How many lighthouses are there in Scotland?

Who owns lighthouses in Scotland?

The Northern Lighthouse Board , established by an act of Parliament in 1786, manages the major lighthouses of Scotland and the Isle of Man. For five generations, engineers of the Stevenson family created for the Board a network of elegant and durable lighthouses famous around the world.

Who looks after lighthouses in Scotland?

The Northern Lighthouse Board, from which much of the information is derived, are responsible for most lighthouses in Scotland but have handed over responsibility in the major estuaries to the port authorities.

Can I stay in a lighthouse?

Opportunities to stay at a lighthouse include:

A former lighthouse or keeper’s quarters which has been converted into a traditional B&B providing overnight accommodations and breakfast. Some may include dinner (e.g.. East Brothers Lighthouse). Available for short term or longer stays.

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