South Foreland Lighthouse

Important notice -

Wednesday 16th September - Due to staff shortages the lighthouse takeaway and toilets will be closed today. We are sorry for any inconvenience this causes.

The first lighthouse to use an electric light

South Foreland Lighthouse

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South Foreland Lighthouse


Woman holding takeaway hot drink

Feeling peckish? 

Our takeaway food kiosk will open on 25 July and will initially be serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks. We’ve introduced new safety measures including closure of our seating areas, screens at our till and collection points, and waymarked routes. We’ll also only be accepting card payment. We look forward to welcoming you back and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone. ​

South Foreland Lighthouse


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South Foreland Lighthouse

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