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Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club

Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club

 

Welcome to Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club

Situated on the coast in south west Scotland, Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club is just a short stroll from the picturesque village of Portpatrick and boasts two superbly maintained courses. Overlooking the North Channel to Ireland, Portpatrick Dunskey enjoys a temperate climate due to the Gulf Stream and is playable all year round. The Dunskey 18-hole, and the Dinvin 9-hole courses, which are a mixture of rolling moorland and seaside heath sit around 150 feet above sea level. Both courses offer spectacular views and on clear days the Isle of Man, Mourne Mountains and Mull of Kintyre can be seen.

Crown Hotel Portpatrick

 

 

The Crown Hotel is set on the harbour’s edge of Portpatrick. A delightful fishing village which offers unrivalled beauty, enduring timelessness, and proves to be an idyllic holiday destination.

The Crown”, as the hotel is affectionately known, is steeped in tradition, with a cosy inviting bar and stylish conservatory restaurant. Both blending comfort with character.

We have twelve individual rooms at the Crown, many with sea view.

All our rooms are en suite, all have shower and some also have baths.

Please note all our rooms are non-smoking.

All rooms have tea and coffee making facilities and flat screen televisions with over forty channels to view.

Ironing facilities and hairdryers are available free upon request.

Did we mention room 12?

That’s our honeymoon suite, a large room with sofa, coal fire, large flat screen TV and stunning views across the harbour.

Well worth the surcharge of £10 per night (in total, not per person).

With only three owners in the last 50 years, the Crown Hotel Portpatrick has become well known as a place that time and again welcomes back visitors who look for that something special, offering memorable experiences on every visit.

 

 

The Crown serves fantastic food all year round, fresh local seafood, wonderful seasonal game and locally sourced meats.

We have a very extensive Bar menu with food that runs with the rhythms of the seasons.

Our A La Carte menu has a large selection of our commended seafood dishes along with our quality game and meats.

We are proud to have been the past winner of the coveted “AA Seafood Pub of Scotland” and we’re famous for our fresh white Crab sandwiches, Lobster seafood platters and our Cod Loin Au Poivre, along with other dishes.

So, why not visit Portpatrick and make your own memorable experience at the Crown Hotel.

 

The Love Bug D&G

 

The Love Bug D&G offers stunning classic VWs

for Weddings,

         

Events and Corporate Promotions.

Tailor-made tour packages and bespoke itineraries available. Adorned with ribbons and bows to co-ordinate with your occasion, these classic beauties, like great Hollywood stars, never lose their appeal. Chilled bubbly on board.

 

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Galloway Point Holiday Park

 

 

Galloway Point Holiday Park is situated less than a mile from the popular unspoilt coastal village of Portpatrick, in the Southwest corner of Scotland. Overlooking the Irish Sea, the Park enjoys panoramic views taking in the distant Mountains of Mourne.

Dunskey Castle is located at the bottom of the park and the cliff walk from the park to the castle and down to the picturesque town is something not to be missed.

In 2020 Galloway point Holiday Park are providing rental accommodation to its visitors in tranquil surroundings and gloroius views across the Irish Sea.The rental season runs from March – October

Hideaway Lodges Located in the park with picturesque views

 


Touring Caravan Site

Gently undulating, covering 22 acres, Galloway Point Holiday Park, Portpatrick, offers its visitors peaceful surroundings. The touring season runs from March – October. With a mixture of hardstanding and grassed pitches, the touring section sits pride of place in the park with many pitches offering stunning views across the Irish Sea. Please note that tents are not permitted here at Galloway Point

 

*Modern Toilet Block equipped with wheelchair Amenities

* Laundry

* Games Room

* Play Ground 

 

The Post House, Portpatrick

Self catering holiday house in the heart of Portpatrick, a beautiful village in Dumfries & Galloway, South west Scotland

 

The Post House comfortably sleeps seven people in

1 x double bedroom,

2 x twin bedrooms, and a

single bedroom.

There are also 2 bathrooms and a cloak room, along with

Kitchen, Dining Room and Living Room.

