland is bounded by some of the finest coastal scenery in the land...

On Weymouth Promenade.

Weymouth (208 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Dorset

(6.8 miles, 10.9 km, direction N)

It was King George III who first put Weymouth on the map as a popular tourist destination after making it his summer holiday residence between 1789 and 1805, where he would bath.....

Osmington, Dorset

Osmington (6 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Dorset

(9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction N)

The pretty village of Osmington is situated along the Jurassic coast just 4 miles North-East of the historic resort of Weymouth. It has narrow streets and pretty thatched.....

Across the Fleet Lagoon

Langton Herring (1 Pictures)

in the county of Dorset

(9.5 miles, 15.3 km, direction NW)

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Lulworth Cove and Stair Hole

West Lulworth (125 Pictures)

in the county of Dorset

(11.8 miles, 19.0 km, direction NE)

One of the most visited geological areas of Britain, Lulworth Cove has recently been placed into the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline...

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Portland Castle, Dorset

Portland Castle (1 Pictures)

(3.6 miles, 5.8 km, direction N)

This is one of the best preserved of all King Henry VIII's mighty fortresses, built by the monarch to guard the south coast.....

Nothe Fort, Weymouth

Nothe Fort (17 Pictures)

(6.2 miles, 10.0 km, direction N)

Nothe Fort lies to the east of Weymouth. This spectacular "D" shaped building is preserved as one of the finest pieces of.....

Penquin at SeaLife Centre in Weymouth

Sea Life Park, Weymouth (1 Pictures)

(7.7 miles, 12.4 km, direction N)

A unique mix of indoor and outdoor attractions set in seven acres makes Sea Life a great family day out. The Park offers a day.....

Chesil Beach

Chesil Beach (25 Pictures)

(9.1 miles, 14.7 km, direction NW)

One of the most remarkable features of England's fantastic coastal scenery is the magnificent stretch known as Chesil Beach,.....

Durdle Door

Durdle Door (119 Pictures)

(10.4 miles, 16.7 km, direction NE)

On a coast of fabulous high white cliffs there are few views to rival the spectacular Durdle Door. This natural phenomena,.....


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