Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
Withernsea Lighthouse is unique in that it towers 127ft admidst the houses in the town. It closed in 1976 after 82 years service and now serves as a memorial to local girl Kay Kendal 1950s famous film star, and includes a video film of excerpts from well-known films and memorabilia. Local history brings Withernsea's past alive, includes ship wrecks, RNLI lifeboats and the HM Coastguard. Visual aid and monitor for anyone not wishing to climb to the top. Telescope in the lamproom improving views. Cafe with light refreshments and souvenirs on sale. Large landscaped garden.
Tour duration approximately: 20 minutes. Last tour commences 30 minutes before advertised closing time. The lighthouse may be subject to closure in extreme inclement weather.
The Withernsea Lighthouse is part of the Lighthouse Trail which starts at Spurn Point and ends in Flamborough Headland. When the lighthouse at Withernsea was built there were only sand dunes and a mere in front of it. The houses you see today were all built after the promenade was extended along the sea front.
Children (up to 16): £2.20
Senior Citizens: £3.20
Family Tickets (2 Adults + 3 Children): £10.25
Group Bookings (out of hours): £39 minimum charge
Schools / Groups by prior arrangement.
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
Saturday, 31st March - Thursday 31st May 2012: 12:00 to 16:00
Saturday, 2nd June - Sunday, 30th September 2012: 11:00 to 16:30
October: weekends only, 12:00 to 16:00
Monday, 29th October - Thursday, 1st November 2012: 12:00 to 16:00
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VenueWithernsea Lighthouse Museum
Hull Road, Withernsea, HU19 2DY
Map reference: TA 339279 Lat: 53.73096 Long: 0.02959
M62 on to A63 to Hull. A1033 to Withernsea through Queen Street. Turn into Hull Road. B1362 Hornsea to Withernsea B1242 on North Road and Arthur Street.
By Public Transport:
Withernsea Lighthouse is served by EYMS buses, the following services go towards Withernsea Lighthouse: 71, 75, 76, 77 and 129.
Parking : with charge
Accessible by Public Transport : 20 miles (32.2 kms) from Hull station