Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Find out about opening hours and tickets so you can plan your visit to Smeaton's Tower.

Opening hours

Smeaton's Tower is open Tuesday to Sunday and Bank Holidays, from 10am to 5pm (last entries at 4.30pm).

The lighthouse is sometimes closed for special events and essential maintenance. We'll update planned closures with as much notice as possible on this page and The Box's social media accounts.

Smeaton's Tower is closed on Mondays, Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

How to buy

No need to book in advance, just buy your tickets on the door. Please contact us for group bookings.

Ticket prices
Adults £5
Children 5-17 (under 5s go free) £2.50
Concessions (please see below) £2.50
Family & Friends (up to 2 adults and 3 children) £12
Additional child (on group ticket) £1
The Box members Free

Concessions are available to Students with valid ID, Jobseekers with proof of eligibility, Seniors aged 65+ with valid ID, people with disabilities and National Art Pass/Art Fund/Museums Association members with valid proof.

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