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Introduction
Situated on one of the most dangerous and dramatic stretches of coastline in Britain, for 100 years, Pendeen Lighthouse has been warning mariners of the treacherous sunken and exposed rocks near Pendeen Watch.

Location
Signposted from the B3306 St.Just to St Ives road, in the village of Pendeen.

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Parking
Limited car parking available on site.

Opening Times

Date Time
Day
July - Aug 11 - 5
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Tu
We
Th
Fr
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Su

Operating times may vary subject to operational requirements.

Admission Prices

Adults £2.00
Children / Senior Citizens £1.50
Student £1.00
Family Ticket £5.00

Contact Details
Telephone: 01736 788418 or 01209 210900

Groups
Please phone in advance for group bookings.

Safety
A minimum height of 1 metre is required for entry to the lighthouse. Anyone suffering from vertigo, heart or respiratory conditions is advised not to undertake a tour.

Specifications

Established 1900
Height of Tower 17 metres
Height of Light above Mean High Water 59 metres
Automation 1995
Optic 1st order dioptric, 2 groups of 4 panels
Lamp 35 Watt MBI
Character White group flashing 4 times every 15 seconds (light 5 seconds, eclipse 5 seconds)
Intensity 150,000 candela
Range of Light 16 sea miles
Fog Signal Character Sounds once every 20 seconds

Tours of Pendeen Lighthouse are organised by The Trevithick Trust under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House.

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