A light station was established on Lighthouse Island in the early 18th century and a lighthouse built in 1815. It has been inactive since 1884 when the lighthouse was abandoned in favour of the Mew Island Lighthouse, but the ruined stump of the 16 m (52 ft) stone tower remains. The ruins of the keeper’s house have been rebuilt to house a bird observatory.
The island is managed by the National Trust, although not generally open to the public, weekend and day bird watching trips can be arranged.
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7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 7.3℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (ENE)
Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 7.7℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (ENE)
Expect a temp in the range 6.6℃ to 6.8℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (N)
Expect a temp in the range 5.9℃ to 6.7℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (NNW)
Expect a temp in the range 4.2℃ to 5.6℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 4℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 5.9℃ to 6.7℃ with wind speed 8.2 m/sec (NNW)
Ards Peninsula weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
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