Lighthouses in Cornwall, England

Lighthouses in Cornwall, England, map Trevose Lighthouse, Cornwall Godrevy Lighthouse, Cornwall Pendeen Lighthouse Longships Lighthouse, cornwall Wolf Rock, Lands End Tater Du Lighthouse, Cornwall Lizard Lighthouse St Anthony Head Lighthouse, Cornwall Eddystone Lighthouse

The nine lighthouses round the coast of Cornwall are shown on the map above.

Dangers to ships around the coast of Cornwall

History of Cornish lighthouses

Trevose on shore, near Padstow built 1847
Godrevy on Godrevy Island, St Ives Bay built 1858
Pendeen on shore between St Ives and Lands End built 1900
Longships on rocks 1.25 miles off Land's End built 1795
Wolf Rock on a rock 8 miles off Land's End built 1862
Tater Du on shore, east of Land's End opened 1965
Lizard on shore at Lizard Point built 1619, abandoned 1623. rebuilt 1752
St Anthony on shore at the entrance to Falmouth Harbour built 1835
Eddystone on a rock, 8 miles off  Rame head first built 1698, current is 5th on site

Technical Details

If you want to know about how lighthouses were made, how the lights worked and how they were manned, then follow the links below

And there is a DVD on lighthouses from Discovery Films that explores all the South-western lighthouses of England plus the Seven Stones Lightship.

Cornwall Tourist Information Cornwall Calling front page

The hotel to stay at when visiting Cornwall is Corisande Manor Hotel, Cornwall find out more about it

Corisande Manor Hotel, Cornwall