Opening Times

Sumburgh Head Lighthouse Visitor Centre is now closed for the season. The Nature Reserve is open all year round so you are welcome to visit the outdoor areas. All indoor facilities, including the Visitor Centre, Cafe and Customer Toilets will re-open in 2021. If you are planning a visit in 2021 we have introduced a range of safety measures. To find our more go to What to expect on your Visit .





Purchasing a ticket gives access to all the indoor elements of the visitor experience, including the Engine Room, Smiddy, Marine Life Centre and WWII Radar Hut. When we re-open in 2021, tickets will be bookable in advance online or in the Ticket Office and Gift Shop at Sumburgh Head, located next to the Engine Room.

Ticket prices are:

Adults: £6

Child: £2

Concession: £4

Family Ticket (2 adults + 2 children): £12.50

Under fives: free

Tickets are non-transferrable