Neist Point

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Update: 28-01-2024

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All over the world there are people who enjoy learning about lighthouses. In addition to this website, there are many more that have fun facts. On this page you will find a (limited) overview of websites that have been consulted to improve my website and/or to gain more knowledge about lighthouses. If you think your website should also be mentioned, please let me know. I will be happy to put it on this link page.

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A Assocation of Lighthouse Keepers The Association of Lighthouse Keepers provides a forum for everyone interested in lighthouses, lightships and maritime aids to navigation. Despite its name, being a lighthouse keeper is not a requirement for joining the Association, although a number of serving and former keepers are members. Whatever your interest in lighthouses, you can join the ALK! Whatever your interest, background, age or ability, you can be assured of a warm welcome.

C Commissioners of Irish Lights Are responsible for the Lighthouses of Northern Ireland and Ireland. The Commissioners of Irish Lights is a maritime organisation delivering an essential safety service around the coast of Ireland, protecting the marine environment, and supporting the marine industry and coastal communities.

D Dutch Lighthouse Association
(Nederlandse Vuurtoren Vereninging)
The Dutch Lighthouse Association maintains close ties with organizations and bodies that play a role in the management of operational and deactivated lighthouses. The association can rely on the expertise of experts in the field and is therefore able to provide solicited and unsolicited advice to those who would benefit from it. In this way, the association aims to express its advisory task in the role of beacon for nautical heritage.Tekst

H Historic Environment Scotland (Map Search) Search the map foor Scotland's designated heritage. The map search is provided to help identify the designated asset. It may not be current in all cases. To help identify a designated asset, map searches should be combined with a designations records search.
Historic Environment Scotland (Website) Introducing Historic Environment Scotland, the lead public body set up to investigate, care for and promote Scotland’s historic environment.

L Lightkeepers Journey Personal website of Fred Fox, former Lighthouse Keeper, detailing his career as a Lighthouse Keeper for the Northern Lighthouse Board (with a special focus on the Lighthouses of the Isle of Man).
Lighthouse Accomodation worldwide Stay in a lighthouse... Throughout the world, lighthouses are available to rent. Accommodation ranges from guest houses and self-catering cottages to hotels. Some lighthouses offer guests the opportunity to become temporary keepers as part of a volunteer programme.

M Museum of Scottish Lighthouses The first thing that will strike you when you enter the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses is the team of passionate, vibrant characters who keep our museum running. Whether you enjoy our shop, museum or castle, you’ll be greeted by experts in their fields who are passionate about the culture and heritage that the museum promotes.

They are an independent Charitable Trust (SCO23118) and a Company Limited by Guarantee (154337), dedicated to preserving the industrial and social history of Scottish Lighthouses. They are supported by Aberdeenshire Council and other partner organisations. You can support us too, by volunteering or giving a donation. Both are always highly appreciated.

Marine Traffic - Global Ship Traking On this site you can follow all ships around the world. The AtoN (such as lighthouses) can also be shown. They also have an extensive photo collection of ships and lighthouses.
Maritime Safety Information (PUB 114) The List of Lights, Radio Aids and Fog Signals is published in seven (world)volumes, as Publication numbers 110 through 116. Publication 114 is interesting for Scotland. Each volume contains lights and other aids to navigation that are maintained by or under the authority of foreign governments. Each volume corresponds to a defined geographic region, and contains more complete information about the navigational aids than can be conveniently shown on nautical charts. New editions are published annually for every volume.
Marina.com Explore Lighthouses in United Kingdom by location. Access images, information and interactive maps for Lighthouses in United Kingdom. Contact Lighthouses in United Kingdom, and browse and leave reviews. The World's Cruising Guide for United Kingdom Lighthouses.

N Northern Lighthouse Board they have provided a vital safety service to mariners since 1786 and are responsible for the superintendence and management of all lights, buoys and beacons within Scottish and Isle of Man waters*. Our service makes a significant contribution to the prevention of accidents and incidents around the coastline, safeguarding not only lives and property, but also protecting our precious marine environment.

R Royal Institute of Navigation As the Royal Institute of Navigation enters its 75th Anniversary (2022/3) they hope and believe that there founders would be proud of what has been achieved. They would also recognise the core aims, which remain: - To unite in one body those interested in navigation; - To advance the art, science and practice of navigation; - To promote knowledge in navigation and its associated sciences, including positioning, timing, tracking and conduct of a journey, whether on, in, over or under land, sea, air or space.

T Trinity House Responsible for the Lighthouses of England, Wales, Channel Islands and Gibraltar. Trinity House is a charity dedicated to safeguarding vessels and seafarers, providing education, support and welfare to the seafaring community with a statutory duty as a General Lighthouse Authority deliver a reliable, efficient and cost-effective aids to navigation services for the benefit and safety of all mariners.

U UK Lighthouse Tour This is Sarah Kerr's personal website. She is the author of The British Lighthouse Trail: A Regional Guide. Since 2012 she has been on a mission to visit every lighthouse in Britain, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.

V Dutch Lighthouse Association
(Nederlandse Vuurtoren Vereninging)
The Dutch Lighthouse Association maintains close ties with organizations and bodies that play a role in the management of operational and deactivated lighthouses. The association can rely on the expertise of experts in the field and is therefore able to provide solicited and unsolicited advice to those who would benefit from it. In this way, the association aims to express its advisory task in the role of beacon for nautical heritage.Tekst