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Covesea Skerries Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

This lighthouse marking the skerries, a site of several shipwrecks, was built in 1846. There is a good walk along the coast...

Rattray Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

This lighthouse, built in 1895, marked a particularly dangerous part of the east coast. Just half a mile offshore and...

Girdle Ness Lighthouse

Aberdeen, AB11 8QX

The wrecking of the whaling ship Oscar here in 1813 with the loss of all but two of her crew of 45 led to the building of...

Buchan Ness Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

This prominent lighthouse on the point of Buchan Ness was completed in 1827.

Some of its buildings were slightly damaged...

Kinnaird Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Scotland’s first mainland light house, completed in 1787, was really a 16th century castle with a light placed on top of...

Tod Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Lit in 1897 and decommissioned in 2007, Tod Head lies south of Stonehaven and near Catterline.

1 Covesea Skerries Lighthouse Scotland, UK
2 Rattray Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
3 Girdle Ness Lighthouse Aberdeen, AB11 8QX
4 Buchan Ness Lighthouse Scotland, UK
5 Kinnaird Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
6 Tod Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK

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