Aberdeen Lighthouse Cottages
located: Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
self-catering | sleeps:4/2 | bedrooms:2/1
In a stunning cliff-top location on a headland south of Aberdeen harbour, but just a 10min drive from central Aberdeen, a choice from three lighthouse cottages: two sleeping four guest (2 bedrooms) and one sleeps two (1 bedroom). These comfortable, well-equipped cottages are beautifully decorated in modern contemporary style.
Anvil Point Lighthouse
located: Swanage, Dorset, UK
A choice of two attractive lighthouse keeper's cottages at Anvil Point Lighthouse, within the grounds of Durleston Country Park about 2 miles from Swanage town centre. The cottages offer easy access to the beautiful Dorset coastline and its sandy beaches and other attractions.
located: Highlands Scotland, UK
self-catering | sleeps:4 | bedrooms:2
Bona Lighthouse, with Loch Ness visible from nearly every room, was built around 200 years ago to guide ships into the Caledonian Canal. It's not a tower and the stunning oriel bay window once housed the light – this remains as the focal point and is a great place to watch the world go by. The house has been carefully restored, retaining many period features.
Bull Point Lighthouse
located: Mortehoe, Woolacombe, Devon, UK
The Bull Point Lighthouse site offers a choice of four self-catering former keeper's cottages for holiday rental. Located just outside the attractive North Devon village of Mortehoe, close to Woolacombe, with its Blue Flag sandy beach. All cottages have spectacular panoramic sea views.
located: Dungeness, Kent, UK
self-catering | sleeps:5 | bedrooms:2
Now for something rather different! A former radar station over four floors. In a spectacular location at the waters edge, it's a property with uninterrupted views of the ocean, surrounded by Romney Mashes. This unique holiday home will appeal to those looking for something contemporary and different, but also cosy and welcoming.
Corsewall Lighthouse Hotel
located: Corsewall Point, Kirkcolm, Stranraer, Scotland, UK
Combining the unique attractions of a historic functioning lighthouse with the comforts of a small luxury hotel and an award-winning restaurant in a spectacular coastal location in the North Rhinns of Galloway.
located: Cromer, Norfolk, UK
The Cromer Lighthouse site offers two keeper's cottages. An interesting cottage for two, with the bedroom formed from the base of the white octagonal lighthouse tower; and secondly, a larger semi-detached cottage sleeping up to five; both with wonderful sea views.
Fog Signal Building
located: Dungeness, Kent, UK
self-catering | sleeps:2 | open-plan
On the same site as the Coastguard Lookout (above), a quirky contemporary beach house created from an original fog signal building. This holiday property for two offers a contemporary open-plan living space, with direct access to the beach and dramatic views from every angle.
Frying Pan Tower
located: North Carolina, USA
Bed & Breakfast
A decommissioned Coast Guard Light Station, positioned 34 miles off the North Carolina coast. This utterly unique property is now being restored and is available as bed and breakfast accommodation, accessible only by boat or helicopter. The B&B retains the character of the station as it was built in 1964, but offers home comforts like hot showers, electricity and wifi – and some excellent fishing!
located: County Cork, Ireland
self-catering | sleeps:5 | bedrooms:3
Luxurious, detached and very well equipped self-catering lighthouse cottage beside Roches Point Lighthouse and part of the complex. The property is well reviewed and has three bedrooms and sleeps five people in total. Two beaches (one virtually private) are within a short walk.
located: Happisburgh, near Cromer, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
self-catering | sleeps:5 | bedrooms:2
A Grade II listed, former lighthouse keeper's cottage, close to rural and coastal walks and the beach. It has extensive ocean views and is just a short drive from the Norfolk Broads. This is a well-equipped, comfortable holiday home for two to five guests; with a cellar converted a children's play den. The lighthouse is open to the public some days in high season, when visitors can enjoy the amazing views from the top.
Little Island Lighthouse – Litløy Fyr
located: Litløy, Bø, Nordland, Norway
Bed & Breakfast, with full board
Historic island lighthouse with overnight accommodation. There are two double guest rooms, both with sea views to the Lofoten Islands. Boat transport on the 'Little Island Shuttle' gets you from the mainland. Occasional 'Mindfulness' courses are run and, for longer-stay guests, voluntary work can be exchanged for accommodation.
Nash Point Lighthouse
located: Marcross, Llantwit Major, Glamorgan, Wales, UK
Two former keepers cottages at Nash Point Lighthouse; Stella and Ariel cottages are both now available as holiday lets. They are located on the Vale of Glamorgan Heritage Coast, close to the coastal path and some spectacular coastline, ideal for walkers and cyclists.
ENGLAND: Lizard Lighthouse cottages close to Land's End
Ideal for lighthouse enthusiasts, six adjacent cottages next to a fully working lighthouse on the Lizard Lighthouse site at the most southerly point of the British mainland.
These cottages sleep from four to eight guests and can be booked individually. A grouping of two or more would also suit larger gatherings of friends or family. Wolf Rock is the most unusual of the cottages, it's the only one with access to the unused West Tower and guests can climb the stone spiral staircase to make the most of magnificent ocean views from the observation floor.
The cottages are located next to the light tower, and benefit from wonderful views and plentiful coastal walks. The area is home to a number of rare flowers and plants making this cliff top location particularly special. The nearby village of Lizard provides shops, restaurants and a friendly local pub.
For the true lighthouse lover, the working lighthouse, and the Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre on the same site, are open for tours at certain time of the year.
Longships» sleeps:4 | bedrooms:2
Round Island» sleeps:8 | bedrooms:4
Seven Stones» sleeps:6 | bedrooms:3
Wolf Rock» sleeps:6 | bedrooms:3
ENGLAND: Cottage at St Anthony's Lighthouse, Cornwall
An outstanding setting for a rather special holiday home, Sally Port Cottage is at St Anthony's Lighthouse, at the furthest point of the beautiful Roseland Peninsula in West Cornwall. St Anthony's is an operational lighthouse but the holiday cottage itself is totally private (with no public access).
The Sally Port is ideal as a romantic holiday home for two, or as a cottage retreat for four. It's ground floor accommodation, with sitting room, kitchen/diner, double master bedroom with en-suite shower, and a twin bedroom with separate shower/wc. The property is accessed via a 300m path leading down from the headland above, this is where the car park is situated.
Detached from the cottage, is an observation room with large picture windows overlooking fantastic sea views – great for birdwatching, sketching and reading, or watching the worst of any storms!