Chris Barrett and Fran Cree
Tower Height: 83
Height of Focal Plane: 120
Characteristic and Range: 4 white flashes every 15 seconds, visible for 24 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White conical tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1910
Date Present Tower Built: 1910
Fog Signal: Discontinued 1980 (was 4 blasts every 90 seconds).
Current Use: Active aid to navigation, overnight accommodations.
Open To Public? Yes.
The roads to Gairloch are fairly good, although still single track in places. From Gairloch the road is all single track. After passing the village of Melvaig, the road narrows and is now the private road to the lighthouse.
Nearby Lodging: Accommodations are available in the keeper's quarters. Call +44 1445 771 263 or email email@example.com for information.