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Tollesbury Lightship, Essex


  • Located in Tollesbury, Essex, East of England, England
  • Tollesbury Lightship, Woodrolfe Creek, Tollesbury, Essex, CM9 8SE
  • Telephone: 01621 868113
  • Tollesbury Lightship is located in the salt marshes at Woodrolfe Creek near Tollesbury Marina on the River Blackwater Estuary
  • It was retired in 1988 but for most of its working life was stationed off the south coast of Wales
  • There are a maze of pathways through the marshes to reach its moorings
  • Based on the Lightship since 1990 is The Fellowship Affloat Charitable Trust (FACT), which provides outdoor adventure activities for young people

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fact.org.uk
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