South Foreland Lighthouse

Important notice -

The tearoom and toilets are open every day from 11-5pm. The lighthouse is open Friday to Monday, 11-5pm. No pre-booking is necessary.

The first lighthouse to use an electric light

South Foreland Lighthouse

Things to see and do 

Great days out at the lighthouse

China cups

Mrs Knotts tearoom at South Foreland Lighthouse

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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