uklighthousetour

One crazy lady and a bizarre obsession = an ongoing tour of the best lighthouses the UK has to offer

Links and Resources

Here are some sites you may find interesting if you would like to find out more about the UK’s lighthouses.

Association of Lighthouse Keepers – A forum for everyone with an interest in lighthouses, lightships and navigation aids.

Trinity House – General Lighthouse Authority for England and Wales.

The Northern Lighthouse Board – General Lighthouse Authority for Scotland and the Isle of Man.

Commissioners of Irish Lights – General Lighthouse Authority for Ireland, including Northern Ireland.

Research and Radionavigation: General Lighthouse Authorities – Undertakes research into navigation to support the work of the UK and Ireland General Lighthouse Authorities.

Museum of Scottish Lighthouses – Contains several galleries and hosts regular events, exhibitions and open days.

The National Trust – Owner of Souter, Orford Ness and South Foreland lighthouses.

Safety at Sea: All About Lighthouses – gives a good overview of what lighthouses are, how they are used and contains some additional useful links too

Coast – BBC documentary series discovering the natural and social history of the UK’s coastline.


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