Happisburgh Lighthouse Open Days

Visit the oldest working lighthouse on the Norfolk Coast and the only independently operated lighthouse in the UK.

Spring Open Days 2022

Sunday 29th May
Thursday 2nd June

* More dates coming soon for the Summer Open Days

10.00am to 5.00pm – Last tour at 4.30pm

Online booking closes 3pm the day before.
Limited walk-in places may be available on the day.

(Timings may be subject to change)

Adults £5, Children (16 and under) £2 (plus booking fee).

Children must be a minimum of 1.15 metres (45 inches) high to climb the tower and must be able to climb unaided.

We regret that dogs are not allowed in the lighthouse on public open days, though visitors are welcome to wait with them outside. Dogs must be kept on a lead within the lighthouse compound.

Open Days Information

Adults £5, Children (16 and under) £2 (plus booking fee).

Children must be a minimum of 1.15 metres (45 inches) high to climb the tower and must be able to climb unaided.

Due to space restrictions, and in the interests of all parties, we request that visitors wear a face covering.

We regret that dogs are not allowed in the lighthouse on public open days, though visitors are welcome to wait with them outside. Dogs must be kept on a lead within the lighthouse compound. Both lighthouse cottages are privately owned, so please respect their privacy.

Tours will take place for groups of up to 12 at allocated times. If booking a small group, please note there may be other visitors within your group up to a maximum of 12.

Please be aware that the stairs inside the lighthouse are open!  There are 96 steps up to the service room, then a further 16 steep steps to the lantern. Both the service room and lantern are enclosed. 

Please refer to our Health and Safety Guidelines

Postcode for SatNav: NR12 0PY


Become a volunteer

We always welcome new volunteers who would like to help out for a few hours during our open days or private visits. Please see our volunteering page for more information.

Private visits

Please note that volunteers provide private visits, so please allow as much notice as possible when arranging an appointment.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Make a Donation

Happisburgh Lighthouse is funded by voluntary contributions and operated by volunteers.

If you would like to support us and make a donation to the lighthouse, you can do so via our JustGiving page: