Flamborough Head Lighthouse visitor centre

Tours of Flamborough Head Lighthouse are organised by East Riding of Yorkshire Council under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House

A lighthouse was first built on the Flamborough Headland in 1669 but was never lit. The current lighthouse was built in 1806 and acts as a waypoint for deep sea vessels and coastal traffic as well as marking the Flamborough Headland for vessels heading for the ports of Scarborough and Bridlington.

Admission prices

Family ticket (2 adults and up to 2 children)
Additional child £1.00
Child (up to 15 years)

Please note minimum height restriction of 1.1 metres tall to climb the tower
Over 65 / Concessions £3.50
Group bookings (out of hours) £60.00 minimum charge
Flamborough Head Lighthouse Visitor Centre accepts both cash and cheques.

Please let us know how your visit went by filling out our visitor satisfaction survey


Flamborough Head Lighthouse is located 1.2 miles from the village of Flamborough on the B1259.


A car park is situated next to the lighthouse.

Group Bookings

Please telephone in advance for group bookings of ten or more people (see Contact Details above).

Prompt arrival at the Visitor Centre is essential. If you arrive late we regret we can not guarantee entry and your visit may be cancelled.