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

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Golf Courses near Portpatrick – B&B Accommodation.

There are golf courses in and around Portpatrick to suit every ability and taste. From a hilly cliff top course at Portpatrick Dunskey to  level coastal parkland at Wigtownshire County, Glenluce. Maybe a nine hole at Portpatrick, Dinvin or perhaps the interesting St Medan course where there are 18 tees but only 9 greens! The closest to Rickwood is Portpatrick Golf Club itself just a few minutes walk from our gate.

Portpatrick Golf Club, Stranraer and Wigtownshire County offer reduced green fees to our guests.

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,one of Scotland’s top golf courses is only about an hours drive away. Troon is also within the scope of a day trip.

Rickwood House in Portpatrick is ideally situated for a tour of these six golf courses.

Portpatrick Dinvin – 9 Hole

As well as the Dunskey Course, Portpatrick Golf Club has a 9 hole course.

Putting and Pitch & Put

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 Hotel at the top of the steps from the harbour.

Golf Courses in Dumfries & Galloway


Dunskey Golf Club

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.The vista includes the Mull of Galloway and Northern Ireland. Even the Mountains of Mourne can be seen on a clear day! If you are looking for B&B accommodation near Portpatrick Golf Club – please contact us!

View from the 13th Green at Dunskey

View from the 13th Green at Dunskey Portpatrick

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 quality meals are available.

Lagganmore Golf Course

Lagganmore Golf Course is only 2 miles from Portpatrick on the Stranraer Road. Lagganmore 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 also available.

Wigtownshire County Golf Club

Wigtownshire County 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. An added attraction of this course is that it is fairly level throughout.

This club also provides discounts to our guests.

Stranraer Golf Club

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.  It affords exceptional views over Loch Ryan to Ailsa Craig, the Isle of Arran and beyond.

Stranraer Golf Club kindly allow discounts to guests at Rickwood House Hotel, Portpatrick

Newton Stewart Golf Club

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 Golf Course

St Medan, Scotland’s most southerly golf course 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 greens, This makes optimum use of the hilly peninsula with its wonderful scenery and sea views. The course is next to Monreith Bay and a lovely bronze statue of an otter in commemoration of the author, Gavin Maxwell is situated near the entrance to the club.


The golf course is about 40 minutes away from Portpatrick on the way to Whithorn.