Grey Seal - Butt of Lewis

Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

Type:Flora and Fauna - Marine Life

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Often described as having a Roman Nose, the Grey Seal can be seen in many areas of Lewis. In autumn this seal heads for its breeding grounds, so is less visible than at all other times

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What's Nearby

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

    0.05 miles away
  2. Built in 1862 by David and Thomas Stevenson. Made from red brick, which was unusual for…

    0.07 miles away
  3. A low growing plant with small white 2 lobed flowers. Found on improved agricultural land…

    0.07 miles away

  1. Photograph © David Wilson

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

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

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

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

    0.9 miles away
  5. Tall, slim stems with pale blue flowers

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

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

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

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

    1.46 miles away
  10. The Sporsnis Wild About Ness Exhibition is all adout everything wild in and around Ness. …

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

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

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

    2.07 miles away
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