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Name: Lundy Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Lundy Island, , United Kingdom

Location: Bristol Channel, off North Devon, England.

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Photo: Steven Winter
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Managing Organization:
Landmark Trust


Contact Address Information:
Lundy Shore Office
The Quay
Bideford, Devon
United Kingdom

For some years in the 19th century cannons were used as fog signals at this light station. The island is famous for its seabirds, including nesting puffins. Lundy is Norse for puffin.

Tower Height: 95

Height of Focal Plane: 502

Description of Tower: Conical granite tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1820

Date Present Tower Built: 1820

Date Deactivated: 1897

Fog Signal: 1863: cannons.

Current Use: Overnight accommodations.

Open To Public? Yes.

Lundy Island is accessible by boat. For information telephone, write or call the Lundy Sales Office: The quay, Bideford, North Devon, EX39 2LY. Phone: +44 (0)1237 470422.

Nearby Lodging: Cottages at the Lundy Island Lighthouse are available for overnight stays. For information, call 01271 863636 or email


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