A light on the Bill

The sky was blue but the wind was cold -Portland Bill Lighthouse was built by Trinity House in 1906 to guide vessels heading for Portland and Weymouth as well as acting as a waymark for ships navigating the English Channel.


Height of Tower at Portland Lighthouse is 41 m and the intensity of light is 635,000-candle power giving it a maximum range to see the light of 25 nautical miles. The tower is now open to the public in the summer.


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