Wooden Lighthouse at South Stack
by Mike Meyrick
Lighthouse from the Sea
I recently spent a week touring and walking around Anglesey with great enjoyment and must say one of the places I visited was South Stack Lighthouse.
We received a very interesting and informative talk from one of the keeper/wardens at the lighthouse and enjoyed the fantastic sea and coastal views.
We learnt a lot about the history of the lighthouse and how the lamps have changed over the years with new technology coming along. The keeper also said that it is possible to see the mountains of Western Scotland on an exceptional day.
It's quite normal to be able to see the Wicklow and Mourne mountains of Ireland.
When I returned home I told some friends about my adventure and mentioned a few things I learned about the Lighthouse only to be told that the first one to be built on South Stack was made of wood yet I can’t remember being told this during the talk.
Can you please let me know if this is true or not?
Thank You, Mike Meyrick
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