European Otter - Valasay

Valasay, Bernera, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NB

Type:Flora and Fauna - Otters

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The European Otter is often seen in or close to water or moving over ground with a low undulating gait. They are less visible in early summer when kits are born, but often seen in regular haunts at other times of year

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    1.62 miles away
  2. The Bridge(s) across the Atlantic from Lewis to Great Bernera.

    1.68 miles away
  3. New gallery and studio open from June 2023. Open by appoinment most of the time. Closed…

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  1. An Iron Age house which was reconstructed in 1999 following a storm in 1993 which…

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  2. Tall slim leaves with large bright yellow flower

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  3. Low/medium annual flowering plant with White/Mauve flowers

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  4. Traigh Bhostadh is a sheltered shell sand beach at the north end of Great Bernera. The…

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  5. Tall, slim stems with pale blue flowers

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  6. A low growing plant with small white 2 lobed flowers. Found on improved agricultural land…

    2.7 miles away
  7. Public Art structure by artists Marian Leven and Will Maclean that reflects local,…

    2.81 miles away
  8. Traigh na Beirghe (Reef Beach) is a very long, sweeping, white sand beach in Uig

    2.96 miles away

  9. Photograph of Pabbay from Reef Beach © David Wilson

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    3.17 miles away
  10. A broch is an iron-aged drystone hollow-walled structure found only in Scotland. Dun…

    3.97 miles away
  11. This is the best preserved and most visited broch in the Outer Hebrides. It occupies a…

    4.03 miles away
  12. Camas na Clibhe (Cliff beach) is a quartz sand beach situated on the Valtos peninsular in…

    4.03 miles away
  13. The Hebridean Soap Company produces hand made soap in the village of Breasclete.We use…

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