Lighthouse ’t Hoge Licht Westkapelle

Visit the lighthouse at the Zuidstraat in Westkapelle. Climb all steps of the lighthouse and enjoy the view to the North Sea and Walcheren. Also visit the lighthouse museum and watch the paintings or photographs of the art exhibition.

 Climb to the top of the lighthouse ’t Hoge Licht

Lighthouse ’t Hoge Licht provides a panoramic view to the North Sea, the beach, Walcheren and other parts of Zeeland. In clear weather the coastline of Dutch Flanders can be observed. Do you also spot the windmills in the North Sea?

Lighthouse museum

There also is a small museum set up in the lighthouse. At the various floors in the lighthouse the daily life of the lighthouse keeper of the past is introduced to you. Actually the lighthouse was the church tower of the Sint Willibrordus church. In 1831 the church was destroyed by a fire, only the tower remained. In 1907 the tower light was placed. The lighthouse still lights every night, in clear weather it can be observed from a distance of 37 km.

Exhibition in the lighthouse

In the lighthouse there is an annual temporary exhibition about Westkapelle or the nature of Walcheren and Zeeland. Watch the beautiful artworks of well-known and unknown painters and photographers.

More information

View the opening hours and entrance fees of the lighthouse. In the museum shop a book about the Westkapelle lighthouses is available (€ 4,95).