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Rickwood House Hotel

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

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Merlin Trail

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The Merlin Trail has recently been launched with the project being headed up by author Robin Crichton. The Trail is in four section, the first section of the Merlin Trail being the length of the Solway Coast from Ruthwell to the Kirkmadrine Stones near Sandhead on the Rhins of Galloway. Each section is split into […]

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South West Coastal 300

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Many of you will have heard of the North Coast 500 route in the North of Scotland. The route has become more and more popular. Fred has been a committee member of Visit South West Scotland for several years and has been helping them to start to establish a route in the South West of […]

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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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We found a lovely walk the other day. To Logan Mill just north of New England Bay on the Mull of Galloway Trail. W… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Easter Sunday was the day the Foghorn at the Mull of Galloway came back to life. Great attendance and weather for o… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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We have some availability for Easter. Stay with us and walk on this nearby beach - Larbrax. Portpatrick.me.uk pic.twitter.com/jfLsRFApLk

2 months ago

Looking for somewhere nice to stay this Easter? We have availability at Rickwood B@B Try our outdoor hot tub too! pic.twitter.com/Zf8yJDuHep

2 months ago

Looking for B&B accommodation in Portpatrick over Easter? We have vacancies at Rickwood B&B Portpatrick… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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