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Visit Portpatrick

Portpatrick is an ideal base for exploring the Rhins of Galloway peninsula. A must see on any visit to the Rhins is the Mull of Galloway, Scotland`s Most southerly point. It only takes about 40 minutes to drive from Portpatrick to the Mull of Galloway where you can soak in the amazing views.

Portpatrick is located in the far western reaches of Dumfries & Galloway, Portpatrick lies on the western coast of the Rhinns of Galloway.  The village is about 8 miles south of the port town of Stranraer.


Portpatrick is a pretty town of pastel-coloured houses, set around a small bay with cliffs forming the backdrop. A former port for transportation to and from Northern Ireland, Portpatrick is now a peaceful holiday resort.

Sea angling is a popular pastime in these parts, as is walking, with options including a short stroll along the cliffs to Dunskey Castle, the Southern Upland Way starts here and continues for 212 miles, all the way to the east coast.

Within the town, there are some great places to eat & drink, and several shops offering a variety of wares.

If you have any questions please feel free to ask us!

Self Catering Portpatrick

Choose Knockinaam House for your Self Catering stay near Portpatrick

A wonderful spacious modern holiday cottage sleeping up to 8 people. Perfect for a family break or group getaway.

Nestled in the lee of Knockinaam Wood, just 10 minutes drive from the picturesque fishing village of Portpatrick.

Here is a great video of Portpatrick - Credits to Scarlett Visuals.

Portpatrick is definitely on our favourite list of places to visit while you're with us. If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to ask

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