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On the 2 October 2006 Start Point lighthouse celebrated 200 years of operation. To mark this occasion the lighthouse was open to the public on a limited number of days during the season. This venture was so successful we have continued to open the light with the kind assistance of the Sanday Ranger. The lighthouse, which is unique with its black & white stripes, is situated on the tidal island of Start Point on Sanday's exposed eastern tip. Guided Tours for 2013 will soon be announced.Booking will be essential for these tours, for further information on timings and meeting locations please contact the Sanday Ranger, Rod Thorne, Tel: 01857 600341. Find out more about Rod the Ranger on www.sandayranger.orgBinoculars would be useful and wellies are essential! Please note this tour is not suitable for anyone suffering from heart, breathing or balance difficulties and that children under 1m in height will not be allowed access, this includes carried children. On days when essential maintenance is taking place the lighthouse will be closed to visitors. Note: There will be a small charge for these tours to cover costs. The tower is not wheelchair friendly.Start Point Leaflet
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