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Longstone Lighthouse Visitor Centre

  • Bamburgh
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Tourist Attractions, Tours and River Cruises

Attraction Information

Sail out to this fascinating and isolated Longstone Lighthouse in the alluring Farne Islands.

The Longstone Lighthouse was made famous by Lighthouse Keeper William Darling and his daughter Grace who bravely rescued survivors of the Forfarshire shipwreck in 1838. After spotting nine survivors clinging to the rocks from her bedroom window Grace and her father set out on the lighthouse boat, rescuing all nine survivors and caring for them in the lighthouse until the storm ended.

Take the Longstone tour, in which you can climb to the top of the tower and admire the outstanding views that surround the lighthouse, or view the seabirds and the famous Grey Seal colony.

Have an exciting day discovering the Farne Islands impressive history!

  • A cruise around the Farne Islands to view the seabirds and the famous Grey Seal colony
  • View Grace Darling's tiny bedroom
  • Climb the tower and admire the outstanding views

Opening hours

Main sailing months are April to October.

Opening subject to weather conditions. Please contact the attraction directly for more information. 


Adults (16+): £2.00, Kids: £1.00, Senior: £1.00, Family £4.00

Travel & Contact Information


Longstone Lighthouse, Farne Islands, Northumberland, NE68 7SZ, England

Phone number

07904 800590



Click here to visit Longstone Lighthouse Visitor Centre's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Longstone Lighthouse Visitor Centre has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

No, there are no dining options.

No, Longstone Lighthouse Visitor Centre is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Longstone Lighthouse Visitor Centre have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

No pets are allowed. 

Additional Info


All trip times can be altered or cancelled due to the conditions. 

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