: Carraig Fhada (often known as PORT ELLEN Lighthouse)
Location: Island of Islay, Scotland
About: This unusual lighthouse with square tower was commissioned in 1832 by Walter Frederick Campbell in memory of Lady Ellenor Campbell, his wife. There is a plaque above the door at the lighthouse, part of the inscription on the plaque reads:
“Ye who mid storms and tempests stray in dangers midnight hour. Behold where shines this friendly ray and hail its guardian tower.”
At a height of 17 metres, this lighthouse stands on the headland known as Carraig Fhada with a lovely beach called singing sands close by. In order to reach the lighthouse you go over rocks via a small bridge.
Photo: Soozy and Colin Wilson