Afternoon tea

Time for tea © David Lewing

Time for tea

Come along to the lighthouse on a day we're not normally open and enjoy a rare treat. Take tea in our award winning tearoom and afterwards, enjoy a private tour of the lighthouse.

  • Wednesday 17 September, 2pm and 4pm, £12 per person, booking essential. Call 01304 853281 to book a place.

Fan Bay forey

Discover a hidden wartime history © John Guy

Discover a hidden wartime history

Discover why Fan Bay was such an important fortification and re-live the stories of the defences now lost. Enjoy an informal walk where our expert will bring history to life, using rarely seen photographs.

  • Saturday 20 September, 10:30 - 3pm. £5 per person, booking essential, please call 01304 853281 to reserve a place.

Navigation through the ages

Tools of the trade © David Lewing

Tools of the trade

Join our local experts for the return of this popular feature. Learn all about the story of navigation from our speakers with various maritime backgrounds and finish the evening watching the ships in the English channel on the balcony of the lighthouse.

  • Saturday 11 October, 7-10pm. £18 per ticket, including a buffet dinner. Booking essential please call 01304 853281.

Spooky goings on

Halloween fun  © Geoff Smith

Halloween fun

Visit South Foreland Lighthouse at Halloween if you dare! Explore the lighthouse by torch light whilst listening to ghost stories. Dress warmly and be prepared for a fright.

  • Friday 31 October. Times vary please see below for more information