Scottish Lighthouses – An Illustrated History


Before the age of the lighthouse Scotland’s untamed seas and perilous rocky coast too often witnessed the watery end to the mariner’s voyage. From its establishment in 1786, it was the remit of the Northern Lighthouse Board to tame these harsh seas with the building of guiding lights around Scotland’s rugged coast ‘For the Safety of All’.

Written by our very own Collections Manager, at the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses, Mr A. W. Strachan.