The Mull of Galloway Trust and the South Rhins Community Development Trust (SRCDT)
The Mull of Galloway Trust was formed in 2012 to work alongside the South Rhins Community Development Trust (SRCDT) with the objective of acquiring and preserving the Mull of Galloway at Scotland’s most southerly point. The Mull of Galloway is a Site of Special Scientific interest (SSSI) and an area of national and local importance for the local community and holidaymakers and visitors to the area.
The Mull of Galloway Trust is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO), Charity number:SC043557. The Trust owns and operates the three former Lighthouse Keepers’ Holiday Cottages, RSPB Visitor Centre, 30 acres of heathland and the Foghorn.
Funding for the Mull of Galloway Trust has come from the Scottish Land Fund.
The Mull of Galloway Trust was shortlisted for the Nature of Scotland Awards 2016. We are shortlisted for the ‘Community Initiative’ and ‘Nature Tourism’ Awards. The award ceremony took place on November 24th at Prestonfield House Hotel in Edinburgh and was presented by Chris Packham, TV wildlife presenter. The Mull of Galloway Trust received a high commendation in the Nature Tourism Category.
South Rhins Community Development Trust (SRCDT) is a Scottish Charitable Trust (SC028349), formed in November 1998 following various committee meetings in the Kirkmaiden and Stoneykirk communities. The objectives of the Trust include the development of tourism, which builds on the environment, heritage, culture and the location. The SRCDT promote, establish and operate/support other schemes and projects of a charitable nature for the benefit of the South Rhins community.