Southwold Lighthouse visitor centre

Tours of Southwold Lighthouse are organised by Southwold Millennium Foundation under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House

Southwold Lighthouse stands in the middle of the historic resort of Southwold, in the heart of the beautiful Suffolk Heritage Coast. The lighthouse provides a waymark for vessels navigating the east coast and guides vessels making for Southwold Harbour.

Tours of Southwold Lighthouse are organised by Southwold Millennium Foundation under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House.

Admission prices

Adults£4.00
Children

Please note minimum height restriction of 1.1 metres tall to climb the tower
£3.00
Family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £12.00

Schools/special interest groups by prior arrangement. Two teachers/helpers admitted free for schools/other special interest groups (2 free in a group of 15).

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.


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


Southwold is situated at the end of the A1095, 4 miles from the A12 at Blythburgh or 4.5 miles from Wrentham via the B1127.

Parking

Parking is available on public roads close to the lighthouse. Car parks are also located at the pier and harbour.