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Name: Neist Point Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Milovaig , , United Kingdom

Location: Northwest corner of the Isle of Skye, Duirinish Peninsula, Scotland.

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Photo: Constance & Ray Demerjian

Managing Organization:
Neist Point Lighthouse


Contact Address Information:
Isle of Skye
Glendale, Scotland
United Kingdom

Tower Height: 62

Height of Focal Plane: 140

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds, range 16 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1909

Date Present Tower Built: 1909

Date Automated: 1986

Fog Signal: Discontinued (was 2 blasts every 90 seconds).

Current Use: Active aid to navigation, overnight accommodations.

Open To Public? Yes.

The lighthouse station is accessible only by boat, helicopter or walking. The steep walk takes about 45 minutes.

Nearby Lodging: Three former keepers' cottages are available for overnight stays. For information, call +44 (0) 1470 511200 or email

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