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Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Stunning views from up here, but make sure you bring your warm clothes as it can be mighty windy and bitter when the weather changes!! You don’t seem to be able to actually enter the lighthouse and there’s no toilets or facilities around here so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank boombabe
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Stunning scenery. Huge, stomach turning cliffs. White tips breakers and the whip of the wind. The lighthouse itself not open to the public. But worth the drive to see the cliffs.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rdalgleish
Reviewed 26 October 2018

The Butt of Lewis Lighthouse is apparently the windiest place in the UK and we can believe it. There are no guard rails around the cliff edge so care is needed, but a walk up the hill away from the lighthouse is really worth the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fishnstitch
Reviewed 25 October 2018

This must have been the easiest lighthouse the Stevensons built and probably the only one in brick.It was completed in 1862 and automated in 1998. It stands 37 metres high. According to the Guiness Book of Records this is the windiest place on the coast...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Even in the driving rain and intense winds, this is a place not to be missed. The shocking beauty of the place and the total possibility that you could be blown off a cliff to your death will make you feel alive!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank reqbat
Reviewed 4 October 2018

You know where the middle of nowhere is? Well, try the Butt of Lewis. We were really impressed by the views on this northernmost point of the Isle of Lewis. It was stunning. The pictures are the best illustration.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Frank G
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Next stop America! So have to visit this place- windy, lonely, exposed- but amazing views, incredible cliffs and astonishing waves though thankfully on day we visited not teaching the cliff tops! Apart from car parking no other facilities - but nearby Ness has a cafe.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 1949etwall
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This lighthouse is a little out of the way, so you need a car to reach it, and honestly the lighthouse is not the focus. While it is nice, and one of the few brick lighthouses left, the real attraction is the view. The cliffs...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

I always think its a shame that there aren't many lighthouses that you can go up anymore so sometimes the locations aren't very interesting. This is certainly not the case here. If you are afraid of heights you might want to stay well clear of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AndyR3250
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Great place to see. Do go along the path on the left to the whale watching station on the top. Amazing views and a good chance (if the sea is calm) of seeing some whales. Marvellous views even without any whales.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Eric M
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