This lighthouse stands on the famous white cliffs of Dover. Marconi performed experiments in radio navigation here.
Tower Height: 69
Description of Tower: White, octagonal stone tower.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1793
Date Present Tower Built: 1843
Date Deactivated: 1988
Optics: First order Fresnel lens.
Current Use: Historic attraction.
Open To Public? Yes.
Guided tours are available from 11 to 5:30, March-October (closed Tuesday and Wednesday) and by appointment in winter. The Gateway to the White Cliffs Visitor Centre is nearby, with exhibits on the area and a coffee shop.