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 3 Star Gold 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.
Our aim is to provide the best 3* Guest House Accommodation in Scotland. Our recent Gold Award puts us in the Top 10 of three star Guest Houses / B&Bs in Scotland. In May 2012, 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 Accommodation in Portpatrick South West Scotland 86 reviews and in top 20 for Dumfries & Galloway - Trip Advisor March 2009 - April 2013
Accommodation near Cairnryan - Belfast Ferry - Loch Ryan Port
Portpatrick & the Mull of Galloway- Find somewhere to lose yourself!
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 20 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 if required - please see following pages
Spaces within our grounds for all our guests. All parking in Portpatrick, Stranraer and Dumfries & Galloway is free!.
Conservatory 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.
Rooms, B&B Tariff and Booking Accomodation
If you would like to stay a while in Portpatrick and book a room, or rooms at Rickwood House Hotel, please use the booking form on our booking page. If you would simply like to make a more general enquiry about accommodation in Portpatrick, you'll find all of our contact information on this page – booking enquiries.
Portpatrick, South West Scotland
Whether you want a relaxing break from all the hustle and bustle of modern life or if you wish to take part in the various sporting activities in the Portpatrick area, you will find that Rickwood House provides you with your ideal acccommodation in Portpatrick - click here.
Portpatrick is a delightful harbour village on the Coast of South West Scotland overlooking the Irish sea with Northern Ireland, beyond.
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 Scotland's National Art, Food and Book towns.
Portpatrick hosts a wide variety of activities and events, from walking and cycling to Lifeboat Week celebrations and our Folk Festival.
Enjoy a round at Stranraer Golf Club
We are also within easy reach of superb golf courses at Portpatrick and Stranraer and further afield at Wigtownshire County, Newton Stewart and the famous Turnberry courses.