Based on the South coast of England in Dorset, you can spend an entire day by and around this lighthouse. The area is very picturesque and there are a restaurant next to the lighthouse and a pub on the approach to the car park where you can have a drink or a bite to eat.
In the visitors centre, which is only open certain days of the week at certain times of the year, at the base of the lighthouse there is a gift shop; past this you will find the free exhibition on the Isle of Portland/Trinity House Lighthouse, where you have a number of exhibits, maps and images of the lighthouse.
The lens on the left can be found in this area. Please note that there is a charge of a few pounds to go up to the top. You can ring the visitors centre directly on +44 (0) 1305 861 233 to check opening times and prices.
There is also a second lighthouse in the vicinity; this is the original lighthouse, now used as a bird observatory and field centre.
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