Northern Lighthouse Board


Bell Rock Lighthouse

Information on their Area of Responsibility

The Board is responsible for Scotland and the Isle of Man. This area covers half the waters and coastline of the United Kingdom, together with the majority of offshore manned oil installations.

The area is subject to severe weather conditions for many months of the year. The approximate length of this coastline is 6,214 miles (10,000km) a land area of 30,405sq miles (77,700 sq km) and 790 islands. * Source Scottish Statistics

This covers:-

212 lighthouses

160 Buoys

37 Beacons

4 DGPS Stations

25 Racons

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