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Wigtownshire - Stranraer

Stranraer is a town in Inch, Wigtownshire, in the west of Dumfries and Galloway, southwestScotland. It lies on the shores of Loch Ryan, on the northern side of the isthmus joining the Rhins of Galloway to the mainland. Stranraer is Dumfries and Galloway's second-largest town, with a population including the surrounding area of nearly 13,000.

Stranraer is an administrative centre for the West Galloway Wigtownshire area of Dumfries and Galloway. It is best known as having been a ferry port connecting Scotland with Belfast (and previously with Larne) in Northern Ireland; the last service was transferred to Cairnryan in November 2011. The main industries in the area are the ferry port, with associated industries, tourism and, more traditionally, farming.

Hotel Guest House/B&B Luxury Holiday Homes

The Downshire Hotel

Tel: 01776 810300

The Downshire Hotel is the oldest Hostelry in Portpatrick dating back to c1800. Originally used as a Coaching Inn it has been frequented over the years by many a weary traveller seeking Rest, Good Food, a Tipple and Entertainment.....Some 200 years on and nothing has changed.

Seeking Rest… Our comfortable rooms offer tea & coffee facilities, television and free Wi-Fi. We offer Double & Twin rooms with Sea Views as well as adjoining Family rooms.

Good Food… Our Restaurant offers a choice of Lite Bite, Early Bird and Evening Menus. Our more traditional ‘Pub Grub’ menu is available in the bar. 

We will be happy to accommodate any specific dietary needs with prior notice.

A Tipple… ‘The Downshire’ Bar as it’s known to the ‘Locals’ opens 11am daily (12am on Sundays) until late….offering ‘Probably the Best Pint in the Village’

And Entertainment….Catch up on the latest Sports and all the Big Games on our recently installed TV plasma surround system with Live Music at week-ends.

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Chlenry Farmhouse B&B

Tel: 01776 705316/07704 205003

Chlenry Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast - Castle Kennedy.

 If you really want a truly unique experience whilst in Galloway then the Chlenry is the place to stay.

Situated in its own private glen in the heart of Galloway, this comfortable old farmhouse offers Bed & Breakfast to discerning visitors.

The guest accommodation comprises three charming bedrooms - one twin, one double and one twin/double. There are two bathrooms - one private and one shared. There is also a charming sitting room with colour TV and an open fire, and meals are served in the pretty dining room which also has comfortable armchairs, colour TV and an open fireplace all for the guests exclusive use.  

Chlenry Farmhouse is an ideal destination for garden lovers with numerous beautiful gardens within half an hour's drive, for walkers because it is right on the Southern Upland Way and for golfers with half a dozen excellent courses nearby.

With Stranraer just 4.5 miles and Cairnryan 6.8 miles away, Chlenry Farmhouse is an ideal and popular place to stay if you're travelling across the Irish Sea to Belfast or Larne the next day.

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Portpatrick Holiday Homes

Just one of our properties

Tel: 01776 810300

Luxury Holiday Homes located in the heart of the picturesque village of Portpatrick…

Portpatrick Holiday Homes are managed by the Proprietors of the Downshire Hotel, Portpatrick and offer Self-Catering Accommodation with Optional Hotel Services ncluding ‘set priced’ Hotel Dinning (Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner) and a Home Menudelivery service.

Our Holiday Homes are located in the village itself, within walking distance of the Seafront, Beach and Harbour as well as Play Area and Putting Green for the kids.

Our Properties are available for ‘Weekly’ or ‘Short Term’ stays and can cater for Golfing Parties as well as Larger Groups up to 22 staying Guests.

‘Short Term’ B&B Rates per staying guest are available.

All our Guests are met on arrival and we offer a 24 hour Guest Services during your Stay.

Portpatrick Holiday Homes are all newly built or recently refurbished offering 
3 Bed and 2 Bed Properties, all with open plan Lounge/Dinner and a separate fully fitted Kitchen. The majority of our properties offer en-suite bedrooms.

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