Belle Tout lighthouse, Beachy Head, UK... 360 degree views over English Channel and surrounding countryside.

Belle Tout lighthouse, Beachy Head, UK... 360 degree views over English Channel and surrounding countryside.

The Belle Tout lighthouse survived near the edge of a cliff for over 150 years shining light visible for 20 miles. A few years back 20 of the 30 feet of cliff protecting the lighthouse suddenly crumbled, leaving only a few meters between the structure and its destruction on the rocks far below. Unwilling to give up on the building, its owner chose to move it instead and after five months of construction and structural preparation managed a miraculous slide of this 125-ton structure 17 meters…

The Belle Tout lighthouse survived near the edge of a cliff for over 150 years shining light visible for 20 miles. A few years back 20 of the 30 feet of cliff protecting the lighthouse suddenly crumbled, leaving only a few meters between the structure and its destruction on the rocks far below. Unwilling to give up on the building, its owner chose to move it instead and after five months of construction and structural preparation managed a miraculous slide of this 125-ton structure 17 meters…

Stay the night: Belle Tout Lighthouse, Beachy Head, East Sussex - Hotels - Travel - The Independent

Stay the night: Belle Tout Lighthouse, Beachy Head, East Sussex - Hotels - Travel - The Independent

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