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Mull of Galloway Lighthouse
Situated on the most southerly tip of the Scottish mainland the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse sits in the middle of a Nature Reserve. Through a partnership with the South Rhins Community Development Trust the Lighthouse is open for tours on weekends during the summer season.
Mull of Galloway Leaflet
Situated on the most westerly point of the Scottish mainland. Through a joint partnership between the Northern Lighthouse Board and The Ardnamurchan Lighthouse Trust you can now climb to the top of Ardnamurchan lighthouse.
North Ronaldsay Lighthouse
This is the most northerly island in Orkney. The original beacon on North Ronaldsay was the third lighthouse built in Scotland by the Northern Lighthouse Board in 1789. In 1854 a new lighthouse was design and built by Alan Stevenson. Through a partnership with the North Ronaldsay Trust tours of the new lighthouse are available through the summer season.
North Ronaldsay Leaflet
Start Point Lighthouse
Start Point lighthouse is unique with its black & white stripes, situated on the tidal island of Start Point on Sanday’s exposed eastern tip. With the kind assistance of the Sanday Ranger a limited number of tours are organised to the light.
Start Point Leaflet
Serving the Mariner
The Northern Lighthouse Board provides over 200 navigational lights, over 150 buoys, Radar Beacons, DGPS, eLORAN and AIS, find out more about these navigational systems.
Serving the Mariner Leaflet
Truly versatile ships offering specialist marine support services.
Marine Services Leaflet
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Notice to Mariners
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