The house also benefits from a private courtyard.

 

The Post House is situated within 100 metres of the beach, restaurants, tennis courts, putting green, and shops.

The Post House is within walking distance (5 mins) of Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club. The village is also popular for sea fishing.

Sandhead is a beautiful stretch of sandy beach near Stranraer. It is quite a sheltered beach and with its handy car parking, picnic tables and dog friendly status, it’s the perfect place for a picnic, a seaside stroll and a paddle.

Luce bay is designated a Special Area for Conservation for its dune, seashore and seabed habitats and the fantastic marine wildlife it supports.

Sandhead has a hotel within the village to cater for your needs from a snack to a full meal.

For those with an interest in history, the Kirkmadrine Stones which are thought to date back to the 5th or 6th century are also nearby.

The Mull of Galloway Trail passes through Sandhead on its way from Stranraer to the Mull itself and makes a delightful walk in either direction.

There are 23 golf clubs that are members of the South of Scotland Golfers Association. Courses range from wee 9 hole courses in the picturesque Galloway hills to magnificent 18 hole links round the extensive coastline. Green fees range from as little as little as £10 in winter up to £60 for Southerness. Great value is to be had on courses to suit all tastes and abilities.

Visit South of Scotland Golf for a comprehensive details of all courses at www.southofscotlandgolf.com

Connors Restaurant

 

 

John and Kirstyn Connor have recently re-launched this lovely Restaurant situated on the seafront in the stunning coastal town of Portpatrick.

Connors Restaurant has a new popular menu 

and a lovely new look inside.

                                                           

Ardchoille B and B

Heather and Jonathon welcome you to their home, the Ardchoille B&B, offering comfortable bed & breakfast accommodation in the attractive coastal village of Portpatrick in Scotland’s Dumfries & Galloway.

Situated overlooking the putting green and 100 yards from the sea front and harbour, we are conveniently placed for local walks and coastal scenery. Outside Ardchoille has a peaceful, pretty garden and ample off street parking. There is also secure storage for cycles etc. Well behaved dogs are most welcome (free).

Portpatrick has pubs and restaurants offering food to suit all tastes, many within 200 yards and some offering outside eating. The village has several shops for daily necessities, newspapers, Post Office, cash machine and gifts.

Stranraer, 8 miles away, has shops for most needs including supermarkets, petrol and Tourist Information Centre.

There are tennis courts, bowling and putting green within 100 yards and two golf courses nearby.

The start/finish of the Southern Upland Way is 300 yards from the front door.

The surrounding area has gardens, beaches and beautiful countryside to explore with many tea rooms for refreshments. Fishing, walking and bird watching are popular pastimes with both locals and visitors.

Heather and Jonathon aim to make your stay a happy and comfortable experience and hope you will ask them if you require any further help.

 

 Breakfast is taken in the ground-floor dining room.

We offer fresh fruit, yoghurt and juice, cereals and porridge. Traditional cooked breakfast with local produce or smoked salmon, served with toast, tea and coffee.

We can accommodate special dietary needs by prior arrangement.

Price: 2 double rooms and 1 twin room available, all en suite.

Bed and Full Breakfast from £65.00 – £75.00 per room, per night.

All three en-suite bedrooms offer comfortable, spacious accommodation with TV, and beverage facilities with home made shortbread and fresh milk.

Free  Wifi available.

One double room has sea views over the harbour and Irish sea.

The twin room is on the ground floor with level access suitable for the disabled

 

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Number 4 Portpatrick B and B offers a warm welcome, comfy beds and a good breakfast.

Just metres away from the harbour front. A beautiful place to be.

Number 4 is located on a quiet terrace set back from Portpatrick harbour front, just a few minutes walk from local pubs and restaurants. Parking readily available in village.

Initially 2 rooms, one kingsize  with en-suite bathroom and a small double with adjacent shower room. A further 3 at a later date. Spread over two floors. Outside seating overlooking putting green. Enjoy your morning cuppa in the fresh air or relax and enjoy the views after a day’s exploring.

