The UK’s oldest brick-built lighthouse

Abseil Events

The Friends of Leasowe Lighthouse hold several abseil events per year at Leasowe Lighthouse.  Upcoming events are as follows:


Saturday 14th September 2024


Saturday 26th April 2025

Saturday 14th June 2025

Saturday 20th September 2025

There are 50 places available at each abseiling event, with an opportunity to experience the spectacular view from the lamp room at the top of the lighthouse followed by the abseil from the balcony.

The physical abseiling is managed by Abseil UK who provide an experienced instructor and team to manage the abseiling and ensure the safety of all participants.

Abseil UK

Please see our Gallery for more photographs from abseil events.

For more information please download the abseil information sheet and the application form from the links below:

Abseil Information 2024

Abseil application form 2024  

On the day


You will be kitted out by an experienced instructor on the ground floor


When you are ready, you will be escorted to the top of the lighthouse by one of the lighthouse volunteers


At your own pace you will abseil down


Friends and family can cheer you on from the bottom of the lighthouse


The lighthouse café will be open for the sale of hot and cold drinks and snacks.  Tours of the lighthouse are not available on abseil days.