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Lighthouses

An evocative selection of images of lighthouses - iconic structures standing lonely sentinel on craggy headland or razor-sharp rocks, all around Britain’s coast.

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Caption for Withernsea, The Lighthouse 1955: The village developed into a holiday resort after the opening of the railway line from nearby Hull. Towering above the skyline is the lighthouse, which is now a museum partly dedicated to Withernsea's most famous daughter, the actress Kay Kendall.

Memories of Withernsea

My sister Annette and I have just been sharing memories of this place, before it become Teddys club. We got to go in there rarely but remember after the Guide Parades on Remembrance Day, having squash and crisps in there. Very exciting!

Some of my happiest childhood memories are of the holidays the family spent at Withernsea, staying at my Grandmothers caravan. Her name was Clara Peat and my first visit would have been over 60 years ago. It was the age when most families did not own a car and the only way of (...Read full memory)

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