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Name: Coquet Island Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Amble, , United Kingdom

Location: Off northeast England, Northumberland coast.

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Photo: Steven Winter
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Managing Organization:
Trinity House


The first keeper of Coquet lighthouse was William Darling, older brother of the famous heroine Grace Darling.

Description of Tower: Square sandstone tower, upper part white.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1841

Date Present Tower Built: 1841

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

For information on puffin-watching cruises to Coquet Island, contact Dave Gray Boat Trips, 2 Broomhill, Amble-by-the-Sea, Morpeth. Telephone: 01665 711975

Keepers: William Darling (1841-?)

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