As the oldest cast iron lighthouse in the world, Gibbs Hill Lighthouse is an attraction worthy of your time. Whether you climb to the top to catch a view of the seaside or you stop in to the gift shop for a little history on the lighthouse, you are sure to learn a lot about the important role the lighthouse has played in the sailing history of Bermuda.
Positioned in Southampton Parish, 4.1 miles south west of Hamilton, Gibbs Hill Lighthouse invites residents and visitors lodging in this section of Bermuda. Whether or not you are staying very close, you should consider dropping by to check it out. If you're wondering, Somerset Village is four miles (six kilometers) to the northwest.
Gibbs Hill Lighthouse built of cast iron and is painted white. As guests approach the lighthouse they will notice that it is set next to a signal station once run by the British Army. Gibbs Hill Lighthouse stands 245 tall, with 117 feet spanning between the base of the structure and where the light it placed. The lighthouse's light provides a light that can be seen up to 40 miles away. Climb the 185 steps to the top of Gibb's Lighthouse and take in the panoramic view of Bermuda's coastline.
There are numerous restaurants to select from in the neighborhood immediately near Gibbs Hill Lighthouse. The Dining Room, which serves Caribbean dishes, is also the closest restaurant. The dining establishment is right within walking distance of Gibbs Hill Lighthouse, making it simple to approach, whether you and your group prefer to stay for a quick bite or stay for a bigger meal. Henry VIII and Coconuts are additional restaurant options within reach of this outdoor attraction guests can try a new dish and experience the Bermuda culture.
Other types of nearby activities include Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton found a quarter mile away Southampton Parish. You might also think about heading over to La Serena Spa, another attraction in the vicinity.
There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions closest to this location are found in the following table.Attractions Near Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton Golf Course 0.3 mi. (6.2 km) E 3.8 mi. South West of Hamilton Bermuda La Serena Spa Spa 0.4 mi. (6.3 km) SW 3.9 mi. South-Southeast of Somerset Village Bermuda Willow Stream Spa 0.5 mi. (6.1 km) E 3.8 mi. South West of Hamilton Bermuda Chaplin Bay GeoFeature 0.5 mi. (6.7 km) SE 4.2 mi. South West of Hamilton Bermuda Stonehole Bay GeoFeature 0.6 mi. (6.6 km) SE 4.1 mi. South West of Hamilton Bermuda Dive Bermuda Other Activities/Excursions 0.6 mi. (6.3 km) E 3.9 mi. South West of Hamilton Bermuda Jobson's Cove GeoFeature 0.6 mi. (6.5 km) ESE 4.0 mi. South West of Hamilton Bermuda Warwick Long Bay GeoFeature 0.7 mi. (6.3 km) ESE 3.9 mi. South West of Hamilton Bermuda
Gibbs Hill Lighthouse is free to the public, however, there is a restaurant and gift shop on site where you might be inclined to make a purchase.
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Gibbs Hill Lighthouse is accessible by taking Bus # 7 or Bus # 8 from the main Hamilton Bus Terminal. Those who take Bus #7 will disembark at the Henry IIIV restaurant bus stop and walk for about 10 minutes before reaching the lighthouse. Those who take Bus #8 will get off at the Waterlott Inn restaurant bus stop and, again, walk for about 10 minutes before reaching the lighthouse.
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