The Katwijk Lighthouse, built in 1605, replaced a "vierboet" (lighted beacon) that had been standing for many years. It was declared a national monument in 1971. The lighthouse can be visited Monday to Friday in July and August.
Height of Focal Plane: 82
Characteristic and Range: Fixed white.
Description of Tower: White, square stone tower.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1605
Date Present Tower Built: 1605
Date Deactivated: 1913
Current Use: Tourist attraction.
Open To Public? Yes.