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The Watch Hill lighthouse is up the hill from town.tue walkway is private no cars. It’s an easy... read more

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New York City, New York
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Pretty walk and place to enjoy the view

You have to walk here unless your handicap, enjoy the scenic walk out to the point and sit along... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Lighthouse Rd., Watch Hill, Westerly, RI
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Reviewed today via mobile

The Watch Hill lighthouse is up the hill from town.tue walkway is private no cars. It’s an easy walk by huge waterfront homes. The lighthouse is a on the edge of East Beach. It’s a great viewpoint at the end.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 4 days ago

You have to walk here unless your handicap, enjoy the scenic walk out to the point and sit along the wall and watch the waves crash, fisherman on the rocks and the beautiful scenery of watch hill.

Thank Sweetchic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to go in the spring or fall. Too crowded in the summer. Don't be put off by the no entry sign off watch hill road. Leads down to great parking area by the lighthouse. Wonderful waves and sea air.

Thank david t
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The Watch Hill Lighthouse is a short and scenic walk from the Ocean House. There are beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean and surrounding neighborhood.

Thank Loves2Research
Reviewed 6 July 2018

On a recent trip to Narragansett area of Coastal RI - we drove up to Westerly to see the old-town of "Watch Hill"! This is a gorgeous quaint NE Resort town on the Coast. Take a drive thru the town and see some of the...More

Thank fencingdad
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Our family decided to take a stroll to see the lighthouse. We knew ahead of time we could not go inside the lighthouse itself, but we can walk right up to the fence surrounding the lighthouse property. If you like lighthouses, this one would disappoint...More

1  Thank nycglobaltraveler
Reviewed 24 June 2018

It’s a nice walk to the lighthouse on a road through a beautiful neighborhood with large homes including Taylor Swift’s house. The views of the ocean are spectacular especially when you approach the lighthouse. The lighthouse itself is enclosed behind a fence but you can...More

1  Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Found this chem on the map of "things to do" took a drive. It's hidden within a private community of homes. Can't drive but worth the walk to see.

Thank Gina Z
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Fun thing to walk out to on a nice day! You have to go down some streets with a guard, but you are able to pass, just tell them you are headed to the lighthouse. It's not open to go inside but the grounds and...More

Thank World Traveler P
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Although you can't walk up to the lighthouse, there are great views of it from the beach. Wish you could see it up close, looks neat!

Thank KelsieMoose
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Kay H
26 June 2018|
Response from Gina Z | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. It's a paved private drive
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
If you're a senior, they let you drive, otherwise about 1/4 mile
Zella F
5 October 2015|
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Response from Bettine31 | Reviewed this property |
It's a residential road that you walk down to get to the lighthouse. You can't drive your car on the road. You would have to park it and then walk to the lighthouse. When we went the lighthouse was closed to the public - not... More