Stay at a Lighthouse

Many of our former Lighthouse Keeper’s cottages are now privately owned or managed by charities and trusts and are run as holiday properties. Please contact the individual websites for further information and to make a booking.

The lighthouse cottage at Cantick Head is pleasantly situated with most rooms having views looking out over the sea towards the Pentland Firth or across the hills of Hoy (the highest in the Orkney Islands). From the lighthouse gentle strolls take you to the Hills of White Hamar wildlife reserve just next door, to a nearby sandy beach, or to the shops and general store in Longhope. Find out more.

Corran Lighthouse Lodge is situated on the shoreline of Loch Linnhe, a beautiful tidal sea loch on the West Coast of Scotland near Fort William. The Lodge is converted from the original lighthouse keepers’ cottages and accommodates up to 10 guests in five en-suite bedrooms. Located right next to the lighthouse, the Lodge is at the gateway to the magical Ardnamurchan peninsula.  From the Lodge there are fabulous views down Loch Linnhe across to the magnificent Glencoe mountain range and Ben Nevis. Find out more.

Corsewall Lighthouse Hotel is set in 20 acres of stunning coastal scenery with its own ruined Iron Age fort, Dunskirkloch, on site. On a clear night the beams of several Scottish and Irish lighthouses can be seen guiding the ships across the North Channel. During the day you can explore local walks and look out for some of the local wildlife including deer, seals, dolphins, sea birds and if you’re lucky, a rare sight of a sea otter. 

Hotel accommodation is located in the old lighthouse keepers residence and the converted outbuilding. Find out more.

Dunnet Head Lighthouse sits on a remote moorland peninsula at the northernmost point of the Scottish mainland. Perched on top of stunning 300ft cliffs, the lighthouse is reached by a single track road that winds its way across a loch-strewn heather moor – truly a location for those seeking to get away from it all. Stay in a traditional Lighthouse Keepers Cottage and enjoy the views to Orkney, the Old Man of Hoy and the hills of the west and Cape Wrath. Find out more. 

The Lighthouse Keepers cottages at Girdleness, near Aberdeen, are set in a majestic position inside the walled compound of this historic lighthouse. There are three luxury 4 star properties to choose from. Find out more.

Langness Lighthouse Cottages are situated at the most south-easterly point of the Isle of Man. Find out more

The Mull of Galloway Lighthouse Cottages offer a truly unique experience. The cottages are surrounded by beautiful scenery, dramatic coastline and a wealth of wildlife right on the doorstep. The three cottages are situated within the Lighthouse walls, next to the Stevenson Lighthouse with breath-taking sea views. Find out more.

Situated on the remote and beautiful northern shore of North Ronaldsay, the former Lighthouse Keepers’ Cottages offer visitors year-round, self-catering accommodation. The North Ronaldsay Trust led a ten-year refurbishment project following the decommissioning of the cottages and the automation of the Lighthouse. During the restoration of the cottages, meticulous attention was paid to preserving the historical character of these buildings. The 4-star, self-catering accommodation at the Lighthouse is one of only four such buildings in all of Scotland and the only one that is located on an Island. Find out more.

The self-catering cottage at Noss Head is just outside Wick on the North Coast 500 route. The former home of the Principal Lightkeeper and his family, the Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage now has Four Stars from Visit Scotland, and a Gold Award for Green Tourism. The light and cosy cottage sleeps six people in three bedrooms and is perfect for romantic getaways, or for family adventures with the dog exploring this little-known part of Scotland. Find out more.

A warm welcome awaits you at Eilean Sionnach Lighthouse Cottage​. The Gaelic name means the Island of the Fox and this unique self-catering cottage is situated right next to Ornsay Lighthouse, on a private island just off the rugged Isle of Skye. Find out more.