Section Index
Bicentennial - 2011
Visiting the Rock
Underwater Life
at the Bell Rock

"Inchcape Rock" by Robert Southey
Light-keeper's Duties "1823"
The Bell Rock Prayer
Sir Joseph Banks and Mutiny on the Bounty
Sir Walter Scott's visit, the "Pharos Loquitur"
"The Year without a Summer"
"Death of HMS Argyll"
Pharos Experience
Preparing for Automation
Life in the Bell Rock
Lighthouse (1865)

A Keeper's Account
'"A Quiet Night In"

A Keeper's Account
"Outdoor 'Excursions'"

North Carr Lightships
Lighthouses of the Forth
The Bell Rock Tartan


Northern Lighthouse Board - The Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses are the General Lighthouse Authority for Scotland and the Isle of Man
Ian Cowe : Photographer - Visit my collection of photographs of Stevenson lighthouses - including the famous Bell Rock
Outward Vision - A web site dedicated to the Photographic Study of Lighthouses and Natural History in Scotland.
World Lighthouse Society - The WLS was formed in September 2002 to encourage communication and co-operation amongst all lighthouse organisations and enthusiasts around the world. Its aim is to act as a focal point for all such activities
Association of Lighthouse Keepers - A society whose aim is to sustain interest in lighthouses and floating lights among ex-lightkeepers and enthusiasts
Signal Tower Museum, Arbroath - Once the home of the Bell Rock Lightkeepers and their families. Now a local museum. Many interesting exhibits about the Lighthouse and Town
Museum of Scottish Lighthouses - Exhibits and general information on the Lighthouses of Scotland.
North Queensferry Heritage Trust - Home to one of the loveliest little lights in all Scotland. It was built by Robert Stevenson in 1817 for the Trustees of the Queensferry Passage.

Cantick Head - Cantick Head Lighthouse Cottages offer year round self catering accommodation in former Lightkeepers homes. Designed and engineered by David and Thomas Stevenson in the 1850s the actve Lighthouse and Cottages are Grade B listed of architectural and historic interest.

PORT - Maritime Information Gateway - Developed by the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, PORT is an online catalogue of maritime-related Internet resources
Condor 49ers - Not just a website about the lads who trained at Condor between 1949-1953, but contains "over 1200 images of ships, aircraft, crashes and people of that era". Also has many articles, some of which are relevant to Arbroath, the Bell Rock Lighthouse, and sundry diving exploits.
Maritime Britain - An online guide to maritime heritage facilities and organisations in the UK
FotoFlite - The world's largest collection of maritime aerial photography with over 500,000 pictures.

The Shoppie - Everything you would want to know about Arbroath - a wealth of information and services available.
The Round O - Essentially, the republishing of John Adam's engravings as printed in "Round about the Round O with its Poets" (1883); deals also with poetic, literary and historical aspects of old Arbroath including the Declaration of Arbroath.
Tayside Tourism - The official website for the City of Dundee and the county of Angus
Five Gables House - For a wonderful view of the Bell Rock Lighthouse and easy access to the town of Arbroath, or for that matter a good game of golf, come and stay at this family-run guest house.
Scottish Declaration of Independence - The official lithographic poster of the Declaration of Arbroath.
Arbroath Royal British Legion Pipe Band - The Legion's official Pipes and Drums in the town. - An unofficial site which deals primarily with Robert Louis Stevenson and the Stevenson family in general

"The Sir Walter Scott Digital Archive" - Edinburgh University's definitive website on Sir Walter Scott
Scottish Radiance - A monthly magazine on all things Scottish - mainly with a Gaelic/Celtic background; also features a selected Lighthouse for the current month
Beachcomber Music - Lighthouse-themed instrumental music: a relaxing blend of ambient guitar and Celtic folk.
Tay Valley Family History Society - Deals with genealogical matters in the Counties of Angus, Fife and Perthshire, and the Cities of Dundee and Perth
iNature Photography - Online portfolio of Scottish nature photographer Peter J Clarke
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