Category Archives for "Cornwall Lighthouses"
Tater Du Lighthouse Tater Du lighthouse in Cornwall. Located about 5 miles from Lands End, is a nice 30 min walk along the coastal path from picturesque Lamorna Cove. The Lighthouse is Cornwall’s most recently built lighthouse. The construction of the lighthouse followed the tragedy of losing a small Spanish coaster called the Juan […]Continue reading
Pendeen Lighthouse For nearly 100 years the lighthouse at Pendeensitting between St Just and St Ives, in the west of Cornwall has been guiding passing vessels and warning of the dangerous waters around Pendeen Watch. The original oil lamp was replaced by an electric one in 1926. Around the lamp revolves an apparatus containing the […]Continue reading
Eddystone Lighthouse Position 50° 10’.80 N 04° 15’.90 W Eddystone is located 13 miles Southwest of Plymouth and is probably the most famous lighthouse in Britain. This video clip is from the BBC Coastwatch program and provides some background to the construction as well as a trip out to the rocks on which it was […]Continue reading
Godrevy Lighthouse The lighthouse built in 1858 on Godrevy Island in St Ives bay is a white octagonal tower, 86 feet (26 m) high and made of rubble, stone and mortar. The original light was a revolving white one, with a fixed red light below the main light, which could be seen over a 45-degree […]Continue reading
Godrevy Lighthouse is close to St. Ives. A popular Surfing beach at Gwythian, the coastal path and area are in the hands of the National Trust in Cornwall. This is a popular area for seal watching and they can often be seen “hauled out” at Mutton Cove. Keep your eyes open for seals but […]Continue reading
Lizard Lighthouse at Lizard Point in Cornwall The Lizard Lighthouse and the surrounding buildings are prominent structures at Lizard point. Adjacent to a National Trust car park which affords entry to the coastal path and some walks with stunning views. You may be lucky and come across the National Trusts herd of shetland ponies […]Continue reading