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Mull of Galloway Lighthouse

Drummore | Stranraer, DG9 9HP, Scotland
+44 1776 840554
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Outstanding site to visit

The lighthouse and associated exhibition room and RSPB centre are a worthy must do for anyone... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Skoods
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Dunedin, Florida
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Amazing views

It is well worth the drive down to the point for the fantastic sea views. The footpath around the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maureen H
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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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The Mull of Galloway is Scotland's most Southerly Point and 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 Exhibition of Lighthouse History, RSPB reserve and visitor centre and Gallie Craig coffee house. Visit our website for seasonal opening times and to plan your visit. We have regular Engine and Foghorn demonstrations, check our website for details. Group bookings are welcome by arrangement. Our vintage Engines and Foghorn are now fully refurbished and are running again after 30 years. Our three former Lighthouse Keepers Cottages are available for holidays throughout the year. Pets are welcome. The cottages can be booked individually or as a group - we can accommodate up to 16 guests plus infants. The Mull of Galloway is an authorised location for weddings, see our website.
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Drummore | Stranraer, DG9 9HP, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The lighthouse and associated exhibition room and RSPB centre are a worthy must do for anyone visiting the area. We have experienced the lighthouse in glorious weather meaning the view from the top meant we could see England, Wales, The Isle of Man and Northern...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is well worth the drive down to the point for the fantastic sea views. The footpath around the cliff edge has information boards strategically placed which are informative and helpful. Great place

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RhinsofGalloway66, Public Relations Manager at Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and our information panels.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our bus driver said it was the "most interesting" drive of his long career and it was slow, winding and narrow but we passengers had the gorgeous views and none of the work. The lighthouse is, I think, Scotland's most southerly and its foghorn the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called here hoping to see some great views and scenery. Although the weather was not kind to us, the lighthouse itself was in great condition, and on another day we would be treated to the views.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a place, wonderful views, the Isle of Man and Ireland too. Seabirds everywhere. Definintely worth a drive up, very blustery on the day we were there !!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a view. The road up here is certainly interesting. Long 5 miles of single track. Must be a nightmare in the summer with the increased numbers. But April time was just so peaceful. Hardly any other vehicles when we arrived (just 6) Quite a...More

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RhinsofGalloway66, Public Relations Manager at Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and the views at the Mull of Galloway.

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

This was a stunning place to visit. Our teenagers were interested in seeing the most southernly point of Scotland even although they didn’t admit it. ..Haha. They found it exciting climbing the steps and ladder to the lighthouse. We all enjoyed the lighthouse tour and...More

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RhinsofGalloway66, Public Relations Manager at Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again sometime.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Sunday 1st April 18 we decided as we were staying in the area we would venture over to the lighthouse and so glad we did at first we couldn’t understand why it was so busy car parking was a bit precarious as we saw cars...More

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RhinsofGalloway66, Public Relations Manager at Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review. Yesterday was a very busy day and there were lots of visitors who came to see and hear the Foghorn. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and our very special occasion. It was a wonderful...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

We stayed nearby in Portpatrick and made the trip to see the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse. Unfortunately when we arrived the attraction was closed (due to winter opening hours). We were able to walk around the lighthouse and take advantage of some beautiful viewpoints and...More

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RhinsofGalloway66, Public Relations Manager at Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your unexpected experience at the Mull of Galloway. Steve has worked very hard to refurbish the engines and Foghorn and we are all delighted with the outcome. The Foghorn is now the...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

A visit to this attraction was recommended to us by the staff of our hotel - glad we took their advice! Not expecting much other than a lighthouse at the end of a very winding (but beautiful) single track road, we were pleasantly surprised. Very...More

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RhinsofGalloway66, Public Relations Manager at Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Mull of Galloway.

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Nandhaa
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Hi Nandhaa, Not the place to go in the Winter time. It is very remote and VERY exposed. . I don't think you would have a problem in getting a lift from a passing car providing you are not carrying a large rucksack. There... More
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