Selection of breakfast menus available all featuring locally sourced produce. Simon’s speciality is home smoking so you may even find home smoked salmon or blackpudding popping up on the menu as a special treat.

Breakfast room with tea and coffee making facilities will be available for guests use at other times of day. Picnic lunches on request.

Ideally situated for exploring The Rhins of Galloway, Portpatrick is located on the west coast in the traditional county of Wigtownshire. This picturesque coastline was recently described by Gerard Butler as paradise whilst he was there filming Keepers. A huge choice of walks from the doorstep, Portpatrick is the start point for the well known Southern Upland Way – Scotland’s Coast to Coast walking route. http://www.southernuplandway.gov.uk

7 miles from Stranraer and the ferries to Northern Ireland.

Great for golfers too with Dunskey 18 hole golf course a short walk away and several other courses within a short drive.

More information on website – www.no4portpatrick.co.uk

 

On Portpatrick Harbour near foot of steps to Portpatrick Hotel

Limited 24 hour service

Corsewall Lighthouse Hotel

 

This very unique  hotel and restaurant delights everyone who has the good fortune to stay or dine here. It has the charm and romance of an 1815 functioning lighthouse with the comforts of a small very unique  hotel and restaurant.

 

Your comfort is assured by the owners who personally runs and supervises the hotel. A peaceful, relaxed and friendly atmosphere awaits you at one of the newest and most unique hotels that Scotland has to offer.

Some of Scotland’s most spectacular coastline is found within and nearby the 20 acre grounds of Corsewall Light House Hotel. The lighthouse galleries and public areas afford fine views of the Kintyre Peninsula, Arran, the Firth of Clyde, Ailsa Craig and even the coast of Ireland. The Iron Age fort of Dunskirkloch is found here. A wide variety of flora, abundant sea life, seals, birds and even deer can be viewed from here. On a clear night, the beams of several Scottish and Irish lighthouses can be seen.

Cool Licks and Hot Drinks can be found by the beach at Port Logan. We started Cool Licks and Hot Drinks after we heard the laments of the visitors to the beautiful village. We serve ice cream, cakes, hot drinks and cold drinks. We’d love to see you!

We are currently opening only on Sundays whilst the weather is nice. You can order our take home tubs so you can enjoy our ice cream in the comfort of your own home! x

                                    

 

The Old Colfin Creamery

 

 

The Old Colfin Creamery brought to you by Nick & Emma.

Offering a balance between old classics and modern dishes using seasonal local produce.

The Old Colfin Creamery where  warm welcome and a relaxed atmosphere greet you

We offer scones, traybakes & coffees.

Fresh sandwiches/salads are available as well as our main menu. We cater for dietary requirements eg Gluten Free.

Afternoon Tea is very popular at The Old Colfin Creamery (24hrs notice needed for this).

Opening Hours:

Mon&Tues = closed

Wed&Thurs = 10am-3pm

Fri&Sat = 10am-3pm & 6pm-9pm

Sun = 12noon-6pm

Telephone: 01776 820622

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Knockniemoak is a family-run bed and breakfast, set in the south west of Scotland. Knockniemoak B & B sits alone in three acres of land just north of the charming coastal village of Portpatrick. We have direct access for walkers on the Southern Upland Way, and are minutes from the stunning coastal scenery of the Rhins of Galloway.

 

We provide a warm and friendly welcome to all of our guests, and ensure that your stay is both comfortable and relaxing.  Each of the 3 guest rooms have an en-suite shower room and are furnished to a high standard, with premium linens and toiletries to offer you a little bit of luxury. You will also enjoy a complimentary beverage tray and a flat screen digital TV. We offer a large, warm, guest-dedicated lounge where you can relax and enjoy the beautiful views, read a book or watch TV.

We take great care in providing a fresh and tasty cooked breakfast that sets you up for a day in the Scottish countryside. Vegetarian and lighter breakfast options are available too. Locally sourced and homemade produce is provided wherever possible. Breakfast is served in our cozy dining area, and offers our guests the chance to share plans, advice and stories with us and other guests.

