The UK’s oldest brick-built lighthouse

Open Days

The lighthouse is open to visitors on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month from March until November.

The opening hours are 12 noon to 4 pm with the last tour starting around 3:15 pm.

The ground floor of Leasowe Lighthouse is free to enter where there is a small café serving tea, coffee, cold drinks, snacks etc. along with small gifts and information leaflets.

To visit the rest of the building and climb to the top you will need a ticket for one of our regular guided tours.  These cost £3 for adults and £2 for children. Please make sure that your child is at least 1.06 metres tall as smaller children are not allowed to climb the spiral stairs so cannot take the tour.

Please note: it is not possible for children and babies (or dogs) to be carried up or down the stairs. Adults and children should wear flat shoes (no stiletto heels please) as the cast iron spiral staircase has steps that may cause problems for other types of shoe.

The first tour starts at around 12:15 pm and the last tour leaves the ground floor at 3:15 pm so please make sure you are in the building and have purchased your ticket before then. Tours last for around 30 minutes.

Before the tour starts you will be given a short talk by your guide about the building health and safety procedures; please pay careful attention to this.

The cast iron staircase