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International Lighthouse Heritage Weekend

International Lighthouse Heritage Weekend

International Lighthouse Heritage Weekend intends to raise the profile of lighthouses, lightvessels and other navigational aids, promoting our maritime heritage. The event coincides with International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend.  ILLW, founded by the Ayr Amateur Radio Group, has radio operators transmitting from lighthouses around the globe.

 

Activity Ideas:

  • Make your own mini lighthouses with our simple activity – here
  • Find out more about the world’s first offshore lighthouse, Eddystone – here
  • Enjoy our guide to the UK’s lighthouses – here
  • See how well you know Britain’s coast with a seaside quiz – here