Butt of Lewis

The Butt of Lewis (Scottish Gaelic: Rubha Robhanais) is the most northerly point of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. The headland, which lies in the North Atlantic, is frequently battered by heavy swells and storms and is marked by the Butt of Lewis Lighthouse. The nearest populated area is the village of Eoropie, about 1 mile (1.6 km) to the south. In 2012 There was a festival called Goater and it was one of the most successful festivals of the century on the isle. [1][2]


  1. "History of the Lighthouse - Butt of Lewis". Virtual Hebrides. Retrieved 6 October 2013.
  2. "Butt of Lewis (Rubha Robhanais)". Undiscovered Scotland. Retrieved 6 October 2013.

Coordinates: 58°30′56″N 6°15′40″W / 58.5156°N 6.26119°W / 58.5156; -6.26119

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