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Galloway Point Holiday Park
"This park is beautiful having been taken over by new management and new owners. Extremely clean and tidy, peaceful with fantastics views and wonderful walks, would highly recommend this ..." More

Galloway Point Holiday Park
"FANTASTIC SINCE ITS RECENT TAKEOVER THE NEW OWNERS HAVE TAKEN THIS RUN DOWN PARK AND STARTED TO MAKE IT INTO A PLACE YOU WOULD LIKE TO VISIT CANT WAIT TO ..." More

Portpatrick Hotel
"In April we booked 3 nights at this hotel and on arrival were alloted Room 2. My immediate observation was that it had no window - just a delapidated ..." More

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Portpatrick is a fishing and holiday resort in Dumfries and Galloway situated on the south-west coast of Scotland close to the Rhins of Galloway. The village dates back to c1500 with the ruins of Dunskey Castle on the clifftop to the south and the roofless remains of the Old Parish Church with its circular tower. Portpatrick’s first pier was built in 1774 and was the main port for trade with Ireland during the 17th and 18th centuries, however, the harbour became unsuitable for the large steamships and in the 1860’s trade moved to neighbouring Stranraer. Portpatrick is a beautiful resort and is a popular tourist destination complete with shops, a selection of holiday accommodation, hotels and restaurants. At the southern end of the village are the small harbour Lighthouse and the Lighthouse Pottery, pleasure and fishing boat-trips are offered from the harbour. The Southern Upland Way is a well-known 212 mile walk starting from Portpatrick, walking though forest and moorland heading east to Cockburnspath in Berwickshire, the route takes in picturesque scenery, wildlife and ancient historical features including standing stones, hut circles and cairns. Nearby attractions include an 18-hole championship golf course on the shores of Lochryan, Castle Kennedy and Gardens, Logan Botanic Garden and Creetown Gem Rock Museum with exhibits from all over the world.

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Galloway Point Holiday Park

Golf Club

Portpatrick Golf Club

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Commercial Inn
Crown Hotel
Harbour House Hotel

Restaurant

Campbell’s Restaurant
Crown Hotel
Fernhill Hotel
Harbour House Hotel
Knockinaam Lodge

School

Portpatrick Primary School

Shops

Green Gillie Country Shop
The Fruit Shop
Nancy Paterson
John Gillespie & Sons Ltd
Lighthouse Pottery
The Port Pantry
The Copper Wheel

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Portpatrick Hotel (0.18 miles)

Portpatrick Hotel
Standing in a commanding position, high on the Galloway Cliffs, The Portpatrick Hotel is magical and the vistas are unspoilt offering some of the most spectacular views in Britain.

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Dunskey Guest House (0.18 miles)

Dunskey Guest House
Gareth and Teresa Cole look forward to welcoming you to the Dunskey Guest House in Portpatrick, a family run guest house within walking distance of Portpatrick’s harbour, restaurants, pubs and shops. We are also the ... More | visit website
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Fernhill Hotel (0.18 miles)

Fernhill Hotel

With breath taking views over the village and harbour of the picturesque village of Portpatrick, Fernhill Hotel is the best place in the area to relax and enjoy the fantastic views, play the superb golf ... More | visit website

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Knockinaam Lodge (1.94 miles)

Knockinaam Lodge
In a romantic position at the foot of a wooded glen and sheltered by cliffs, this impressive Victorian house has furnishings that are bright, tasteful and luxurious. It stands in 30 acres of gardens and ... More | visit website
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Cross Haven Guest House (5.39 miles)

Cross Haven Guest House

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Mick and Gayle Holmes guarantee you a warm welcome on your arrival at Cross Haven. It is a beautiful Victorian villa refurbished by us to a high standard. Formerly a ... More

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Fernlea Guest House (5.39 miles)

Fernlea Guest House

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Close to Stranraer’s town centre and ferry port, this charming family-run bed and breakfast is housed in an attractive, stone-built Victorian property, boasting fine original woodwork and ceilings. With just 3 rooms, ... More

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Abonny Guest House (5.46 miles)

Abonny Guest House

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Abonny Guest House is a family bed and breakfast accommodation situated close to Stranraer town centre, ferry, rail and bus terminals.The guest house is totally non-smoking and offers both en-suite ... More

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Torrs Warren Country House Hotel (5.48 miles)

Torrs Warren Country House Hotel

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A quiet family run hotel ideal for the ferry to Ireland or exploring the Rhins in the southwest of Scotland. We have a licensed bar and restaurant and all the ... More

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Marine House Hotel (5.50 miles)

Marine House Hotel

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Jim & Fiona Wood welcome you to the Marine House Hotel website. Our well furnished and decorated hotel is in the town of Stranraer, in the southwest of Scotland. We ... More

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The Swan Inn (5.56 miles)

The Swan Inn
The Swan Inn offers the perfect place to stay when in Stranraer. Centrally located in Sheuchan Street, opposite the excellent Agnew Park with great views across Loch Ryan, located only 3 minutes drive from the ... More | visit website

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