Mull of Galloway Lighthouse Experience

Mull of Galloway, Drummore, Dumfries & Galloway DG9 9HP

01776 840 554

info@mull-of-galloway.co.uk

www.mull-of-galloway.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 20/09/2016

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Access Guide

  • The Lighthouse is 1 of 3 venues that make up the Mull of Galloway Experience along with the other venues nearby.

  • There is accommodation available at the lighthouse although it was unavailable to survey at the time of research.

  • The venue has seasonal opening times and please contact the venue for details of opening times.

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest National Rail station is Stranraer.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

  • The car park is located in front of the building.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There is/are 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The nearest designated bay is 24m (26yd 9in) from the accessible entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 32m (34yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.

  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.

  • Assistance may be required because there is / are loose chippings.

  • The car park surface is loose chippings.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • There are some accessible car parking overflow spaces on the grass here.

  • There are also 4 further designated bays within the main Mull of Galloway Experience car park.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.

  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway.

  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is portable.

  • Please contact a member of staff.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.

  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway.

  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are deep.

  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).

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  • This information is for the entrance located round to the rear of the lighthouse.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.

  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway.

  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

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  • The desk is 13m (14yd 8in) from the accessible entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).

  • The desk does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • There is not level access to the service.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the rear of the building.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 90cm (2ft 11in).

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  • Exhibits cannot be audio described.

  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.

  • Braille signage for exhibits is not available.

  • Touch tours are available.

  • The availability of touch tours depends on exhibition.

  • Video tours are available.

  • Concessions are not available.

  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are Ground-Balcony-Lamp.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.

  • There is not a landing.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are balcony and lamp areas.

  • There are deep ladder like steps at the top of the 115 main steps where a backwards descent is recommended.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on the balcony level of the lighthouse.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 46cm (1ft 6in) wide.

  • There are a further 2 deep steps leading up to this 115cm high door and 1 step down onto the balcony.

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  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • There are accessible toilets available in the linked RSPB building and in Gallie Craig Coffee House.

  • Standard toilets are not available.

  • There are toilets available in the linked RSPB building and in Gallie Craig Coffee House.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.

  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.

  • The assistance dog toilet area is located at the front of the buildings.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.

  • This service cannot be requested.

  • The photographs show the lighthouse lamp viewing platform and balcony.

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