Discover Longstone Island’s lighthouse, home to an extraordinary tale that has captivated generations of
The walls of the lighthouse hold the story of Grace Darling and her father, who heroically saved nine lives from the Forfarshire shipwreck in 1838. With such a gripping past, it’s no surprise that the lighthouse still stands tall, even after its decommissioning in 1990. As a visitor, you can take a glimpse into Grace’s world and see her humble bedroom from where she spotted the shipwrecked sailors clinging to the rocks.
Not to mention, the views from the lighthouse are breathtaking. Iit offers a mesmerising view of the neighbouring islands and the Northumberland coast.