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Rickwood House Hotel

Heugh Road · Portpatrick · Wigtownshire · Dumfries & Galloway · Scotland · DG9 8TD

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Portpatrick Jazz Festival 2017

Portpatrick Jazz Festival

We are delighted to let you know that Portpatrick is to hold its first ever Jazz Festival this year. Portpatrick Jazz Festival will take place over the weekend of June 23 – 25 and will feature several bands ( 6 booked at present) offering a selection of New Orleans, Dixieland, Gypsy, Swing, Mainstream and Blues. […]

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Stranraer Film Festival 2015


We are excited to hear that a Film Festival is to be held for three weeks in October starting on the 2nd. The Stranraer Film Festival “StranFilmFest 2015” will be based at The Grainstore in Bridge Street, Stranraer. The films will be screened in a marquee inside the Grainstore which will provide a unique atmosphere […]

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Gardens near Portpatrick – Whats on

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The many gardens in and around Portpatrick hold a host of activities each year. Many of our guests at Rickwood enjoy visiting these gardens – The Gardens of Galloway, when they are on holiday in Portpatrick. We have listed some of these events which we hope will help you plan your holiday. We at Rickwood […]

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Portpatrick Life Boat Week 2015 – Stay at Rickwood House Hotel

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Portpatrick RNLI Lifeboat Week for 2015 starts on 2 August. We still have a few rooms available- contact us now! Lifeboat week is always a very popular time to visit Portpatrick and the week is crammed full of events. Another great reason to stay at Rickwood  – our wee hotel by Portpatrick Golf Course. The […]

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Creative Whithorn

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Arts & Crafts Trail in Whithorn 2015 If you are staying with us at Rickwood B&B in Portpatrick on 18 – 19  July we recommend you pop over to Whithorn as they are having a weekend of events and exhibitions, demonstrations and displays. Throughout Whithorn, 12 venues will be open for display of work by […]

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Ayrshire Commercial Vintage Vehicle Road Run to Portpatrick

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On Saturday 11 July, a convoy of vintage lorries, tractors, vans, maybe a fire engine or two, an anbulance – who knows, will arrive in Portpatrick. By Saturday evening, every available space on and around the sea front and harbour will be filled with an interesting vehicle. It is quite a spectacle and very popular […]

Mull of Galloway Events

Mull of Galloway Smugglers Weekend


If you are staying at our B&B in Portpatrick this weekend, remember to head down to  the Mull of Galloway. A Smugglers` Weekend is being held there on July 4 & 5 2015. The Mull of Galloway Lighthouse – Scotland`s most southerly ( where Scotland begins) will be open for you to climb and Scotland`s […]


Black Guillemots at Portpatrick Harbour

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Several pairs of Black Guillemots can often be seen in Portpatrick Harbour.



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Port Logan is always a favourite place for a stroll along the sands and maybe call in at The Potting Shed……

3 weeks ago

How Portpatrick looked in 1932 or thereabouts- nice to see so many at the beach. Sand still looking good today.

2 months ago

Happy New Year from Rickwood- the Loony Dookers were out this arvo braving the chilly seas in Portpatrick Harbour……

2 months ago

Really windy in Portpatrick right now! Huge waves. Thankfully electricity still on. #ophelia

5 months ago

Isle of Whithorn looking good earlier this week. Also visited the Iron Age Roundhouse at Whithorn. Highly recommend……

6 months ago