Situated in our own grounds in the harbourside village of Portpatrick on the coast of South West Scotland, Rickwood House combines quality accommodation with comfort & good food with a warm welcome.
We are a family run guest house – Visit Scotland 4 Star accommodation. Maggie & Fred Findlay are your hosts and have run Rickwood for 12 years. We describe ourselves as a Hotel Style Guest House as we try to combine the facilities of a small hotel with personal touches and attention to detail of a quality Guest House or B&B.
Until November 2013, our VisitScotland grading was 3 Star Gold placing us in the top ten of three star guest houses in Scotland The gold stars were, amongst other things, in recognition of exceptional service. Recently, our rating was increased to four stars making Rickwood the only 4 Star B&B or Hotel in Portpatrick. In May 2013, we won the Scottish Hotel Awards Guest House Customer Care Award
Rickwood House is situated quietly, near Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Course. We overlook the village and the Irish Sea yet we are only a few minutes walk from the sea front of Portpartick. We are also handy for a short stay if you are going to Ireland on the Cairnryan Ferry or Loch Ryan Port and would like to see what South West Scotland has to offer.
The house known today as Rickwood House Hotel was built in Edwardian times for the Factor of Portpatrick, Dunskey Estate, and was known as The Factors House. In 1959, it became Rickwood House Hotel.
Our Guest House has been modernised to a high standard and offers quality accommodation in six stylish bedrooms. All have en-suite showers, some have baths also, well stocked hospitality trays and DVD players. Two are on the ground floor.
We have a conservatory lounge for our guests to relax at any time of day either with a drink or just to enjoy the view. We have a large garden with seating areas for your comfort.
The Factors Suite - Rickwood House Hotel
Our master bedroom has been refurbished to a luxurious standard and is named the “Factors Suite” – to provide that extra touch of luxury. Please see our rooms & prices page for details. We also have a ground floor twin bedded room and king-size double room upgraded to a similar standard as The Factors Suite.
No 1 B&B and Hotel Accommodation in Portpatrick South West Scotland. 118 reviews and currently #10 of over 300 B&Bs in Dumfries & Galloway - Trip Advisor March 2009 - Feb 2014
Accommodation near Cairnryan - Belfast Ferry - Loch Ryan Port
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Rickwood House Hotel on TripAdvisor
We are ranked No1 B&B or Hotel Accommodation in Portpatrick, South West Scotland by TripAdvisor. We are also in the top 10 for Dumfries & Galloway- click here to view us on TripAdvisor.
Meals and Resident's Licence
We have a residents license and can provide freshly cooked evening meals up to five days a week if required - please see following pages
Free off-road Parking
Spaces within our grounds for all our guests. All parking in Portpatrick, Stranraer and Dumfries & Galloway is free!.
Garden Room at Rickwood House Hotel
Family and Pet Friendly
Children are made very welcome at Rickwood House. High chair and cot provided if required.
We are pet friendly.
If you would like to find out about our rooms or make an enquiry, please click on Rooms at Rickwood House B&B Portpatrick.
Portpatrick is a delightful harbour village on the Coast of South West Scotland. The village overlooks the Irish Sea with Northern Ireland, beyond. Click hereto find more about visitor attractions near to Portpatrick
Portpatrick is almost as far south as you can go in Western Scotland and almost as far west as you can go in Southern Scotland!
Mull of Galloway - Scotland's own Lands End
Enjoy a costal walk, walk along the harbour or venture further afield and discover Scotland's most southerly point, the Mull of Galloway, or visit Scotland's National Art, Food and Book towns.
Portpatrick hosts a wide variety of activities & events, from walking and cycling to Lifeboat Week celebrations and Portpatrick Folk Festival.
Enjoy a round at Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club
We are within easy reach of superb golf courses at Portpatrick and Stranraer.Slightly further afield are Wigtownshire County, St Medan`s, Newton Stewart and the famous Turnberry courses.