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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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Places to eat in Portpatrick

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Portpatrick very probably has more places to eat than any small village in Scotland! When you stay a week at Rickwood you can  eat in a different restaurant or pub every night without leaving Portpatrick! Campbell`s Restaurant is owned and run by local couple Robert and Diane Campbell. While they specialise in fish and sea […]

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Dunskey Glen Walk near Portpatrick

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Another favourite walk of our guests at Rickwood B&B in Portpatrick is through Dunskey Glen to join the Southern Upland Way along the coast back to Portpatrick. The length of the circuit is about 4 miles. The walk incorporates easy woodland, beach and cliff top paths with plenty opportunities to pause and admire the views. […]

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Dunskey Castle – a Circular Walk from Portpatrick

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Dunskey Castle is a magical place, close to Portpatrick and this is one of our favourite walks. The total distance is just under three miles round trip. From Rickwood, walk eastwards along Heugh Road and see what birds are in the woodlands along the roadside. The last building on your right, The Old Mill House […]

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Logan Fish Pond near Portpatrick reopens 29 May

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We are delighted that Logan Fish Pond – always a popular attraction for our visitors at Rickwood House B&B is to re-open this summer on 29 May Unfortunately, in recent years, Logan Fish Pond has not been open on a regular basis for various reasons and sadly, some of our guests have been disappointed at […]

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New at the Mull of Galloway

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Regular visitors to Rickwood in Portpatrick may be interested in a couple of new developments at what is probably our most popular local visitor attraction – The Mull of Galloway, Scotland`s most Southerly Point. Several information boards have been installed at various vantage points providing interesting facts about the nature and history of the Mull […]

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Dumfries & Galloway is Country File Holiday Destination of 2016

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We were overjoyed to learn that, in a contest carried out by Country File, Dumfries & Galloway was voted Holiday Destination of the Year! In the nomination, Dumfries  & Galloway was described as “an overlooked corner whose time has come”. Dumfries & Galloway was voted for because of- amongst many things, its wonderful beaches – […]

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A great review for Rickwood House B&B

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We were delighted to see a new review of our B&B in the recently published Slow  Guide to Dumfries & Galloway, “Rickwood House Hotel, Heugh Road, Portpatrick.  There are six spacious, bright. well-decorated rooms at Rickwood House which is also the family home of Maggie & Fred Findlay , who moved here in 2000 having […]

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New Distilleries for Galloway and Portpatrick Brewery

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There have been some exciting recent developments in the Portpatrick area of interest to those who enjoy a tipple! Bladnoch Distillery near Wigtown Scotland`s most southerly distillery, Bladnoch near Wigtown has been closed for some time. We are delighted that Bladnoch Distillery has been purchased by David Prior, an Australian who has plans to double […]

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Stranraer Film Festival 2015

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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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Port Logan looking good recently. A great beach to fly a kite. Only 20 minutes or so from Portpatrick. Also visit… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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The Mull of Galloway Trail is a delightful couple of days walk. Why not try it, stay at Rickwood &let us collect yo… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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