North Queensferry Harbour Light Tower
The world's smallest working light tower sits in North Queensferry, alongside one of the engineering wonders of the world.
Built in 1817 by Robert Stevenson, after careful restoration, the Harbour Light Tower has now reopened on North Queensferry town pier.
Once again, you can climb the 24 stairs up to the lamp as was last done over 100 years ago. Discover how the light-keeper kept the lamp burning and how the unique signalling system worked. Become part of the tower's history by lighting the lamp and receiving a Certificate of Competence as an Honorary Keeper of the Light.
A key part of the 'Queensferry Passage' across the Forth, this tiny part of Scottish maritime history has now been fully restored to working order.
This tiny gem amongst the world's lighthouses and light towers is one of Scotland's unknown treasures. Once you've been to the Light Tower, there's the whole North Queensferry peninsula to explore. Renowned for its stunning scenery, history and wildlife it takes in North Queensferry itself as well as the Fife Coastal Path and the Carlingnose Reserve.
The Harbour Light Tower is operated by North Queensferry Heritage Trust, a charity registered in Scotland, No SC019966.
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