Northern Lighthouse Board/Nat'l Trust for Scotland
Tower Height: 39
Height of Focal Plane: 299
Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 20 seconds, visible for 29 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Yellow conical tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1788
Date Present Tower Built: 1820
Fog Signal: (N) 90 seconds
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? House (overnight stays).
Keepers: Mathew Harvey (1788-?), Magnus Leask (c. 1986), Hector Lamont (?)
Nearby Lodging: Two former keepers' houses are available for vacation rental. Call (0131) 243 9331 for details.