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Eyebright-Butt of Lewis

Butt of Lewis, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NB

Type:Flora and Fauna - Machair

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The Eyebright is a low growing plant with small white 2 lobed flowers. The flowerheads are orchid-like with purple veining and yellow spot and it flowers from June through to late September. It is found on improved agricultural land and coastal grasslands.

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  1. Built in 1862 by David and Thomas Stevenson. Made from red brick, which was unusual for…

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  2. Photograph © David Wilson

    The boathouse at the harbour in Port of Ness is the scene…

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  3. Rubha Robhais (Butt of Lewis) is the most northerly tip of the Isle of Lewis.

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  1. Large aquatic mammal. Strong Profile

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  2. Small sheltered cove near the Butt lighthouse with steep cliffs on either side and golden…

    0.4 miles away
  3. St Moluag’s Church is a 12th century Temple, said to have been built by the son of a…

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  4. The ancient church of St Moluag sits in a crofter's field.

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  5. Tall, slim stems with pale blue flowers

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  6. Traigh Shanndaigh (Eoropie beach) is a beautiful sandy beach in the north of Lewis, near…

    1.21 miles away
  7. Low/medium annual flowering plant with White/Mauve flowers

    1.29 miles away
  8. Dùn Èistean is traditionally known as the stronghold of the Clan Morrison. Archaeological…

    1.32 miles away
  9. Loch Stiapabhat bird reserve and hide to watch golden plover, Lapwing, whooper swans,…

    1.38 miles away
  10. Located at the North of the Archipelago, this rich Machair loch and surrounding wetland…

    1.46 miles away
  11. Small, working studio gallery above the beach and harbour at Port of Ness on the Isle of…

    1.95 miles away
  12. Port Nis (Port of Ness) is in the parish of Ness, the most northerly parish in Lewis.

    1.99 miles away
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