Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

Souter

This striking Victorian building is the world’s first electric lighthouse. Take in the fantastic views over Marsden Bay and the notorious currents of ‘Whitburn Steel’ before taking part in hands-on activities and events for all the family.

Opening times: 13 - 28 Feb: Sat - Thurs 11 - 4; 6 - 7 March: Sat & Sun 11 - 4; 13 March - 31 Oct Sat - Thu 11am - 5pm. Last entry 4:30pm

Entry price: Adult £4.60, child £3.00, family £12.10. National Trust members free. Free admission to shop and café

  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • fresh air
  • North East history
  • the real thing
  • the unusual
  • wildlife

Visitor Information

  • Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland, SR6 7NH
  • 0191 529 3161
  • Website

Facilities

  • Access
  • Parking
  • Cafe
  • Baby change