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Neist Point

Address: Glendale, Scotland
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3-Day Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Glendale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
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Type: Geologic Formations, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The steps are pretty dangerous for little ones and its very windy. but its worth the walk for its great view.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We made it out here early to catch a sunrise and it was quite marvelous. Skye is imo the most picturesque place in Scotland that we visited. Neist Point was 2nd only to The Quairing hike in Skye in terms of what we enjoyed.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

My wife and I visited whilst on holiday in the Isle of Skye, Neist Point is on of the most of scenic locations. The steps down to the furthest point are very steep and not for the faint hearted returning back up but well worth the effort even for an OAP like me ....My wife and I loved it.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Want a feel of the gusty winds and gushing sea with absolute view that lacks adjectives, then Neist point it is for your wish. The lighthouse is absolutly worth the walk/climb against the wind. There is also a flight of stairs down to the sea if you could spot it on the way of your climb hidden in the ends... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We visited late October with my two young girls (5&7yo). Our motivation was the lighthouse and the hope to see whales and dolphins. We didn't spot any whales or dolphins unfortunately and the light house was a disappointment. My guess it was vandalized sadly. BUT the walk/climb&descent towards the tip of Neist point was spectacular. The views were magnificent! Well... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Looking for a path to walk rather than across the moors, this is a well maintained path though there are a lot of steps that again are quite steep but it goes all the way to the lighthouse. Interesting collection of what we Welsh know as cairns that visitors have built just the far side of the lighthouse. Look also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is on the most inspiring sites on Skye with a view out to Uist. On a windy day the waves crash up onto the headland and lighthouse which dominates the view. Also great fishing to be had.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Incredible fishing views and atmosphere. Go and enjoy. Fabulous for an able bodied person as bit of a walk down via steps.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The stairs down and up are worth the view of the lightohouse. If you're in a good condition, climb up the hill and look at the whole lighthouse from the top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Loved it here, was fairly easy to walk too, lovely abandoned lighthouse, and great views. Takes about an hour and a half too do.

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