Opening times and prices

Photograph showing two visitors standing on the top balcony of a lighthouse which is painted with red and white stripes

Opening Hours (until 4 November)

W/C 30 September, 7, 14 and 28 October
10am to 12pm
1pm to 5pm
Last entries 30 minutes before closing

W/C 21 October
10am to 5pm
Last entries 30 minutes before closing

Smeaton’s Tower will close at the end of Sunday 4 November to be repainted as part of the city’s preparations for Mayflower 400

Adult £4
Child (5-16 yrs) £2
Carers £2
Student / Senior (over 60) on production of ID (student card, Student Union card, bus pass) £3
Child (under 5) Free
Family ticket (up to 2 adults & 3 children) £12
Tall Tales (family-friendly activity) £2.50 per MP3 player
For all group bookings (10 or more) please contact [email protected]
Or ring 01752 304774

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

We regret that food and drink are not allowed inside the lighthouse.

For the health and safety of staff and visitors alike, access to Smeaton’s Tower balcony will be restricted on days when the wind is strong.


Due to its age and layout, we regret that disabled access to Smeaton’s Tower is very limited. For your safety we ask visitors to note that there are 93 steps, steep ladders and low ceilings and small openings. For more details, please see our accessibility guide.