Valentia Lighthouse at Cromwell Point is maintained by the Commissioners of Irish Lights and is a harbour light to guide vessels from the sea and lead them through the northern entrance of Valentia Harbour past Harbour Rock.

Valentia Island Lighthouse on Cromwell Point has stood against sea and invader for hundreds of years. Now, this gleaming white lighthouse on beautiful Valentia Island looks out across some of the most spectacular sights along the Wild Atlantic Way.

There’s much to enjoy in a visit to this lighthouse. Take a tour of the lighthouse tower and balcony.

Be blown away by the dramatic scenery and big weather!

Soak up the stories and the science as you learn about the people and technology that have guided ships safely home from sea over the years.

Valentia Island Lighthouse offers a great day out: fascinating history, inspiring views and a unique insight into island life.

Valentia Island Lighthouse is one of the Great Lighthouses of Ireland –


March to September: 10:30–18:00h
October: 10:30–17:30
(last tour 30 mins before closing)


Admission Prices 2020:

Adult: €5.00
Senior (aged 65+): €4.50
Student (with valid ID): €4.50
Child: €2.50
Family: €15

Useful Information

Check out their range of facilities, services, accessibility, and other useful information.

REFRESHMENTS: Tea rooms on site

PARKING: Limited parking available on site

GUIDE TOURS: Guided tours available

Getting There

Located on the Skellig Coast on the Southern Peninsula adjacent to the Ring of Kerry

Map Location: 51.933766, -10.321151
Contact Valentia Island Lighthouse

Cromwell Point, Valentia Island, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Eircode: V23 K299
T: +353 (0)66 947 6985
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