The Lighthouse is open for public access and guided tours between March and November on the 1st and 3rd Sunday each month from 12:00 until 16:00. The last tour starts at 15:30.
Guided tours to the top:
£2.50 for adults. £1 for children who must be 1.06 metres tall to be able to take the tour.
Leasowe Lighthouse is a unique location and a site of interest from several different perspectives. For a number of years the Friends group have been hosting educational tours for schoolchildren from a wide geographical area. Primary school groups (KS1) may have read the Lighthouse Keeper stories by Ronda Armitage and visiting a real lighthouse is […]READ MORE
For a number of years Leasowe Lighthouse has been the venue for regular very successful charity abseil events. At a height of 101 feet, the building is not too daunting and offers an ideal opportunity for a novice to take up the challenge. The Friends of Leasowe Lighthouse (FOLL CIO) organise the event and invite […]READ MORE
Leasowe Lighthouse is a source of fascination for many people and the Friends are very happy to open the building for small private visits if required. In the past we have had a variety of such trips. A couple from Holland came to the UK to retrace the travels of an ancestor. This gentleman had […]READ MORE
As with many very old buildings there are stories of ghosts and hauntings at the lighthouse. A few of them have been put together in a booklet produced by the Friends group. In recent years, there have been many enquiries from groups around the country who wish to spend the night in the lighthouse and […]READ MORE
WADARC (Wirral and District Amateur Radio Club) is one of the many groups grateful for the use of the lighthouse. The group has been established for about 40 years but never had a training centre. Since 1992 when the International Lighthouse weekend was instituted, amateur radio enthusiasts have been gathering at the lighthouse to share […]READ MORE
The Wirral Seaside Runs were originally established in 1985 as one of several races along the seafront of Wirral. They are a series of monthly races starting near Leasowe Lighthouse and along the embankment to finish in Harrison Drive, Wallasey. The race organisers are Pensby Runners – a club that meets at Heswall Squash Club […]READ MORE
Leasowe Lighthouse stands at the heart of the north Wirral coast and Leasowe Bay and is one of the best places for a walk along the Wirral Way to see the birds on the shore and the fields. The promenades are good places to stand with a pair of binoculars to look out to sea […]READ MORE
Film / TV
Unsurprisingly perhaps, the lighthouse has been the location for a selection of film shoots. With its unique construction and setting, it offers great potential for such activities. A couple of years ago, the BBC chose Leasowe Lighthouse as the location for one episode of the Dare Devil series. A local lady in a squirrel costume […]READ MORE