The Friends of Leasowe Lighthouse CIO, Leasowe Common, Moreton, Wirral, CH464TA • Telephone: 0151 353 0861

Open Days

12.00 – 4pm (please note that the last tour starts 30mins prior to closing)
Sunday 1st October, Sunday 15th October, Sunday 5th November, Sunday 4th March and Sunday 18th March

Guided tours to the top: Admittance: £2 adult, £1 if under 16 Children must be taller than 1.06m (42”) to climb to the top. If you have any queries or require any further information please ring 0151 353 0861

Leasowe Lighthouse Activities

WW1

We have a number of bespoke educational posters on display at the Lighthouse, on the ground floor.  Each panel represents a different year of World War 1 and shows stories both from the war itself and the soldiers and their families – on both sides of the conflict. Of particular interest to us is the […]

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Film / TV

Unsurprisingly perhaps, the lighthouse has been the location for a selection of film shoots. With its unique construction and setting, it offers great potential for such activities. A couple of years ago, the BBC chose Leasowe Lighthouse as the location for one episode of the Dare Devil series. A local lady in a squirrel costume […]

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Seaside Runners

The Wirral Seaside Runs were originally established in 1985 as one of several races along the seafront of Wirral. They are a series of eight monthly races starting near Leasowe Lighthouse and along the embankment to finish in Harrison Drive, Wallasey. The race is a non-standard distance of 4.92km over a fast, flat course – […]

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Ornithological Groups

Leasowe Lighthouse stands at the heart of the north Wirral coast and Leasowe Bay and is one of the best places for a walk along the Wirral Way to see the birds on the shore and the fields. The promenades are good places to stand with a pair of binoculars to look out to sea […]

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Amateur Radio

WADARC (Wirral and District Amateur Radio Club) is one of the many groups grateful for the use of the lighthouse. The group has been established for about 40 years but never had a training centre. Since 1992 when the International Lighthouse weekend was instituted, amateur radio enthusiasts have been gathering at the lighthouse to share […]

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Paranormal Visits

As with many very old buildings there are stories of ghosts and hauntings at the lighthouse. A few of them have been put together in a booklet produced by the Friends group. In recent years, there have been many enquiries from groups around the country who wish to spend the night in the lighthouse and […]

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Abseils

For a number of years Leasowe Lighthouse has been the venue for regular very successful charity abseil events. At a height of 101 feet, the building is not too daunting and offers an ideal opportunity for a novice to take up the challenge. The Friends of Leasowe Lighthouse (FOLL CIO) organise the event and invite […]

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Private Tours

Leasowe Lighthouse is a source of fascination for many people and the Friends are very happy to open the building for small private visits if required. In the past we have had a variety of such trips. A couple from Holland came to the UK to retrace the travels of an ancestor. This gentleman had […]

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School Trips

Leasowe Lighthouse is a unique location and a site of interest from several different perspectives. For a number of years the Friends group have been hosting educational tours for schoolchildren from a wide geographical area. Primary school groups (KS1) may have read the Lighthouse Keeper stories by Ronda Armitage and visiting a real lighthouse is […]

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