Eilean Glas Lighthouse

Isle of Scalpay, HS4 3YG

Type:Historic Buildings & Homes

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Eilean Glas Lighthouse

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One of the most popular walks in the Outer Hebrides with superb views back over Skye.  The familiar red and white tower was constructed in 1824, but is on the site of one of the four original Northern Lighthouse Board beacons established in 1789.

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