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Name: Fidra Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Yellowcraigs, , United Kingdom

Location: Small island in Firth of Forth, southeast Scotland.

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Managing Organization:
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


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