LOCAL ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES
Evening meals & lunches available at a selection of cafes & hotel bars.
Lighthouse Pottery & gift shop.
Lifeboat station with exhibition.
GOLF COURSES within easy reach:
Golf Club - 18-hole links and 9-hole parkland courses.
Lagganmore Golf Course (2 miles) - a challenging 18-hole course.
Stranraer Golf Club (9 miles)
- 18-hole championship coastal parkland course.
Wigtownshire County Golf
Club (16 miles) - 18-hole links course beside Luce Bay at Glenluce.
Championship golf courses at Turnberry are a 40-mile scenic drive up the
The Southern Upland Way, 212-mile, long-distance footpath across the south
of Scotland to Cockburnspath, starts from Portpatrick.
Coastal walks to Dunskey Castle, Killantringan Lighthouse etc.
Hill walking in Galloway Forest Park.
Numerous Cycle routes on quiet roads & byways, and challenging off-road tracks.
Sea angling trips from the harbour.
Loch-fishing at Dunskey Estate.
Mull of Galloway - RSPB Reserve at the most southerly point in Scotland with
Wood of Cree Nature Reserve in ancient woodland to the north of Newton Stewart.
Wigtown Bay Reserve - estuary habitat with migratory birds, guided walks, hides.
In this unspoilt rural area, there is also an abundance of wildlife
including goats, deer, red squirrels & otters.
Dunskey Walled Garden & Woodland Walk - recently restored garden & greenhouses,
tearoom & plant sales.
Logan Botanic Garden - exotic plants, shop, cafe & Discovery Centre.
Ardwell Gardens - woodland & pond walks
Glenwhan - 12-acre hillside transformation, sea views, lakes, exotic flora, plant sales & tearoom.
Castle Kennedy - landscaped, with ponds, ruined castle, plant sales, tearoom.
STRANRAER: (8 miles)
Ryan Leisure Centre - swimming pool with flume, theatre, health suite, sports
Museum - local history
Agnew Park - boating lake, crazy golf, gardens, cafe.
Day-trips to Ireland from Stranraer - high-speed ferries to Belfast & Larne. Stena Line / P & O
Wigtown - Scotland's National Booktown
Culzean Castle & Country Park.
Aerial view of Portpatrick & Golf Course
Harbour & Lighthouse