Butt of Lewis circuit, Eoropie, Ness

The Butt of Lewis is the dramatic northern extremity of Lewis, the tower of its slender brick lighthouse standing proud against the storms that often rage here - a spot claimed to be the windiest in Britain. This superb circular walk takes in the cliff-top scenery as well as the stunning Eoropie beach - and the route can easily be extended if you wish to take in the bridge to the historic stack of Dun Eistean.


No path but waymarked, mostly short-cropped clifftop grass with some wet sections. Return via minor road.

Public Transport

Eoropie is part of Ness and is well served by bus from Stornoway.


Eoropie dunes parking area. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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