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Noss Head Lighthouse is located close to the fishing town of Wick in the far north of Scotland and first started service in 1849. In 1987 the light was converted to automatic operation. The former keepers’ cottages and related structures were sold, along with the 39 acres of land. The sole exception being Noss Head Lighthouse Tower which, in 2018 is still owned and operated by the Northern Lighthouse Board (NLB). You can stay at the Lighthouse keepers cottage for a Lighthouse holiday.

Noss Head Lighthouse

Staxigoe harbour has a picnic area and a small car parking area next to the jetty.



Noss Head Lighthouse and Buildings

Noss Head Lighthouse and buildings

Noss Head Lighthouse and associated buildings, some available as holiday cottages.

Noss Head

The Noss Head Lighthouse and Keepers garden is private land, for access please read the helpful and informative guidelines given on the website http://nossheadlighthouse.co.uk/ and the maps provided. You can learn more about the lighthouse on the Northern Lighthouse Board website and on wikipedia. For information on staying at the Lighthouse cottages see the Lighthouse Keepers Cottage website for details and online booking.

Noss Head Lighthouse Location Map

Noss Head area map

Noss Head area map