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NEIST POINT LIGHTHOUSE

Broadford Backpackers Hostel

WALKING / SUNSET

NEIST POINT LIGHTHOUSE & CLIFFS SCENERY

Neist Point – the most westerly headland on Skye – is an iconic destination, with stunning cliff scenery, a fine lighthouse, an outlook to the Outer Hebrides, and the chance to watch for minke whales in the summer months.

Distance: 3km / 1.75 miles

Time: 1 – 2 hours
Ascent: 142m (maximum)
Start Grid Ref: NG132478

www.walkhighlands.co.uk

For the classic view of the lighthouse beyond the cliffs, you can head on a boggy path northwest from the car park for a short distance.

TERRAIN

Excellent concrete path with steps, unfenced cliffs, care needed away from paths

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

None to start. Nearest bus Glendale 5 km away.

START

End of minor road signed to Neist Point.

FOR MORE DETAILS & MAPS

Please check this website for a more detailed description of the hike and a very useful map to have with you:

https://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/skye/neistpoint.shtml