Corsewall Lighthouse - Beacon Of The Irish SeaCorsewall  

“Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes; Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise” (Robert Burns)

Stranraer in South West Scotland has long been one of the main points of crossing between Ireland and Scotland. The Irish Sea can be tempestuous. Indeed 133 people died in 1953 when Princess Victoria (the ship, not the monarch) sank in heavy seas. Corsewall Lighthouse has been shining a light to guide ships into the harbor safely.

You can stay in the lighthouse in a selection of rooms each with a unique character. One has a sea-facing conservatory and all have amazing views of the scenery which, in my opinion, is some of the most beautiful in the United Kingdom. Some of the accommodation is more like holiday cottages than a hotel with period furniture, sitting rooms, and spacious bathrooms. The area surrounding the Lighthouse is home to the Seriously Strong Cheese Company who makes popular cheddar. The area is also famous for its Single Malt Whisky. The menu is mouthwatering and rich with seafood and hearty soups.

Corsewall Lighthouse

Corsewall Lighthouse hotel

Corsewall Lighthouse at night

Corsewall restaurant

Corsewall Lighthouse romantic dining

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Corsewall Lighthouse stairs

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Corsewall Lighthouse hotel room

Corsewall Lighthouse view

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Corsewall Lighthouse sunset

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P&O Ferry and Corsewall Lighthouse hotel

Stranraer nature

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Corsewall Lighthouse Hotel Kirkcolm, Stranraer, DG9 0QG, Scotland