South Foreland Lighthouse

Important notice -

We're working hard to reopen many of our places where it is safe to do so. However South Foreland Lighthouse is currently closed.

The first lighthouse to use an electric light

South Foreland Lighthouse

Things to see and do 

Great days out at the lighthouse

South Foreland Lighthouse

Eating

China cups

Mrs Knotts tea-room 

Mrs Knotts tearoom at South Foreland Lighthouse is a window into another world, with bone china cups and loose leaf tea, just as it used to be.

South Foreland Lighthouse

History

Discover the history of the lighthouse

South Foreland Lighthouse

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