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Belle Tout Lighthouse

Located on the clifftop of Beachy Head, Belle Tout Lighthouse was moved 17 metres away from the cliff edge in 1999.  

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The lighthouse featured in the dramatised version of Fay Weldon’s book The Life and Loves of a She Devil.  

 The lighthouse was discontinued in 1902 when the current Beachy Head Lighthouse came into operation.    

Belle Tout Lighthouse

  • Established: 1834  
  • Height of tower: 14 metres  
  • Discontinued: 1902  
  • Engineers:  William Hallett and James Walker