Kinnaird Head Castle and Lighthouse Museum Kinnaird Head Castle and Lighthouse Museum

Kinnaird Head Castle and Lighthouse Museum

Stevenson Road, Fraserburgh, AB43 9DU, United Kingdom | +44 (0) 1346 511022 | Website

Venue Description

Built for the Fraser family, this 16th century castle was altered in 1787 to incorporate the first lighthouse built by the Commissioners of the Northern Lighthouses. Opening Times: 1 Apr to 30 Sept: Daily, 10am to 5pm Last entry 4pm 24 Jan to 31 March Daily, for guided lighthouse tours only 1 Oct to 24 Jan: Closed The Kinnaird Head site is managed independently by the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses and Historic Scotland members do not presently receive free entry to the site


Visitor Centre The museum is fully accessible, with a wheelchair-lift to the first floor and café. Monument The lighthouse and lighthouse cottages are reached along a 200m tarmac surfaced path from the museum. The lighthouse has a 150mm high step at the entrance. It is explored by climbing a spiral staircase of over 200 steps with no hand-rail. The top lantern-level is reached up a narrow wooden ladder with a handrail. The lighthouse cottages are all on the ground level. There is a raised threshold to each of them. Ask a member of staff at the museum for ramped access.

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Toilets There is an adapted toilet on site, within the museum.


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