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Mull of Galloway Lighthouse

Drummore | Stranraer, DG9 9DH, Scotland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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 exhibition, RSPB reserve and Gallie Craig coffee house. We also have three former lighthouse keepers holiday cottages available for holidays or short breaks throughout the year. « less
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed our stay in the Principal Lighthouse Keepers cottage in April: comfortable, peaceful, and very atmospheric especially at night. The staff were friendly and most helpful. Be prepared to be greeted with howling winds that do sweep across the exposed headland! The panoramic views are most spectacular, and when you reach the top of the lighthouse lantern room, they... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great views from top of lighthouse in which is open during tourist season ..helpful and cheerful staff ..there was a vintage car meeting on when we arrived which made it more interesting ..on clear day can see Scotland England Ireland Wales and Isle of mann . Entry to light house was free ..nice gift shop at lighthouse and nice resteraunt... More

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Dover, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It is well worth the drive along the lanes to get here, It was a bleak and windy day but that just added to the atmosphere of the place, After visiting the nice little museum ( just the right size for me with lots of lighthouse memorabilia and things to touch ) and climbing up to the top of the... More

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

Thank you for your review of the Mull of Galloway experience. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and cake. More

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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20 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

There is an intersting museum to look round and for a small additional fee, you can climb the 110 steps to the top. There are 2 steep ladders, so it is not for those of more limited mobility. We went on a windy day and you could barely stand upright at the top!

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

Thank you for your review of the Mull of Galloway lighthouse and exhibition. We are pleased that you enjoyed yor visit. More

DENNY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We visited the lighthouse at the weekend and it was fabulous. The volunteers are very informative and helpful. It was a gorgeous day and so we could see for miles at the top of the lighthouse. The views were breathtaking and you kind of forgot you were in Scotland! The entrance to the lighthouse was very reasonably priced also. It... More

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

Hi NicolaL, Thank you for your review, we are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Mull of Galloway. More

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Lighthouse closed when we visited. Interesting but not "stunning" views. Also a bit hazy when we visited so could not see Lake District. Did this trip really to tick off most southely tip of Scotland But plenty of wild life - perigrine falcon, gannets, eider ducks, seals. So take binoculars

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Scunthorpe
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Set in a fabulous setting, (even on the day we visited when the weather was nasty). Very remote single track drive which is in itself worth the effort, however it must be sa i d that on the day we visited as we got to the wall next to the lighthouse we were greeted by some 'indeterminately intellectually challenged' person... More

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

Hello Tommee2, Thank you for your review of the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse and Exhibition. The day you visited sounds like it was the day when we had BBC4 visiting us filming for a TV programme about Quantum Physics and Quantum Biology. They were filming inside the Lighthouse and outside on the reserve too. The Lighthouse is open to visitors... More

Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

this is the kingdom of heaven , the centre is good for a nice we break and for coffee tea etc with stunning views , the lighthouse is nice and a walk down to the coast line this has it all , can see irish coast england isle of man if good weather but its just an amazing beautiful part... More

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Fresh air, spectacular views, lots of cows and a great hot chocolate. It can get a little windy and there are quite a few tricky paths for the less able bodied but a lovely experience.

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Remote lighthouse at the most southern tip of Scotland. Windy roads along some fantastic coastline. Well signposted. Free parking. Surprisingly good cafe and shop, reasonably priced, and great views. Visited the museum-informative.

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