Opening Times

Sumburgh Head Lighthouse Visitor Centre is now closed for the winter

2020 Season:

***Coronavirus Update March 2020***

Sumburgh Head Lighthouse Visitor Centre was due to re-open from Saturday 4th April. We have postponed this opening in accordance with Government advice to minimise the spread of COVID-19. We are closely monitoring this situation and will re-open when it is safe to do so.


Purchasing a ticket gives a visitor access to all of the indoor elements of the visitor experience. A ticket is valid for a full season, (April to September) so visitors are encouraged to make repeat visits to experience Sumburgh Head in all weather conditions!  Tickets are sold in the Ticket Office and Gift Shop, located next to the Engine Room.

Ticket prices are:

Adult: £6.00
Concession: £4.00
Child: £2.00
Family Ticket (2 adults, 2 children): £12.50
Group discounts can be provided on advanced request.

Tickets are non-transferrable.