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Lighthouse Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

LAST MODIFIED: January 25 2022


Gateway to Galloway (Gateway to Galloway, we or us) cares about the privacy of your personal information and is committed to protecting it. This Privacy Policy (Policy) explains what information we collect about you and why, what we do with that information, and how we handle that information.

For the purposes of the applicable data protection laws (the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), together with any implementing legislation, in particular, the Data Protection Act 2018), the company responsible for your personal information is Stranraer Development Trust. This Policy is incorporated into Gateway to Galloway’s Terms & Conditions (Terms & Conditions) and applies to information obtained by us through your use of the information, software, products and services made available through the GatewaytoGalloway.co.uk website (Website).

More simply put

Stranraer Development Trust is responsible for protecting your personal information. This Privacy Policy applies to information obtained through your use of our website.

Collection of your Personal Information

Gateway to Galloway collects information that, alone or in combination with other data, could be used to identify you (Personal Information), such as your e-mail address, name, physical address, telephone number, or employment information. If you make a purchase from Gateway to Galloway, we will collect and store your billing and credit card information. Gateway to Galloway may also collect anonymous demographic information which is not unique to you, such as your postal code and preferences (Non-Personal Information). Non-Personal Information is not linked to your Personal Information (for example, your IP address).

Gateway to Galloway will collect your Personal Information in a number of ways, including when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, or e-mail.


Lighthouse Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

LAST MODIFIED: January 25 2022


Thank you for using Gateway to Galloway.

GatewaytoGalloway.co.uk is a website operated by Stranraer Development Trust ("Stranraer Development Trust", "we" or "us"). Stranraer Development Trust is registered in Scotland under SCIO number SCO46306 and its registered office is at Clock Tower, Market Street, Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway, DG97RF.

Agreement between you and Gateway to Galloway

These general Terms and Conditions ("Terms") are an agreement ("Agreement") between you and Gateway to Galloway and cover your use of the information, products and services made available through Gatewaytogalloway.co.uk (the "Website"). By using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms, as well as our Privacy Policy.

This Agreement governs any use of the Website as a guest, member or otherwise.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website and for ensuring any contact details you provide us with are correct and up to date. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and that they comply with them.

The Website is offered to you conditional upon your acceptance of these Terms and any notices contained in these Terms and the Website itself. Please read these Terms carefully before you start using the Website. By using the Website, you agree to these Terms.

Please note that the statements set forth under the headings "More simply put" are provided as a courtesy solely for your convenience and are not legally binding or otherwise intended to modify these Terms in any way.


E-Bike Tour Download


Click on the link below to download an MP3 tour file to listen to as you progress.

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Lighthouse Tours

Explore the Rhins coast by E-Bike

By E-Bike Get up close and personal with the giants of the Galloway coastline when you explore the Lighthouses of the Rhins by e-bike.  A fantastic way to make the most of the striking coastal scenery and the quiet country roads, e-bikes make cycling suitable for almost everyone, and make several of the lighthouses on our tour easier to visit than travelling by any other way. Your e-bike tour booking includes everything you need to get started, including an in-person tutorial so the bike is perfectly adjusted for you to enjoy. E-bike Lighthouse Tours are available for half, full or multiple-day hires. To start your booking, contact us with details of your requirements and we will take care of the rest!
Click the Flipbook above to learn more.

E-Bike Tours

E-Bike Tours:

This self-guided tour of the Lighthouses of the Rhins gives you the opportunity to explore the lighthouses you’re most interested in at your own pace.  There are opportunities for refreshments and visits at some lighthouses. While some lighthouses have restricted access, there are viewpoints to enjoy them all.  

Your starting point for e-bike collection, safety training and return is the Gateway to Galloway Hub in Stranraer or the Harbour at Portpatrick.


  • Full Day   -  £35.00      10am – 6pm     8hrs
  • Half Day   - £20.00      10am – 2pm     4hrs
E-Bike Tour Includes:
  • A short in person training session
  • Paper instructions
  • Helmets and locks

Optional Extras:

  • Single pannier bags (£2.50 per bike)
  • Double pannier bags (£4 per bike)
  • Kids trailer (£10 per bike)



E-Bike Enquiry Form

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Enquire about E-Bike Tours


Simply provide some details and we will get back to you within normal working hours.


*Please note:

Enquiry forms are not confirmation of booking.

Minimum Age 14 to use the E-Bike 

Under 18s need to be accompanied by adult (18+)

3 Days in Rhins

Day 1 - Stranraer

Your first day in the Rhins can be spent in the fantastic Stranraer, throughout the year we have many events and activities, such as the renowned Oyster Festival - see our calendar for dates of all events in the area. Your day can be spent walking through the town, visiting our High Street shops, eating in our wonderful cafes and restaurants, soaking in the history by following our town trail or relaxing down at the harbour with an ice cream.

Day 2 - Portpatrick 

Portpatrick is a prominent seaside village in the Rhins. Steeped in a wealth of history, Portpatrick, and its harbour is accustomed to receiving plenty visitors. There are many food options to choose from in Portpatrick with many of the eaters boasting freshly caught seafood straight from the local fisherman. You can spend the day by the sea on the beach or walking up round the cliffs for spectacular views of the Irish coastline, visiting the ruins of Dunskey Castle. The putting green offers a chance to have some family fun or hone your skills before play 18 holes at Portpatrick Golf Course!

Day 3 – Mull of Galloway and Logan Botanic Gardens 

Drive to Scotland’s most southernly point. The celebrated Mull of Galloway lighthouse is the most southern point in Scotland and has a complete experience to enjoy the moment. The experience allows visitors to stay, eat and explore the Mull of Galloway. Visitors can discover inside the lighthouse and its features or take a scenic walk around the Mull. For keen nature watchers or those looking to learning there is a RSPB centre filled with information and look out points. Visitors can go to the Gallie Craig for some tea and cakes.

On the route back, take a walk around Logan botanic Gardens and discover the exotic plants and trees. The Rhins of Galloway location in the Gulf Stream makes for perfect temperatures for the exotic plants and trees to grow.


Local Taxis

McLean’s Taxi Service

Contact Number: 01776 705 555

Office: 21 North Strand St, Stranraer, DG9 7LD


Local bus timetable can be provided from Gateway to Galloway Hub . To book trips to Glasgow/Edinburgh on the coach please visit National Express or City link website.

Local Buses: Stagecoach

Coach: National Express & City Link


Scot Rail Services

Contact number: 0344 811 0141

Office: Stranraer Railway Station, Port Rodie, Stranraer DG9 8EJ

Nearest Airports

Prestwick Airport (PIK) 55 miles from Stranraer 

Glasgow (GLA) 91 Airport miles from Stranraer

Edinburgh (EDI) 125 Airport miles from Stranraer 

Ferries to Ireland

To book day trips or crossing to Ireland please visit Stena Line or P&O Ferries booking offices' or visit their websites. 

Stena Line to Belfast

Contact:01581 622168

Main Terminal Building Belfast Way, Cairnryan Stranraer DG9 8RG

P&O to Larne

Contact: 01304 44 88 88

The Port, Cairnryan, Stranraer, DG9 8RF


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