The popular coastal village of Portpatrick is just 3 miles away, offering fabulous restaurants, walks, pubs, golf and a picturesque harbour. You are also a short walk from breath-taking views of the Irish Sea and the Mountains of Mourne in Northern Ireland, as well as Ailsa Craig and Arran.  There are a whole host of interesting places to visit close by, including the stunning gardens of Logan Botanic, Glenwhan, Dunskey and Castle Kennedy.  We are happy to help with advice on what the local area has to offer, and will always be available for information and tips to make your stay with us a memorable one. In addition we can provide secure and dry facilities for both cycles and motorbikes.

   

Helensdale 

luxury self catering in Scotland for 6 guests.

Helensdale self catering accommodation is situated in a tranquil coastal location. The cottage sits above a rocky bay overlooking the North Channel and has amazing, uninterrupted views of Ireland.  Helensdale is in the enviable position of being away from the hustle and bustle of modern life and yet only 3.5 miles from Drummore. This village has a well stocked shop and pub which serves food. The Mull of Galloway Lighthouse which is the most southerly point in Scotland is only 3 miles away. Helensdale holiday cottage is located on a peninsula with a diverse range of coastal features.  There are sandy beaches on the East coast and a variety of cliffs, rocks and sandy coves on the West, so providing plenty of choice. The most famous of which are the delightful village of Port Logan and of course the picturesque fishing village of Portpatrick.

Helensdale has been completely renovated to provide luxury self catering Scotland accommodation.  This holiday house is the ideal choice for both families or couples wanting to get away from it all and enjoy the stunning scenery Scottish coastal cottages can offer. It is an ideal base for exploring the local area.

Open plan lounge/ dining/ Kitchen – with electric double oven cooker, microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer, toaster, kettle. Dining area has table which comfortably seats 6. Sitting area has leather corner sofa, ideal for relaxing and taking in the morning sunlight (this open plan area has 4 windows, mostly east facing)

 

Utility with washing machine & tumble dryer.

Separate lounge with open fire, TV, DVD, radio CD and stunning sea views.

Double bedroom with king sized bed and amazing sea view.

Twin bedroom with view over open countryside.

Shower room.

Upstairs – Double bedroom and bathroom with separate shower.

 

Discover Scotland is the largest independent holiday letting agency in South West Scotland, with a portfolio of more than 200 cottages, built up since 1982. We have a wonderful variety of properties on offer, whether you’re looking for a coastal holiday, city break or true wilderness experience. With properties accommodating parties of 2 up to 26 there really is something for everyone, including the dog!

Our aim is to ensure that holidaymakers receive a warm welcome and an everlasting holiday experience, ensuring visitors return time and again. We are always pleased to hear from holidaymakers before, during and after their holidays. Feel free to email, call or Facebook us, we’re open 7 days a week from 8.30am until 5pm. Or why not pop into our centrally located Castle Douglas office when passing by!

Knockinaam Lodge Hotel is a delightful luxury boutique hotel – one of Scotland’s finest small hotels. It is situated at the South West tip of Scotland, only 20 miles from the most Southerly Point, yet only two hours drive from Glasgow.

Our guests are welcomed to the cove with stunning views across to Northern Ireland, encompassed by 30 acres of garden with manicured lawns, which run down to a private beach.

Knockinaam Lodge is a wonderful hideaway with a warm inviting feel of a small country house. With friendly and attentive staff who pride themselves on bespoke service.

We have 10 wonderful bedrooms, five of these have spectacular sea views and one is a two bedroom family suite.  All our bedrooms have their own individual personalities blending the traditional building with modern comforts.  Each room is complimented by those special little touches making it a real “home away from home”.

Few small country house hotels in Dumfries and Galloway, indeed in Scotland, can match the array of awards possessed by Knockinaam Lodge Hotel – 3 AA rosettes, 5 gold stars Restaurant with rooms, & Taste our Award.

