Northern Lighthouse Board
Fidra Island is said to be the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson's book "Treasure Island." The island is managed by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.
Tower Height: 56
Height of Focal Plane: 112
Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 30 seconds, range 24 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White brick tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1885
Date Present Tower Built: 1885
Date Automated: 1970
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
This lighthouse can be seen from cruises from the Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick; see www.seabird.org