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Name: Fair Isle South Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Fair Isle, , United Kingdom

Location: South end of Fair Isle, North Sea, north of the Orkney Islands and south of the Shetland Islands.

Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board


This lighthouse was designed by engineers David and Charles Stevenson. It was the last lighthouse in Scotland to have its keepers removed (1998).

Tower Height: 85

Height of Focal Plane: 105

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 40 seconds, visible for 24 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1892

Date Present Tower Built: 1892

Date Automated: 1998

Fog Signal: Two blasts every 90 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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