Advertisement
Itinerary

Flatholm Lighthouse

The Island of Flatholm lies centrally in the busy shipping lanes where the Bristol Channel meets the Severn estuary. The need for a lighthouse on the island had been discussed for many years by leading shipmasters and by members of the Society of Merchant Venturers of Bristol when, in 1733, John Elbridge, a senior member of the Society, forwarded a petition to Trinity House setting out the dangers to navigation and the general desire for a light on the island. However, Trinity House informed Elbridge that no application had been made to the Crown for a light and at the same time the Corporation took steps to ensure that no light was erected other than in their name.

Visit Flatholm Lighthouse

Loading...

(Get directions)

Flatholm Lighthouse Photos

Flatholm-lighthouse

7 Day Weather Forecast

Todayclearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.8℃ to 5℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (NNW)
Thursday, Dec 08fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.2℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Dec 09partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.5℃ to 3.3℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (N)
Saturday, Dec 10clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.4℃ to 5.9℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Dec 11partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.5℃ to 4.2℃ with wind speed 0.6 m/sec (SSE)
Monday, Dec 12cloudy
Expect a temp in the range -1.1℃ to 1.3℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (SSE)
Tuesday, Dec 13cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2.3℃ to 3.3℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (E)

City of Bristol weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Where to stay ...

Booking.com


You may also like ...

In this 'you may also like' section we attempt to answer what else can I do? Here you have a list by order of being the closest some more beaches, things to see and do, places to eat and upcoming events.

Something to see and do…

Some more seaside locations in Bristol

Your Recently Viewed Locations