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Rickwood House Hotel

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

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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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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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Portpatrick Harbour Share Offer will make history.

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In August 2015, Portpatrick Harbour Community Benefit Society announced that shares would be sold in Portpatrick Harbour to provide residents with a stake in the future of  this famous landmark. Assuming matters proceed as anticipated, Portpatrick Harbour Community Benefit Society will be the first such society in Scotland with charitable status seeking to raise a […]

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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

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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

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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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