The original two lighthouses were decommissioned and sold.
The Old Lower Lighthouse later became a bird observatory in 1961.
One of Portland's most popular destinations is.
In 1869, Trinity House had both lighthouses rebuilt.
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Portland's coast has been notorious for the number of shipwrecked vessels over the centuries.
There are a few commercial businesses in the area, including a restaurant - The Lobster Pot - and a pub - The Pulpit Inn.
The Old Higher Lighthouse was owned by from 1923 to 1958 and is now a holiday let.