Lighthouse Challenge 11th August 2018
Please read this carefully, as it is here to ensure that your walk around the lighthouse is not only enjoyable, but safe.
The start will be at the check-in point, just up the lane from the kiosk. The first part is over the Downs to Cow Gap which will take around 15 – 20 minutes, and from there you will be able to go down to the beach. The steps down to the beach are a bit steep and narrow which can cause a little bit of congestion, so please be patient! Once on the beach, turn right and head for the lighthouse which will take around 50 – 55 minutes to reach. You can leave earlier than the published start time, but don’t forget that the sea will not be clear of the Lighthouse, so you will have to wait if you want to walk around it.
When you get to the lighthouse, you will be able to walk round it and achieve your objective. Some people are tempted to walk up to the platform leading to the door of the lighthouse, but we would strongly advise against doing this, as steps to the platform are narrow and extremely slippery, so you do so very much at your own risk.
Obviously paramount, so please help us to help you and note:-
15:45 – Commence walk after registering. Water will not be clear of lighthouse if you leave earlier.
17:15 – Final time that we can allow you to depart, as after this tide will have turned at lighthouse.
18:26 – Forecast low water.
20:28 – Sunset