Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

Evening sun on Souter Lighthouse, Tyne and Wear
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

Things to see and do

Walking at Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

What's on 

Upcoming events

Get Crafty 2016 - February half term

Mon 15 Feb 2016
11:00-16:00
Keep the kids busy over the half-term holidays.

Stories at Souter

Sat 05 Mar 2016
11:00-16:00
Join characters from your favourite books; listen and join in with reading stories.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 25 Mar 2016
11:00-16:00
An Easter adventure with a chocolate reward.

Get Crafty 2016 - Spring

Wed 30 Mar 2016
11:00-16:00
Keep the kids busy this Spring.

Bird Ringing Demonstration

Sun 03 Apr 2016
06:00-12:00
A rare opportunity to see wild birds at close quarters.

Souter Seashore Safari

Thu 07 Apr 2016
09:30-11:30
Join a Ranger to search the rockpools along Souter's rocky shore.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

History

Souter Lighthouse with foghorns installed 1907

Discover our history 

Built in 1871 Souter was the first lighthouse in the world purpose built to use electricity. Learn more about it and the treacherous seas, fog on the Tyne and the family legacy.

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

Wildlife

Seabird at Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

Unearth our wildlife 

From seabirds to falcons and bee orchid to sea plantain there's plenty to discover on a visit to our special place.

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

Venue hire

A unique venue for your event at Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

Celebrate with us 

Whether celebrating a birthday, anniversary or wedding. Let our special place be the backdrop to your occasion.

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

Places to stay

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas Keepers Cottages 1 & 3

Holiday with us 

Enjoy cosy cottages, private gardens and beautiful sea views when you holiday at our special place.