Knockinaam House, a warm welcome awaits you - Guaranteed.
A wonderfully refurbished holiday cottage
sleeping up to 8 people.
Nestled in the lee of Knockinaam Wood, just 10 minutes drive from the picturesque fishing village of Portpatrick.
Do you like the thought of stunning beaches, beautiful scenery, a mild climate, golf, fishing, walking sailing, swimming and also wildlife.
Look no further.
The perfect base to totally unwind, and explore the beautiful surrounding area.
Knockinaam House has everything you need for a lovely, relaxing family holiday or a romantic break.
If you would like to check availability, ask us a question or book a hoiliday, call us now, we are here to help you.
You're relaxing break awaits.
We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to our cottages soon.
Enjoy the freedom and privacy of self-catering accommodation at Knockinaam House - Sleeps up to 8 persons - Bring the whole family!
Our spacious house can sleep up to 8 persons although our minimum occupancy is two, (we also offer a couples discount.)
The house has three double and one twin bedrooms.
A nice feature of the house is that it has two lounges, allowing the whole family to relax together or in groups.
You’ll love using the kitchen at Knockinaam House, it is airy, spacious, and filled with all the equipment you’d expect from a good quality self-catering holiday home, including Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Dishwasher, Microwave, Washing machine and Tumble Dryer, as well as all the tableware, cutlery and kitchen utensils, to make catering for your party easy.
There's nothing better than opening the french doors from the dining hall and eating al-fresco on the paved seating area, and enjoying the tranquility of the coastal rural location. Simply chilling with a glass of your favourite tipple and watching the sunset go down or watching the antics of the wildlife is a magical experience.
Knowing that the children can run and play wild in the 3 acres of grounds surrounding the house, and enjoy the freedom to eplore and let their imaginations run wild, whilst knowing they are safe is amazing.
Of course if you would rather eat out, their are lots of local restaurants, and pubs, all supplying a wonderful array of different foods, to suit every culinary taste in the surrounding area.
After a busy day exploring, what better than to chill out and relax
by the open fire in our comfortable, cosy sitting room. Watch your favourite TV progammes using the Sky Freeview channels. If you feel you really need to reach out to the outside world and catch up with your emails – there’s wireless broadband available for you to use here at Knockinaam House.
We are sure that whatever way you wish to spend your holiday at Knockinaam you can make it perfect for you.
Making memories to last a lifetime.
We look forward help you plan your stay, why not contact us today. We would love to hear from you.
Just send an email or call us now to discuss your self-catering holiday.
Knockinaam House is a four bedroomed property.
The master double room, has the benefit of an en-suite shower room.
Two additional double bedrooms
One twin bedroom
All beds are made up for you prior to arrival.
Bath sheet and hand towel are provided for each guest
There is a bathroom, and a separate shower room on the first floor.
Cot and High Chairs
If you’re bringing a baby, let us know, and we’ll make sure there’s a cot and a high chair available for you.
The local shops in Portpatrick are a few minutes drive, or a 15 minute bike ride, from Knockinaam House.
The nearest larger supermarkets are in Stranraer, about 15 minutes drive away.
If you choose to order your groceries online, please speak to us prior to doing so, as some companies have problems with deliveries. We will help if we can.
Heating and Fuel
Knockinaam House, is situated in a the mild climate of South West Scotland, an area which is kept warm by the Gulf Stream running close by.
So most of the days are balmy and warm, however there may also be days where it is a little chilly too, but rest assured you will be kept warm at Knockinaam House all year round.
The house benefits from oil central heating throughout, and for that real cosy feeling there is an open fireplace in one of the lounges.
All the heating costs and electricity are included in the rental of the property.
A complimentary bag of logs is included in the price and more are available at a cost by request to the owners.
Family Holidays in Wigtownshire
The local area has so much to offer – a lovely climate, glorious beaches, stunning scenery and fresh air by the load. There are loads of activities for the family, and a lot of them on our doorstep and free to explore too. The Gulf Stream washes our shores, so the climate has a tendency to be mild all year round – look out for the palm trees as you travel about!
Knockinaam House is 5 minutes drive to Portpatrick and less than 30 minutes’ drive to the Mull of Galloway, and the Lighthouse, Scotland’s most southerly point.
A warm welcome awaits visitors to the lighthouse where you can go inside and see the spectacular view from the balcony. Find out how the old lighthouses worked from the Lighthouse Exhibition in the engine room.
Golfing in Wigtownshire
Scotland is a golfer’s paradise, and Dumfries and Galloway is no exception – there are several brilliant courses within easy reach of Knockinaam House. Here are a selection of courses available within the area:
Portpatrick Golf Club
Stranraer Golf Club
Wigtownshire Country Golf Club
Fishing in Wigtownshire
Get down to the old fishing village of Portpatrick and try your hand at sea fishing or ask about freshwater fishing permits, fishing boat trips are also available locally.
Birds and Wildlife
If nature watching and wildlife are your interest then you will not be disappointed in our area. The RSPB has several reserves locally and a wide variety of species can be seen from Peregrene falcons to puffins, and everything in between. The area is also visited regularly by pods of porpoise and the occasional basking shark.
Walking, Swimming, Beachcombing
There are so many lovely walks in the area you could spend a lifetime exploring them. We are lucky to have every kind of sea shore you could want, too, from beautiful sandy beaches, to spectacular cliffs and pretty coves. You can even visit the fish pond at Port Logan, an amazing place. The sea is safe to swim in around the area, but if it is too cold you can always visit the Swimming pool in Stranraer.
Places to Eat and Drink
We are very lucky to have a wide range of culinary experiences on our doorstep and within a 15 mile radius. You can sample extraordinary shellfish, fresh fish, all caught locally in the coastal restaurants. We also have restaurants offering fine dining experiences, if you fancy something a little special.
Along with a whole host of friendly coffee shops and cafes, and of course the best bar meals are all available to sample locally.
Directions from Glasgow - follow A77 south to Stranraer
Directions from Dumfries - follow A75 west to Stranraer
From Stranraer follow A77 heading for Portpatrick, Turn left onto the B7042 (follow the green signs for Knockinaam Lodge Hotel)
At the T junction turn left (following the green signs for Knockinaam Lodge Hotel). Take the next right at the wood (again following the green signs for KLH)
Knockinaam House is the next property on the left .