During February we will open on the weekends of 11th/12th, 18th/19th, 25th/26th, and also throughout half-term week 13th-17th.
We are occasionally forced to close at short notice due to adverse weather conditions and will update this section accordingly. If in doubt, please call for latest information on 01797 321300.
10:00am - 4:00pm
Please note that 3:30pm is the last entrance into the Lighthouse. We are open all bank holidays and school holidays. For groups and schools please contact us.
From Hastings & Rye
Take the A259 towards New Romney. At the roundabout turn right. After 4 miles turn right onto the B2075 sign posted for Lydd. Immediately after the bridge take left hand fork. Turn left at roundabout onto Dungeness Rd. Continue for 4 miles, turn right into Dungeness and the Old Lighthouse is at the end of the road.
Follow the A259 and turn left at New Romney traffic lights onto the B2071 (Station Rd). At the T junction turn right. Follow the road for 5 miles, past the Pilot Inn. Turn left into Dungeness and the Old Lighthouse is at the end of the road.
Take junction 10 onto the A2070 towards Brenzett & Lydd airport. After 12 miles, turn left at the roundabout & join the A259. After 4 miles turn right onto the B2075 sign posted for Lydd. Immediately after bridge, take left hand fork. Turn left at roundabout onto Dungeness Rd. Continue for 4 miles. Turn right into Dungeness and the Old Lighthouse is at the end of the road.
We respectfully remind our visitors that commercial photography / filming is not permitted except with prior arrangement with the owners (see the venue hire page for further details.
Please also be aware that no dogs or live animals are permitted on the premises.
A selection of photos of the lighthouse and local area.
A four-hundred year history of lighthouses at Dungeness.
Additional places to visit in Dungeness and surrounding area.
We are pleased to offer the Old Lighthouse as an alternative venue for weddings, film and fashion shoots, musical performances and more.