Part of southwest Scotland’s Rhins of Galloway peninsula, Mull of Galloway is the country’s most southerly coastal spot. Nearby to other popular Dumfries and Galloway towns, like Stranraer, the <b>Mull of Galloway Lighthouse</b> is a must see attraction. Hotels close by to the lighthouse can be found using the handy Expedia hotel search tool.
Mull of Galloway Lighthouse
Built by Robert Stevenson in the early 19th Century, the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse today proudly stands 26 metres high. Climb the 115 steps and, on a clear day, look out at the Isle of Arran, Cumbria and even Ireland! Guests should also keep eyes peeled for porpoises and dolphins in the surrounding waters.
Visit the Exhibition of Lighthouse History to learn all about the building’s past then stop off for a coffee and some cake at Scotland’s most southerly coffee house. The engine room is also open to have a gander in.
The Galloway coast site is a RSPB Scotland nature reserve, with rough grassland, maritime heath and lichen-covered cliffs - take along a camera or sketch pad and pencils to capture the stunning wildlife and scenery.