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South Foreland Lighthouse

Dover

Type:Historic Site

The Front, St Margarets Bay, Dover, Kent, CT15 6HP

Tel: +44 01304 852463

South Foreland Lighthouse

About

A striking landmark on the White Cliffs of Dover, this historic building was the site of Faraday's work in pioneering the use of electricity in lighthouses, and was the first to display an electrically powered signal.  South Foreland was also used by Marconi for his successful wireless experiments in 1898.

The National Trust has a variety of holiday cottages to rent dotted around the county. For full details go to nationaltrust.org.uk/holidays

For the latest prices and opening times please visit the National Trust website

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Awards

  • Visit England Awards -Code of Practice Code of Practice 2012
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* See website for opening details.

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