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Spurn Lighthouse

Spurn Lighthouse (Credit Jess Charlton)Spurn Lighthouse (Credit Jess Charlton)

Visit the newly restored Spurn Lighthouse, the tallest lighthouse in Northern England!

Opening times

Open daily between May and September. The opening hours are 12 till 4pm. Access to the lighthouse also available as part of a Spurn Safari – booking here or as part of a pre organised group. Contact

Getting to Spurn Lighthouse

Spurn Lighthouse is located (as one might expect!) at the end of the Spurn peninsula. There is no vehicular access down to the lighthouse, with the sole exception of the Trust' Spurn Safari tours. Access to the lighthouse is via the 3.5 mile walk or cycle routes, which cross the sandy washover area. Please be aware that high tide sees the lighthouse cut off from the mainland, and that it is very dangerous to attempt to cross the washover area when it is covered in water. In order to plan your visit, you can view tide times on the reserve webpage here - the downloads section can be found at the bottom right.

There are no toilets at the lighthouse. Toilets are available a short walk away, located at the jetty.

Prices - entry to the lighthouse

£4 Adults

£3 OAP / Concession

£2 Children

£10 Family ticket (2 adults and 3 children)

Tickets are available at the lighthouse. It is free to enter the ground floor.

Prices - Spurn Safari tours (which include entry to the lighthouse)

£12 Adult

£6 Children

Spurn Safari tours last two and a half hours and take place aboard the all terrain Unimog vehicle. Read more here.

Visitor Information

  • Children are very welcome, but they must be at least 1.1 metres in height and physically capable of ascending and descending the staircases by themselves unaided.
  • Under no circumstances can children or babies be carried up or down the staircases, (this includes the use of baby carriers, papooses, etc.)
  • The lighthouse is over a century old so and some stone floors and stairs may be worn and uneven in places, and the staircase leading to the lantern room is very steep.
  • Sensible footwear must be worn if you wish to ascend the lighthouse tower. Open toe sandals without heel straps and flip- flops are not suitable.


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