Fraserburgh Lighthouse

Fraserburgh Lighthouse

Fraserburgh Lighthouse

Fraserburgh's Kinnaird Lighthouse was built in 1787 by Thomas Smith. The castle on which the lighthouse sits was erected by Sir Alexander Fraser, 8th laird of Philorth in 1570. Kinnaird was the first lighthouse to be erected on the mainland of Scotland. In 1824, Robert Stevenson radically altered the light and constructed a lighthouse tower within the walls of the original castle.

Kinnaird Head is also famous for being the site of the first radio beacon in Scotland.  Read more » 

Fraserburgh Lighthouse

Fraserburgh Lighthouse

Fraserburgh Lighthouse

Fraserburgh's Kinnaird Lighthouse was built in 1787 by Thomas Smith. The castle on which the lighthouse sits was erected by Sir Alexander Fraser, 8th laird of Philorth in 1570. Kinnaird was the first lighthouse to be erected on the mainland of Scotland. In 1824, Robert Stevenson radically altered the light and constructed a lighthouse tower within the walls of the original castle.

Kinnaird Head is also famous for being the site of the first radio beacon in Scotland.  Read more »