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Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

A historic lighthouse overlooking nature-rich clifftop grasslands, coastal park and rugged coastline.

Coast Road, Whitburn, Tyne & Wear, SR6 7NH

The red and white striped tower and white buildings of Souter Lighthouse with its square white Foghorn House topped with two large black horns in the foreground.

Planning your visit

Close-up of a visitor holding their dog on a lead at the Vyne, Hampshire

Visiting Souter Lighthouse and The Leas with your dog 

Dogs are welcome at Souter Lighthouse and The Leas and there are plenty of experiences you can share with them while you're here. Find out about the facilities on offer for your canine companions, along with guidance to help ensure everyone enjoys their visit.


Souter Lighthouse map 

The grounds of Souter Lighthouse.

Children learning through hands on activities at Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Tyne & Wear

School visits and learning at Souter Lighthouse 

Find out how to book a school visit to Souter Lighthouse and The Leas and discover the hands-on workshops and outdoor activity sessions we offer to inspire inquiring minds.

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