There are a number of excellent golf courses in and near Portpatrick, the closest being Portpatrick Golf Club itself which is just a few minutes walk from our gate.
Three of these golf clubs, Portpatrick, Stranraer and Wigtownshire County offer reduced green fees to our guests. For 2012, it is possible to play both Portpatrick and Stranraer courses for £50 subject to conditions.
Both Portpatrick Golf Course and Stranraer Golf Courses are listed in Scotland's top 100 courses. St, Medan Golf Course is the most southerly golf course in Scotland.
Further afield, Turnberry Golf Course, home of the 2009 Open and Scotland's top golf course is only about an hours drive away while Troon is also within the scope of a day trip.
Both Stranraer Golf Course and Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Courses participate in the VisitScotand Gateway to Golf Pass - 3 rounds for £80 or 6 rounds for £120.
Rickwood House, award winning hotel style guest house in Portpatrick is ideally situated for a tour of these six golf courses.
As well as the Dunskey Course, Portpatrick Golf Club has a 9 hole course.
Portpatrick has a lovely putting green down by the harbour which is ideal for all the family.
There is also a pitch & put course run by the Portpatrick Hotlel at the top of the steps from the harbour.
This course is almost on our doorstep. Dunskey Golf Course is an 18 hole par 70 golf course on which the 16th is named Rickwood after our Guest House!
The views from many of the tees and greens are outstanding as the golf course is on the cliff top and the vista includes the Mull of Galloway, Northern Ireland and even the Mountains of Mourne can be seen on a clear day!.
View from the 13t Green at Dunskey
Dunskey is listed in Scotland's top 100 golf courses. Dinvin Golf Course is a 9 hole, par 27 course.
Full clubhouse facilities, a professionals shop and meals are available.
Lagganmore Golf Course is only 2 miles from Portpatrick on the Stranraer Road and provides a good course at a reasonable price. The course has excellent views from many tees and greens. This is a pay & play golf course - no need to book and no dress code.
As well as a golf course, Lagganmore also has a driving range. Catering and changing facilities are also available.
This golf course is on Luce Bay near Glenluce, about 12 miles from Portpatrick. It is one of the most popular holiday golf courses in South West Scotland.
This is another 18 hole, par 70, true golf links course which, with its subtly sloping greens and changing sea breezes provides a test of golfers of all abilities.
This club also provides discounts to our guests.
Stranraer Golf Course is about 7 miles from Portpatrick. It was the last golf course designed by John Braid. Stranraer Golf Course is also on the top 100 golf courses in Scotland list.
5th Hole at Stranraer Golf Club
This 6308 yard parkland course in Stranraer is set on gently undulating ground and affords exceptional views over Loch Ryan to Ailsa Craig, the Isle of Arran and beyond.
Stranraer Golf Club kindly allow discounts to our guests.
This is also an 18 hole parkland course, 5840 yards, par 69 with spectacular views from every hole.
Newton Stewart Golf Course is about 35 minutes away from Portpatrick.
St Medan is Scotland's most southerly golf course and is a family-friendly 9 hole course laid out on the shores of Luce Bay. A special feature of St Medan Golf Course is that there are 18 tees playing to 9 holes making optimum use of the hilly peninsula with its wonderful scenery and sea views.
Golfers on St Medan Course
The golf course is about 40 minutes away from Portpatrick on the way to Whithorn.