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Longstone Lighthouse Visitor Centre

Bamburgh, Northumberland, England

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Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)

Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor

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


  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Onsite Shop Onsite Shop
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available Nearby Parking Available Nearby
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Longstone Lighthouse, Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE68 7SZ, England


Click here to visit Longstone Lighthouse Visitor Centre's website
07904 800590

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

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

More Information

Weather policy

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

Pets allowed

No pets are allowed. 


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