2018 Opening hours

The Light Tower will be open every day from 10:00am to 4:30pm – weather permitting.
We have added several posters to the inside of the light-tower, so you can drop-in for a self-guided tour whenever the tower is open.

If you are making a special visit and want to light the lamp, please send us an email to make arrangements

Visitors have come from far and wide . . .

76 countries in total from May 2010 to September 2018

Albania, Argentina, Australia [New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Queensland, Canberra], Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bratislavia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada [Alberta, Ontario, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario, British Columbia], Chile, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudia Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates (Dubai), United Kingdom [Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Jersey, Isle of Wight, Isle of Man], USA [Maine, New York, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, California, Washington State, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Illinois, New Jersey, Maryland, Connecticut, Oregon, Florida, Arizona, Georgia, Tennessee, Michigan, Rhode Island, Georgia, Colorado, Wisconsin, Utah], Zimbabwe

. . . and they loved the experience.

Comments from our visitor book

Thank you – How nice – a wonderful bit of history
Delightful – fascinating and well done
Wonderful monument to the remarkable work of the lighthouse Stevenson’s – Thank you
Nice Job
Excellent job
Nice to see it in working order
Outstanding – thanks for the tour
Spectacular – worth visiting
So cute
Very special wee place
One more to my collection-thanks a lot
We came, We saw, We saw the light, We lit it. Brisbane Aus
Interesting and Fun
A lovely surprise
Wonderful experience
What a view
A great piece of history
A National Treasure
Great Exhibition and information. Great Work
‘Great wee place to have a snog’!!
This was my birthday treat planned by my wife. It was fantastic!! London
Wow! Wow! Wow!

A Winner!

Fife Council are celebrating the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology all through 2017.

Every month they are featuring a location or event in the Kingdom with great prizes up for grabs including a hot air balloon flight, accommodation at top hotels, fine dining and gift boxes full of lovely things.

They have some great monthly and spot prizes too including limited edition prints and calendars, t-shirts and more.

They have already given away some unique prizes and this week one of their winners Molly and her mum Catherine visited the Light Tower at North Queensferry where they had a personal tour and had a chance to light the lamp and receive a Certificate of Competence as an Honorary Keeper of the Light!

Molly and her mum

Molly and her Mum.

Light Tower Images – kindly provided by Kirsty Thomson.

Hover your mouse (or tap on a touchscreen) over each thumbnail, to see a full-size image.


You Tube Videos

Here are six You Tube videos related to the village and the light tower.
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Support for World Aid’s Day 1st December 2015
North Queensferry Tourist Attractions – 2015
Forth Bridge 125th Birthday Flypast
Steam Train and Fireworks
A drone flight round the village – with a look at the tower! (see 5′ 03″)
The Light Tower on Michael Portillo’s Great Railway Journeys

Whatever your plan, enjoy your day out in North Queensferry.

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