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Name: Corsewall Light  

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Also known as: Corsewall Point Light

Nearest Town or City:
Kirkcolm, , United Kingdom

Location: Mouth of Loch Ryan, west coast of Scotland.

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Photo: Michael Spencer
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Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board


The keeper's quarters at this functioning lighthouse has been transformed into a luxury hotel and restaurant. It is open all year.

Tower Height: 112

Height of Focal Plane: 112

Characteristic and Range: 5 white flashes every 30 seconds, visible for 22 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1815

Date Present Tower Built: 1815

Date Automated: 1994

Fog Signal: Discontinued 1987 (was 4 blasts every 90 seconds).

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Dwelling only.

Transportation by prior arrangement is available from the rail and bus stations in the Hotel Range Rover. Arrangements can also be made for pickup from Glasgow and Prestwick airports. The hotel is located 15 minutes from the town of Stranraer. Take the A718 signposted to Kirkcolm and then the B738 to Corsewall and the lighthouse.

Nearby Lodging: Call 01776 853 220 or see for information on lodging at the Corsewall Lighthouse Hotel.

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