Hilbre Island

53┬░ 23.000' N 003┬░ 13.710' W (not for navigation purposes)

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Hilbre Island


Hilbre Island Lighthouse provides a port land mark for the Hilbre swash in the River Dee estuary.

This small automatic lighthouse came under the full jurisdiction of Trinity House in 1973, before this it was operated by the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board Authority.

Hilbre Island Lighthouse was converted from acetylene gas to solar powered operation in 1995.

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