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Mull of Galloway Lighthouse

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Address: Drummore | Stranraer, DG9 9HP, Scotland
Phone Number: 441776840554
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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Absolutely beautiful location, very interesting and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. However, slightly disappointed that the tower wasn't open to go up had we known this prior to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Eleanor D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely beautiful location, very interesting and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. However, slightly disappointed that the tower wasn't open to go up had we known this prior to our visit we may not have gone. Definitely worth a visit if in the area and some lovely walks!

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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 your visit despite the tower not being open. The opening times for the tower are available on our website and on social media. We hope you will visit again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After a half hour drive from Stranraer and a few miles via a single track road we arrived to be greeted with the most wonderful views. The isle of Man seemed to be within touching distance, the Cumbrian Lake District and Coast spectacular, and the Mourne Mountains in County Down peeking through the haze in the distance. The walks are... More 

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Lancashire UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here whilst on holiday at New England Bay. The exhibition in the lighthouse building is really interesting. The chap on duty Harry Hill(!) Was friendly and knew his stuff. The actual lighthouse was closed due to very high winds but boasts views across to the Isle of Man and Ireland. Perhaps next time we'll get up there. The cliffs... 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. More 

Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The journey out to the lighthouse is along a single track road populated by many more cows and bullocks than people or vehicles. Plentiful and free parking is available when the lighthouse is reached with expansive sea views all around. The small museum is very good and of course climbing the tower to see the light (or lights as they... More 

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

Thank you for your review. More 

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this twice during a recent holiday. Our first time was after closing time. We were just having a nosey around the area and realised we could walk around the lighthouse and it's buildings including the fog horn. We saw red deer and gannets feeding. It was beautiful to watch the sun going down and the lighthouse turning and... More 

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

Thank you for your review of your recent visits to the Mull of Galloway. More 

Leigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit the area on holiday each year and the trip is never complete without at least one visit to the Mull. There is nothing quite like sitting on the grass looking out to sea here on a sunny day; its just beautiful! Fantastic bird life and lots of different insects to look for. Even on the foggy, wet and... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We hope you might pluck up courage to visit the top of the lighthouse next time. More 

Mansfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant place to visit, go to top of lighthouse and enjoy the lighthouse experience enjoy a walk along the cliff top The gaille craig tea room is a wonderful place to eat and have a drink whilst taking in the views

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful weather, stunning scenery and first decent espresso of our stay in Dumfries and Gallow! Convinced our kids would complain but even they loved the gorgeous scenery - especially looking over the railings to the rocks below

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this little gem, views are simply amazing!!! I didn't go up into the lighthouse as I'm scared of heights, there is a cafe which was absolutely packed and the car park was busy,if your a photographer no doubt would you capture some wonderful images, the road up to the lighthouse is a single track road so beware,... More 

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Gatehouse of Fleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I,ve been visiting the mull of Galloway for over 40 years and over the years have seen a fair few changes , one thing never changes and that's my desire to return. during our trip in july we managed to get up the lighthouse , its never been open on my previous visits .despite there being a lot of folks... More 

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