Opening Times

Sumburgh Head Lightouse buildings will open daily from 1st April for the 2018 season. 

Arrangements for opening outwith these dates can be made by contacting the Operations Manager on 01595 694688.

Monday - Friday 11:00 - 17:30
Saturday 11:00 - 17:30
Sunday 11:00 - 17:30


Purchasing a ticket gives a visitor access to all of the indoor elements of the visitor experience - with the exception of Lighthouse Tower Tours which will be offered separately when available. 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.