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Reviewed today via mobile

The lighthouse was only one thing that made our day. There were a lot of birds and the view from the cliffs were amazing. The water was turquoise and the weather couldn’t be nicer. Enjoyed listening to the waves crash and the birds. Another must...More

Thank Rosie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love lighthouses and this is one of the best I have ever seen. It is in a gorgeous location and has been well preserved/cared for. It was so quiet and serene and the drive was wonderful getting to it, also! A must see :-)

Thank azalia222
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit of a drive to get to the Butt from Stornoway – but the views, scenery and beaches were well worth it! Despite it being early August the roads were not busy – and it was lovely to see the wilder areas of Lewis...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is stunning due to the cliffs but be warned ..... you are there at your own risk. No safety barriers - no information - just you, cliffs, a lighthouse. No facilities at all!!! Parking is free and come as you are.

Thank Splodge W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A short walk from the Butt of Lewis harbour with fascinating bird life. Great to see the gannets diving.

Thank Sandyretriever
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go to the lighthouse to see one of the lighthouses built by the famous Stevenson family. Don't expect to go inside because it's not open. But do take the time to walk along the coastline. It's gorgeous. The drive up goes through barren, sheep-filled fields...More

Thank LaraS322
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views around the lighthouse showing the power of the sea. Could see a number of sea birds including terns. The lighthouse itself wasn’t open

Thank OldieEastMidlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite the reputation of the Butt of Lewis being "the windiest place in the UK", it was very calm and quiet during our visit. Gorgeous scenery, magnificent sea cliffs. Interestingly, the rocks making up these cliffs are believed to be among the oldest in Europe,...More

Thank Mariya V
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

The Lighthouse is grand as lighthouses go but the drive down to the Butt of Lewis is through the most featureless and depressing no mans land of a big I’ve ever driven through. The villages near the lighthouse are nothing short of desolate. Don’t go...More

Thank sadhbhgoodhue
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Great views with rocks sprinkled with birdlife. Lovely ground to walk on too. No facilities but free parking.

Thank Mary T
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