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Withernsea Lighthouse Museum


Hull Road
HU19 2DY

Contact Details

Tel: 01964 614834
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 with outdoor seating and a delightful garden trail for children to enjoy.

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. For further information visit:


By Road:
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.

Prices and opening

Adults: £2.50
Children: £1.50
Senior Citizens: £2.00
Family (2 Adults & 2 Children): £6.50
Groups visits can be arranged by appointment.

Opening details

Season DatesOpening Hours
Notes31st March - 27th October
Open Weekends and Bank Holidays
Saturday: 13:00 - 17:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 16:00

Monday 15th April - Friday 19th April: 13:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday Monday 22nd April: 13:00 - 17:00

May Half Term
Monday 27th May - Friday 31st May: 13:00 - 17:00

17th June - 13th September
Weekdays: 11:00 - 17:00
Saturday: 13:00 - 17:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 16:00