South Foreland Lighthouse

Important notice -

Please be aware that there is scaffolding around the lighthouse tower, tours are taking place but with no access to the outside balcony. The tearoom and toilets are open daily.

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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