The Mull of Galloway: Walk 1

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The Mull of Galloway is the spectacular southernmost tip of Scotland, its windswept headland dominated by Robert Stevenson's lighthouse, its impressive cliffs home to teeming seabird colonies. This is a short route of two loops, totalling 2½ miles with optional diversions; the views are superb. A longer alternative (Walk 4873) was added in July 2008.

The RSPB's Mull of Galloway Nature Reserve has a visitor centre here, open daily from 10am to 5pm.

Mull of Galloway website:

There is a cafe nearby; see 'additional information'.

Information for Dog Owners: subject to the normal precautions to be observed by dog-owners when walking in sheep country, this walk is considered suitable for biddable dogs.

Scotland - South Scotland - Dumfries and Galloway - Coast


Ancient Monument, Birds, Butterflies, Cafe, Flowers, Good for Kids, Great Views, Hills or Fells, Museum, National Trust, Restaurant, Sea, Toilets, Wildlife