The Big Lighthouse Dig

Uncovering the past © Canterbury Archaeological Trust

Uncovering the past

Discover the hidden archaeology of the lighthouse during this summer’s Big Dig. Volunteers from Canterbury Archaeological Trust will be running an excavation the grounds to uncover it's hidden history. Come along and have a look their progress and speak to the volunteers about what's been discovered.

You'll also be able to try your hand at archaeology by booking a special trench tour on 1 and 2 August, call 01304 853281 for more information and to make a booking.

  • 25 Jul – 9 Aug, 11am - 4pm. Free event in the grounds of the lighthouse.

Lighthouse bus service

A great way to see a remote place © Gareth Wiltshire

A great way to see a remote place

Why not travel in style and get the bus to the lighthouse? It's running every Sunday until the 6 September, 12-5pm. There's no need to book just turn up and buy your tickets from the driver.