Northern Lighthouse Board

Northern Lighthouse Board

Mike Bullock, Chief Executive of the Northern Lighthouse Board, discusses the mission and history of this fascinating organisation in this online event from the National Library of Scotland. Northern Lighthouse Board has provided a vital safety service to mariners...
Lighthouse Poem

Lighthouse Poem

An email sent to the Mull of Galloway Trust: My name is Marjorie Sellar and thought I would contact you to share something related to the lighthouse. In 2011 my mother, May McCrystal (who was 81 at the time and is still with us and with all her faculties) visited the...
The Exhibition and Engine Room

The Exhibition and Engine Room

The Mull of Galloway Lighthouse Exhibition is housed in the former fuel store, workshop and engine room to the right of the Lighthouse. The Exhibition opened its doors for the first time on Good Friday 2009 after much hard work by a team of volunteers from South Rhins...
The Mull of Galloway Lighthouse

The Mull of Galloway Lighthouse

The Lighthouse, known as a Stevenson Tower, was built by Robert Stevenson. It took two years to build; work commenced in 1828 and the Lighthouse was first lit on 26th March 1830. The tower stands 26 metres high and the light is 99 metres above sea level. On a clear...
Thomas Telford

Thomas Telford

Celebrate the most westerly work of Thomas Telford in Port Logan The Mull of Galloway Trust has been awarded a grant from The Big Lottery’s Celebrate Fund to host this exciting event in Port Logan to celebrate the fact that the pier and lighthouse were built by Thomas...
Engine Switch-On

Engine Switch-On

Kelvin Diesel Engine Switch-On On Sunday 30th April 2017 there was a very memorable occasion at the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse. Two of the 1955 Kelvin Diesel engines were officially switched on after being silent for 30 years. There was a special event to mark the...