Accessibility at Mull of Galloway

Summary accessibility statement

Before you visit

Check accessibility for events and activities.

How to get here

By train

Stranraer station is 27 miles (43 km) from the reserve.

By bus

Bus to Drummore, 5 miles (8 km) from reserve. The Mull of Galloway Trail provides a walking route to the reserve from Drummore.

By bike

National Cycle Network Lochs & Glens Cycle Route - South (Glasgow - Carlisle).

By road

Five miles (8 km) south of Drummore. Follow brown tourist signs from Drummore.

Sat nav POI file: If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.

Access to facilities

Visitor centre
  • Manual doors.
  • All one level with step-free entry and non-slip flat stone surface.
  • Four seats with backs in visitor centre.
  • Good lighting.
  • Clear print materials.
  • Staff and volunteers available to assist.
Nature trails access
  • Trail is uneven with a mixture of surfaces including rolled stone, tarmac, boardwalk and grass.
  • Benches with backs provided.
Viewing points

Steep stairway to foghorn viewing platform; viewing area via ramp in lighthouse grounds.

Picnic area

Picnic table at front of Visitor Centre with one space for a wheelchair user.

  • RSPB Scotland welcomes responsible access, in line with the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.
  • During the ground-nesting bird breeding season (1 April to 15 August) we request that you keep your dog close to you, preferably on a short lead, clean up after your dog and that you keep to the paths.