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Lovely run to the lighthouse. Lovely cliffs and lots of nesting birds. We spotted one dolphin, and... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Fort William, United Kingdom
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Stunning views

Although somewhat run down you don’t go to admire the lighthouse. It’s the stunning views and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Robert F
Stornoway, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Gorgeous views. Very windy the day I went. Not so sure about children and wheelchairs...would see but would have to watch out for the wind. The lighthouse wasn’t open, and I don't think it usually is. Because it is so windy, I can't imagine hanging...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely run to the lighthouse. Lovely cliffs and lots of nesting birds. We spotted one dolphin, and several seals, lying on the rocks. So nice to see. We saw several gannets diving constantly in the sea,amazing birds.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Nice walks from here and lots of birds and wild flowers and if your lucky a sighting of whales off the point!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Fantastic views all around. Really well looked after building. Good information posters about the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Although somewhat run down you don’t go to admire the lighthouse. It’s the stunning views and wildlife that are the attraction. On a good day you might see basking sharks, whales, and of course seals. Oh, and there’s a decent kennels up there if you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robert F
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Spent 3 days dolphin watching here and saw quite a lot. Risso`s, bottlenose, white beaked, and Harbour Porpoise.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ACH0464
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This was a fabulous trip! Even though it rained pretty constantly, we saw the most wonderful dolphin display. There were three of them dancing the waters just as majestically as you could ever imagine. An absolute must- go!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Waywardgal
Reviewed 7 August 2018

What a waste of time driving to the lighthouse. We thought it would be open for viewing but it was surrounded by a locked wire fence and dogs were inside the building barking like mad.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The lighthouse is alright... But the scenery steals the show. We sat for an hour watching the seals and gannets and cormorants live their lives.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TambonzRobertson
Reviewed 29 June 2018

It is about 15 minutes to drive from Stornoway, and well worth a visit especially in the evening. The owner could do some repair, seems to be urgent.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Peter S
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26 September 2018|
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Response from MadelineW1948 | Reviewed this property |
We visited in July and thought it was open to the public according to the guide book we had but found it in extremely poor condition and full of barking dogs. Evidently it is no longer open to the public but if you spot... More
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Response from SergeLourie | Reviewed this property |
A description of the route. I generally use a map.