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Black Head lighthouse for framing

Overlooking the entrance to Belfast Harbour, with views across the water to Scotland the lighthouse is perched on a cliff top with great walks to be had around it. The Keeper's Cottage has been renovated by the Irish Landmark Trust for you to stay in if you wish

54 46.0N

05 41.3W

Built 1902

Date unwatched: 31.7.1975

Height of tower: 16m

Height of light above MHWS: 45m

Range of light 27nm


Blackhead lantern Blackhead
Late afternoon   From the lkeeper's house
  Prints of Blackhead on my Zenfolio site  
Blackhead sunrise John Eagle Blackhead


Sunrise at Blackhead with the lighthouse on the cliff top

The Northern Lighthouse Tour visits Blackhead each year. We spend 2 to 3 nights at The Keeper's Cottage here. If you would like to come on this tour then please click here


This one is taken higher up the cliffs, showing the Keeper's Cottages on par with the horizon. Both of the above images enlarge to 40x30 inches with ease, taken using my Canon 5D mk2

Picture copyright John Eagle Photography


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