History abounds at Knockinaam Lodge, built in 1869 as a hunting lodge, this is also the site for a secret meeting between Sir Winston Churchill, General Eisenhower and their Chief of Staff during the Second World War & also inspired John Buchan while he was penning the 39 Steps.

This is an excellent place to celebrate special occasions, whether for one room or the whole house exclusively.  We are able to offer accommodation for up to 20 guests and seat up to 24 on one large table in the restaurant.  Everyone loves a “House Party”  What a way to create memories.

Seasonal Breaks are planned throughout the year, check out www.knockinaamlodge.com

 

Welcome to

Knockinaam House!

Here you’ll find a newly refurbished holiday cottage that sleeps up to 8 people. Nestled in the lee of Knockinaam Wood, just 10 minutes’ drive from the picturesque fishing village of Portpatrick.

Knockinaam House has everything you need for a lovely, relaxing family holiday or a romantic break but with lots of activities available should you wish. If you would like to know more then please don’t hesitate to contact us today on 01776 860 228.

 

                             

 

 

 

Harbourside Holiday House in Portpatrick

Harbourside Holiday House Portpatrick is a three bedroom self-catering holiday cottage (sleeping up to 6 people).  Sitting overlooking the beautiful harbour of Portpatrick with stunning views and a wealth of things to see and do.  Harbourside is the perfect self-catering holiday destination for couples, families and groups of friends. You can also bring your pet.

Portpatrick is one of the gems in South West Scotland’s crown. Nestled on the west coast of the Rhins of Galloway where the climate is mild and the scenery is spectacular.

The pretty village of Portpatrick has village shops, pubs, fabulous restaurants and is a perfect holiday destination. From Portpatrick you can explore the many beautiful beaches and coves the Rhins of Galloway is so famous for. There’s an abundance of wildlife to be seen and it’s a bird watchers paradise.  You are also not far from the town of Stranraer where there is lots on offer.  You can also catch a ferry to Ireland for a day trip from the nearby Ferry Port of Cairnryan.

If you enjoy walking or cycling, Portpatrick marks the end of the 212 mile Southern Upland Way. There are also great coastal walks directly from Portpatrick. If you’re a golfer, there are wonderful courses in and around Portpatrick.

Portpatrick Harbour

As its name suggests, Harbourside Holiday House overlooks Portpatrick Harbour. With a history that spans several hundred years.  Today Portpatrick Harbour has a small fleet of fishing boats and is popular with the sailing community.  Portpatrick’s ‘Explore’ lifeboat station is one of the village’s most popular attractions and you can go inside the lifeboat station, see the lifeboat and tours can be pre-booked.  There is lots of fun to be had at the Portpatrick Life Boat Week held at the end of July each year.

Eco Friendly Holiday Accommodation

Harbourside Holiday House is eco-friendly with central heating run on biomass wood pellet fuel. To add to the warmth and atmosphere, there are also two wood-burning stoves. When you holiday in the Harbourside you can be sure you’ll make the minimum impact with your carbon footprint.

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Henrys Bay House Restaurant

Henrys Bay House Restaurant is nestled in the West Coast town of Stranraer.

The menu features locally sourced fish and meat prepared and cooked freshly to order by local chef/restaurateur John Henry.

The restaurant also boasts the finest sun terrace in the area for alfresco dining and views overlooking the picturesque Loch Ryan where you can watch the ferries going to and from Northern Ireland and Cairnryan Port.

The comfortable and stylish restaurant and bar are managed by his wife Jane and her team of attentive, welcoming staff.

Henrys Bay House Opening times

Henrys bay house is open Tuesday – Saturday
Serving Lunch 12pm – 2pm (Light Lunch Menu also available)
Dinner from 5pm – 9pm

Early Bird Special!

Early bird set menu available,
2 courses £13.95 3 Courses £16.95
5pm – 6pm, Tuesday – Saturday

Sunday Special Menu

Served all day Sunday from 12pm – 8pm
2 Course Meal £13.95
3 Course Meal £16.95

For details of their extensive menu and for full details, please see their website.

