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For over 80 years the small unmanned lighthouse at Bamburgh has given a guide to shipping in passage along the coast as well as to vessels in the waters around the Farne Islands. Bamburgh Lighthouse was built in 1910 and extensively modernized in 1975.
The dangers of the North East coast have long since been noted, although no warnings or safety precautions were apparently employed until the late 18th century. The turbulence of the waters, however, can be matched by the turbulence of the area’s history.
The Bamburgh area, and Bamburgh Castle in particular, has played an important role in English history since the occupation of the site by the Romans. Only 20 miles from the border Bamburgh Castle was once captured by the Scots and has also been fought over by the Danes and the Kings of Mercia and Northumbria.
Bamburgh Lighthouse 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain today and tomorrow, with temperatures bottoming out at 13°C on Sunday.Mostly cloudy starting in the evening and breezy overnight.Today's Forecast
11->1476% 51% 3 mph
7:48 am 5:56 pmRain in the morning and breezy until evening.Saturday, Oct 21st
10->1490% 67% 18 mph
7:50 am 5:54 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy until afternoon.Sunday, Oct 22nd
11->1367% 68% 18 mph
7:52 am 5:52 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Monday, Oct 23rd
9->1540% 62% 7 mph
7:55 am 5:49 pmBreezy in the morning and overcast throughout the day.Tuesday, Oct 24th
11->1558% 100% 12 mph
7:57 am 5:47 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, Oct 25th
10->1418% 91% 6 mph
7:59 am 5:45 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Oct 26th
11->1550% 94% 8 mph
8:01 am 5:42 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Friday, Oct 27th
12->1534% 86% 10 mph
8:03 am 5:40 pm
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