Open Dates 2019:

  • January to April: CLOSED for modernisation project 
  • May: Sun 19th, Weds 22nd plus Half Term: Sun 26th – Fri 31st incl.    
  • June: Every Weds & Sun
  • July: Every Weds, Thurs & Sun, then from Sun 21st every day except closed Sat 27th
  • August: Every day except Saturdays but CLOSED on Wednesday 28th August
  • September: Every Wed, Thurs & Sun
  • October: For half terms: Sun 20th – Fri 25th incl., Sun 27th  and Tues 29th – Thur 31st incl.

Open Times:

Guided tours are run on the hour each open day: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.  Pre-booking is not necessary and last daily tour is 4pm.

Admission Charges:

Adult: £5
Child: £3 (5-16yrs)
Family: £14 (2 +3)

Debit/credit cards not accepted due to poor signal within the Lighthouse; cash only.


  • No parking is permitted at the Lighthouse; please use Start Point Car Park, which is open daily, seasonal charges apply, nearest postcode is TQ7 2ET
  • Group visits by prior arrangement only please
  • Trinity House reserves the right to close at short notice due to adverse weather or operational requirements
  • For information on closures please check the Trinity House website:


  • Children must be a minimum of 1.1m tall and be physically capable of ascending/descending the stairs unaided and cannot be carried (this includes baby carriers)
  • Suitable footwear must be worn, flip flops are not permitted, plimsolls are available to borrow at the lighthouse
  • Other restrictions may apply
  • Information/Message Line: 01803 771802
  • Website:

The Start Point Lighthouse tour guides look forward to seeing you!