 

Castlemoor Holiday Cottage Scotland

Castlemoor Holiday Cottage Scotland

 

Castlemoor Holiday Cottage
Dumfries and Galloway Scotland

 

Castlemoor Self Catering Holiday Cottage is set in a wonderful landscape near the rural village of Drummore.

Enjoy breath-taking views of the Mull of Galloway which is in walking distance, or even peaceful walks through coastal paths, enjoy scenic walks through the glens surrounding Castlemoor Holiday Cottage.
Castlemoor holiday cottage achieves one of the best views in the area which can be viewed anywhere in the cottage, why not make the most of the marvelous view in our newly built garden room and patio which both overlook the picturesque Mull of Galloway. The cottage has a comfortable living room with modern comfortable furnishings. Our >holiday home kitchen diner is well equipped with an electric cooker, a microwave, a fridge and a spacious family dining area which overlooks the Mull of Galloway, The main double bedroom is comfortable with a television to enjoy late night or early morning relaxation, the second bedroom has two single beds. All bed linen and towels are provided.
The Cottage also has private parking. A self-catering holiday at it’s very best! Castlemoor holiday cottage garden is perfect to sit back, relax and enjoy the birds and the wildlife around the cottage. Castlemoor holiday cottage garden is fully secure and safe for children and family pets. Pets are welcome at Our >Holiday Cottage Mull of Galloway.

B&B Accommodation in Portpatrick – South West Scotland – Vegan Friendly

At Rickwood House, we offer the only Visit Scotland 4 star B&B or Hotel accommodation in Portpatrick

We have a Taste our Best Award from Visit Scotland in recognition of our use of Scottish produce and welcome vegans and vegetarians

Portpatrick is on the South West Coastal 300 – SWC300 and Rickwood makes an ideal place to stop for two or more nights to explore the area as you pass Portpatrick on your way to or from the Mull of Galloway.

We are just a few minutes walk from Portpatrick Golf Course which has both an 18 hole (Dunskey) and  9 Hole course. Preferential rates (on weekdays) are available for our guests at Portpatrick, Stranraer and Wigtownshire County Golf Courses. Portpatrick Golf Club has excellent catering facilities as well as being one of Scotland`s Top 100 Golf Courses.

The putting green at Portpatrick is always very popular.

While Portpatrick has a population in the hundreds we have enough restaurants for visitors to eat somewhere different every night of the week. You can even dine in a nearby 3 AA Rosette restaurant and we can collect you when you are ready to return to your B&B accommodation at Rickwood.

For full information about who we are and what we can offer to help you make the most of your holiday in Portpatrick in South West Scotland, please click on to our website using the tab to the right of our picture for details………………

So if you are looking for a quality B&B in Scotland with a hot tub – please check us out.

 

Hot tub at Rickwood B&B in Scotland

Relax in our hot tub with a view!

Portpatrick is a delightful harbourside village on the coast of the Irish Sea. On clear nights, you can see the lights twinkling on the coast of Northern Ireland and the sun setting behind the Mourne Mountains!

Portpatrick is a great centre for touring the Rhins and Machars of Galloway including the Mull of Galloway, Scotland’s most southerly point, Wigtown – Scotland`s Book Town, Whithorn – Scotland`s Cradle of Christianity. We are also near Galloway Forest Park and the Galloway Hills.

Culzean Castle is a popular attraction for our visitors. The run up the Ayrshire Coast from Portpatrick to Culzean along the SWC300 is one of the most scenic for miles. You can stop off at Dunure on the way or check out the Electric Brae!  Ayr with its history of Rabbie Burns is only a few miles further up the coast from Culzean and is also a popular day trip from Portpatrick.

Don`t miss the ever popular Portpatrick Folk Festival on the first weekend of September.

So please book a few nights R&R at our B&B with a hot tub in Portpatrick, Dumfries & Galloway in South West Scotland! You can read more about us on TripAdvisor

 

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Yachts entering Portpatrick Harbour  – a great place for a holiday on the SWC300

 

 

 

Mull of Galloway Lighthouse Holiday Cottages

There are three stunning Mull of Galloway Lighthouse Holiday Cottages available for holidays and short breaks at Scotland’s most Southerly Point –  Lightkeeper’s Cottage, Kittiwake House and Puffin House. The three former Lighthouse Keepers’ Cottages are fully equipped, centrally heated, spacious and comfortable.

