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 12.4℃ to 12.8℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 13.8℃ to 14℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 13.4℃ to 13.6℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (NNW)
Expect a temp in the range 13.4℃ to 13.8℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 13.2℃ to 13.5℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (N)
Expect a temp in the range 13.5℃ to 13.8℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (NNW)
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 16℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (SW)
Ards Peninsula weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
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