Fodor's Expert Review Butt of Lewis Lighthouse

Port of Ness Nautical Site/Lighthouse

At the northernmost point of Lewis stands the Butt of Lewis Lighthouse, which was first illuminated in 1862. Designed by David and Thomas Stevenson, it's one of many Scottish lighthouses built by the prominent Stevenson engineering family, whose best-known member was not an engineer at all but novelist Robert Louis Stevenson. The adjacent cliffs provide a good vantage point for viewing seabirds, whales, and porpoises.

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Port of Ness, Western Isles  HS2 0XH, Scotland

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