The light here is still maintained by Trinity House, but the lighthouse and keeper's house belong to the National Trust. The island is an important bird sanctuary. Tours of the island are available from North Sunderland.
Tower Height: 43
Height of Focal Plane: 89
Characteristic and Range: 2 flashes every 15 seconds, white or red depending on direction.
Description of Tower: White, conical brick tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1776
Date Present Tower Built: 1811
Date Automated: 1910
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
For information on tours see www.farne-islands.com/boat-trips.
Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!