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Neist Point Lighthouse

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Neist Point Lighthouse

Travel Update Summer 2020: Most destinations, sites and parks reopened with limitations. Check the official websites and read our crucial ‘BEST TIME TO GO' and ‘AVOIDING THE CROWDS’ tips:


When Is the Best Time 

Neist Point is a very very popular place. During the tourist season it is crowded almost all the time. If you do not want to go in spring/autumn or winter but you want to avoid crowds you have to get up early in the morning. The sunsets are beautiful here so expect a lot of photographers in the evenings. There is a chance to see whales during the summer months.

United Kingdom, Scotland, Glendale, Isle of Skye
Review and Tips 

The Neist Point Lighthouse is a very popular place. It lies on the most westerly point on the Isle of Skye. It is accessible easily via paved road from Dunvegan. There is a parking place near the lighthouse. There is a path leading to the lighthouse so you can explore the place without any problems. Be careful near the cliffs though.

The lighthouse was built in 1909. It was manned until 1990, since then it is automated. The tower is 62 feet high and stands 142 feet above sea-level.