Due to the government restrictions we are currently closed. Please keep checking this page for details about when we will re-open.

The beacon is open daily from 10:15am until 5:15pm, with last entry to the tower being 5pm. We are also open at the same time during all bank holidays with the exception of Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Should you wish to visit the beacon outside of our normal opening hours; special concessions will be considered depending on the desired time and the number of people in your party.

Please email for further details. Note that payments for such visits will need be taken in advance.

Several nights a year the beacon is open later than advertised for visitors to experience night time views of the city, further details of which will posted in our News column.

Opening Hours

Weekdays – 10:15AM – 5:15PM (last entry 5pm)
Saturday – 10:15AM – 5:15PM (last entry 5pm)
Sunday – 10:15AM – 5:15PM (last entry 5pm)