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“Amazing views more tower opening hours needed”

Mull of Galloway Lighthouse
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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 Lighthouse Exhibition, RSPB reserve and Gallie Craig coffee house. Visit our website for seasonal opening times and to plan your visit. We have regular engine demonstrations and group bookings are welcome. Our vintage engines are now being refurbished and are running again after 30 years. The engines used to generate the air for the fog horn. We have three former Lighthouse Keepers' cottages available for holidays throughout the year. Short breaks are available in low season. Pets are welcome. The cottages can be booked individually or as a group - we can accommodate 16 guests plus infants. The Mull of Galloway is now a certified location for weddings.
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Thankfully we arrived to a very sunny day, views are amazing although the lighthouse tower was closed so left a bit disappointed, I think this should be opened everyday in May as tourists like myself may only be in the area on certain days and specifically drove 100 miles just to see this attraction & the drive isn't the easiest but worth it for the views. Tea room was very nice.

Thank Jannette H
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RhinsofGalloway66, Guest Relations Manager at Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2014

Hi Jannette, I'm sorry to hear about your disappointment at the Lighthouse tower being closed when you visited the Mull of Galloway this week.
The tower and the exhibition are manned by a team of volunteers, although we open the exhibition daily during the season we are unable to open the tower daily.
We have increased our opening hours this year for the tower. We open every weekend and bank holiday and are open additional Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays during July and August. Our opening times are available on our website http://www.mull-of-galloway.co.uk/mull-of-galloway-experience/
We hope you will find an opportunity to visit us again soon.

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"isle of man"
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"rspb centre"
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"well worth a visit"
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"coffee house"
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"lake district"
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"light house"
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"fantastic location"
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"worth the journey"
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Reviewed 20 April 2014

Visited here on a really windy day!!!! So remote the road went on forever. Well worth the visit, the guide in the museum was very informative and there were as few interactive points, especially liked sounding the foghorn!!! There is a fabulous reastasurant which serves freshly brewed coffee, awesome cakes and great meals. We had the all day breakfast and it was delicious. Even tried the haggis!!

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Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

Great place to run around. Lots of paths to follow round. Steep steps down to the foghorn but the plant and wildlife is amazing. Mind and count the steps to the top. Long drive there but worth a trip

Thank Turkeylover72
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Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

We visited the lighthouse on a breezy, sunny Sunday and were amazed at the views from the top.
There are 151 steps to the top which take you inside the main workings of the lighthouse which is still in use today. The guide was enthusiastic and was able to answer any questions we had. We were even given a certificate to prove we were there.
Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Fin75
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Reviewed 7 April 2014

Visited this while on a visit to Scotland. Great escape once you are up there!! little bit of a windy one track road up but definitely worth the drive. A lovely cafe where we had a lovely cup of tea and haggis toastie. Very nice sitting taking in the spectacular views in such a remote location. Would highly recommend this attraction. (Don't know what that road will be like in the summer months)!!!!

Thank pauljaneUk
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