South Rinns Development TrustNorth Ronaldsay Trust Ardnamurchan TrustSanday OrkneyMuseum of Scottish Lighthouses
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With the kind assistance of the Sanday Ranger and the Sanday Development Trust Start Point Lighthouse is open on a limited number of days during the summer. 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.
Booking will be essential for these tours, for further information on timings and meeting locations please contact the Sanday Ranger, Tel 01857 600272
Binoculars would be useful and wellies are essential! More information about the island of Sanday at www.sandayranger.org
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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