The Lighthouse Holiday Cottages are also pet friendly. The three cottages can be booked individually or booked together to cater for larger groups of family and friends.

The Mull of Galloway Lighthouse Cottages were home to the Lighthouse Keepers’ and their families who used to live and work at the Lighthouse. The Lighthouse was first lit on 26th March 1830 and was engineered by Robert Stevenson. In 1988 the Lighthouse was demanned and is now remotely monitored by Northern Lighthouse Board in Edinburgh.

Sea views and Wildlife

There are stunning sea views across to the Isle of Man, Galloway coast, Cumbria and Ireland. Located on a nature reserve managed by RSPB and with a wealth of wildlife on the doorstep and coastal walks these cottages are the perfect retreat for a lover of the great outdoors.

Climb the Lighthouse

For Lighthouse fans you can even climb the Lighthouse during the summer months and visit the fascinating Exhibition of Lighthouse History. Experience the only operational Foghorn on mainland Scotland with regular engine demonstrations and blasts.

Lighthouse Holiday accommodation

Set in private gardens above Portpatrick, Scotland, Fernhill Hotel commands stunning open views over the village, harbour and Irish Sea.

This picture-perfect panorama greets you as you check in to the hotel and is your backdrop while you dine or relax over a drink. Most of our three-star hotel’s accommodation also benefits from this unspoilt coastal scene, some with balconies perfect for relaxing.  Enjoy a cosy pre dinner drink in the bar before a  fantastic 3 course meal in our Conservatory or Restaurant which uses the best Scottish produce.

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The Tigh Na Mara Hotel is situated in Sandhead village on the shores of Luce Bay. The hotel is within arms length of a beautiful clean stretch of sandy beach, boasting breathtaking views across the bay.

The hotel offers eight en-suite rooms, maintained to a very good standard, with four located within the hotel and the others situated in the former cottages, joined onto the hotel. Every room has tea and coffee making facilities, colour television and irons and hair dryers are available on request. Pets are welcome in certain rooms and all of our rooms are non smoking. Fibre broadband is available throughout the hotel accommodation.

At the Tigh Na Mara hotel and restaurant we take great pride in the quality of the cuisine we offer. We utilise Scotland’s abundance of fine produce such as superb beef and lamb, fresh seafood and rich game combined with a vast selection of ingredients drawn from around the globe. Lunch in the restaurant is served between 12-2pm.  The full A La Carte menu is available during this time or if you require a lighter bite why not choose from our selection of sandwiches, served with a hearty bowl of home-made soup. Dinner is served between 5pm-8.30pm and booking is highly recommended to avoid disappointment. To begin, build up an appetite by sampling on of our starter dishes such as local smoked haddock wrapped on filo pastry and set upon a dill cream sauce or perhaps our strips of chicken and mushrooms accompanied with brioche bread and a creamy white wine sauce. For meat lovers we offer a wide variety of steaks, cooked on our char grill and fresh seafood is available from our weekly changing specials, which vary depending on the seasonality of the produce.  All menus can be downloaded from our website.

 

The hotel has a public bar where you can socialise with the locals, perhaps play some pool on our games room or simply relax with a dram, beside our warm and inviting log fire. During the summer months our beer garden is also popular, situated at the back of the hotel. We have also introduced dog friendly outdoor pods in our beer garden which are heated also in the colder months.

For the more active, why not experience the spectacular scenery of the Galloway Forest by foot, wander around one of the many stunning gardens, such as the award winning Royal Botanic Gardens, near Port Logan, or play a round of golf at one of four excellent local courses.

So for the ideal short break why not visit this un-spoilt countryside, were the scenery is breath-taking, the cuisine is local and freshly produced and most importantly the warmth and hospitality of the Fisher family and their team of staff.

 
 
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