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Mull of Galloway Lighthouse

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Address: Drummore | Stranraer, DG9 9HP, Scotland
Phone Number: +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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A lovely first trip into Scotland

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2016
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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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Thank you for your review. More 

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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Stunning Coastal Views from the lighthouse but also on the drive down, an area that is worth exploring. A great place to see and photograph seabirds The cafe was very nice serving a nice range of food and snacks at reasonable prices

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This was our third visit and we will be back. Its the most southerly point of mainland Scotland and its wild and has that remote feeling. Take a trip up the lighthouse if you can - the views as you can imagine are spectacular. Really friendly staff. Plus you get a certificate! Lively local walks along the cliffs and you... More 

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

Thank you for your review, great to hear that you enjoyed your third visit. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

September 25th. We share a curiosity about Lighthouses and enjoy visiting and comparing them. Mull of Galloway really excelled. The Lady at the desk was so friendly and helpful, she really made the visit more interesting and informative. The views were amazing, the mist cleared whilst we were there and it was wonderful to see so many sights.

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