Semburgh Lighthouse

Semburgh Lighthouse is one of many Scottish lighthouses designed by Robert Louis Stevenson’s grandfather. Three-ton lens floats on mercury bath – rare in Scotland. Rotating beam installed 1914 but changeover from paraffin to electricity not effective until 1975; light now, unbelievably from 250-watt bulb. Fog-horn, installed 1906 and very much in use, involves elaborate procedure explained by lighthouse keepers as part of colorful and informative tour.
Tour starts usually from 2pm to one hour before dusk.

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