Location County Country
Niest Point Lighthouse Inverness-shire Scotland

DescriptionLighthouse at the most Westerly point of Isle of Skye.
What to ShootShoot the fantastic views down the length of the sheer cliff leading out to the lighthouse.
What to TakeTake a fairly long lens, and some ND filters because the location lends itself to long exposures.
ParkingThere is plenty of parking at the end of the road adjacent to the lighthouse entrance gates.
Best TimesYou will get cracking shots here at any time of the day, especially in inclement weather.
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Well known artists working at this location

Photographer Website
Mark Setchell www.thesetchells.com
Colin Homes www.longexposuretechniques.com

Sunrise and Sunset times for next 12 months

Date Sunrise (Bearing) Sunset (Bearing)
14-Jun-2017 03:29 (49°) 21:26 (311°)
14-Jul-2017 03:51 (52°) 21:15 (308°)
14-Aug-2017 04:51 (65°) 20:12 (294°)
14-Sep-2017 05:56 (83°) 18:49 (276°)
14-Oct-2017 07:00 (102°) 17:26 (258°)
14-Nov-2017 08:09 (119°) 16:14 (241°)
14-Dec-2017 09:02 (128°) 15:42 (232°)
14-Jan-2018 08:58 (125°) 16:14 (236°)
14-Feb-2018 07:59 (110°) 17:24 (250°)
14-Mar-2018 06:46 (93°) 18:27 (267°)
14-Apr-2018 05:20 (74°) 19:35 (286°)
14-May-2018 04:08 (58°) 20:39 (302°)

N.B. Times are shown in GMT/UTC, so sunrise & sunset will be an hour later during British Summer Time (late March to late October).

Tide Information - courtesy of UK National Oceanography Centre

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Further information about this location

Name Website
Niest Point (Wikipedia) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neist_Point
Isle of Skye Website www.skye.co.uk

Accommodation and Refreshment

Name Type Distance (miles) Website Phone

Bayview House B&B



BnB 21 www.bayviewhouse.co.uk +44 1478 613340

Dunvegan Hotel


IV55 8WA

Hotel 7.4 www.hoteldunvegan.co.uk +44 1470 521497

Coolin View Guesthouse

2 Bosville Terrace


IV51 9DG

BnB 21 www.coolinview.co.uk +44 1478 611280
Scottish YHA Hostel Unknown (Generic) www.syha.org.uk -
Scottish Independent Hostels Hostel Unknown (Generic) www.hostel-scotland.co.uk -

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