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Mull of Galloway Lighthouse

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Address: Drummore | Stranraer, DG9 9HP, Scotland
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+44 1776 840554
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Mull of Galloway is Scotland's most southerly point and is one of its...

The Mull of Galloway is Scotland's most southerly point and is one of its least known areas, remaining an unspoiled paradise for visitors seeking peace and tranquility. We hope you will enjoy your visit and discover for yourself the beautiful countryside, beaches, splendid views and warm climate.

Climb Scotland's most southerly Lighthouse, visit our Lighthouse Exhibition, RSPB reserve and Gallie Craig coffee house. Visit our website for seasonal opening times and to plan your visit.

We also have three former Lighthouse Keepers' holiday cottages available for holidays or short breaks throughout the year.

Dumfries and Galloway has recently been voted Holiday Destination of the Year by BBC Countryfile Magazine.

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My partner and I went here in December and we loved it. It was lovely to walk around and sit and watch to see if we could spot any whales or dolphins. We couldn't but it says you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2017
Emma R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

My partner and I went here in December and we loved it. It was lovely to walk around and sit and watch to see if we could spot any whales or dolphins. We couldn't but it says you can. It was very windy being the tip. On a clear day you can see the Isle of Man and the Lake... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely place to visit. The views are breathtaking if you are fortunate enough to visit on a clear day. Wrap up warm as it is very open.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

As the southern most point on the Scottish Mainland, this promontory is well worth a visit. Even in November, it was mild and in summer, I should imagine very pleasant with plenty of easy walking and/or picnic areas. Good views of England, Ireland and the Isle of Man.

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RhinsofGalloway66, Public Relations Manager at Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, responded to this review

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We decided to take a detour on our trip from Carlisle to Ayr and drove to the Mull of Galloway. It added about two hours onto our journey but I think it was worth it. The last bit of the journey before you get to the Mull is along narrow winding lanes with passing places for you and people coming... More 

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RhinsofGalloway66, Public Relations Manager at Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and well done on climbing to the top of the lighthouse. More 

Penrith, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Great situation, fabulous view but had closed early despite the sign on the gate saying it was open.

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RhinsofGalloway66, Public Relations Manager at Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the views when you visited. Please accept our apologies if the exhibition was closed when you visited. Generally the exhibition is open until 4pm and will only close early due to operational reasons or for reasons beyond our control. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Great visit to this stunning area . The lighthouse is fantastic , climb to the top for panoramic views. The outdoor centre has decent coffee and food , with great views of the Irish sea. Walk along the cliffs watch birds ,may even catch sight of a perversions.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

On holiday to west coast so thought we would take in Scotland's most southerly point. Breathtaking scenery and as it was a clear day, we could see Ireland and Isle of Man from there. Lots of interesting facts on boards around the area, some fantastic walks. Very wild and windy on our visit but it was invigorating and really gave... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Spent 4 nights here in October. Did not rain and visibility was perfect every day. Stunning sunrises. Cottage was excellent. Wifi provided by satellite. So peaceful. Lots to see in area. Port Patrick and Castle Kennedy well worth a visit.

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RhinsofGalloway66, Public Relations Manager at Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your holiday in the Lighthouse Holiday Cottages. More 

Appleby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing views, spectacular cliffs and seascapes. Plus theres a cafe and a lighthouse with exhibition! Well worth the drive, a hidden gem awaits.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The drive to it may not be 'motorway' standard but when you arrive it has been well worth the effort. Spectacular views to Ireland , England and the Isle of Man. Visit the RSPB Centre on the Mull. Loads of things for adults and children and a LIVE Web Cam to view the birds.

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