Getting Here

Rickwood House Hotel is in Portpatrick, near Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland. We make delightful stop-over accommodation for the Cairnryan to Belfast ferry (Loch Ryan Port). We are also ideally placed for visiting the Mull of Galloway.

From the North take the A77 (Stranraer) from Glasgow.
From the South take the A75 (Stranraer) from Dumfries.

Approaching Portpatrick on A77 from Stranraer or Cairnryan, fork right at War Memorial into Heugh Road.

After approximately 1/2 mile turn right at the crossroads up Golf Course Road. The entry to Rickwood is first on the left on the road to Portpatrick Golf Club.


Use the map above to zoom-in/zoom-out of our location, courtesy of Google Maps.


Click here to view a map of Portpatrick courtesy of Multimap.


Click here to view a map of Portpatrick courtesy of Streetmap.co.uk.

B&B in scotland with hot tub

Bus Travel

There is a regular bus service between Stranraer - Portpatrick. Timetables can be found on the following website:

Timetables for Public Transport
Routes to Portpatrick are detailed in timetables 367 and 411.


Our nearest airports are about 2 hours drive of Rickwood House Hotel:

Glasgow Prestwick Airport (1 hour 40 minutes)
Glasgow International (2 hours 15 minutes)

Ferry Travel

We make a delightful stop-over accommodation for the Loch Ryan Port - Belfast and the Cairnryan - Larne ferries. You can find ferry times and information at the following websites:

Regular ferry service between Loch Ryan Port (Cairnryan near Stranraer) and Belfast.

P&O Ferries
P&O Ferries sail from Cairnryan port, which is located in southwest Scotland, on Loch Ryan's northern edge.