This lighthouse has never had a resident keeper; it was maintained by an attendant. Attractions in Bamburgh include historic Bamburgh Castle and a museum devoted to Grace Darling, the heroic daughter of the keeper of Longstone Light.
Tower Height: 29
Height of Focal Plane: 39
Characteristic and Range: White, red or green light depending on direction; occulting twice every 8 seconds.
Description of Tower: Square building with lantern on roof.
This light is operational
1910: Iron skeletal tower. In 1975, the light was moved to the roof of a service building.
Date Established: 1910
Date Present Tower Built: 1975
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.