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Rickwood House Hotel

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

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Portpatrick B&B on TripAdvisor

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Rickwood B&B in Portpatrick has been on TripAdvisor almost since TripAdvisor was founded. Over the years we’ve been delighted that Rickwood has consistently been Number 1 B&B in Portpatrick. We still have our 5 rating based on over 200 reviews, however TripAdvisor seem to have changed the way they list businesses and now favour those […]

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Portpatrick Harbour Community Purchase – an update

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As many regular visitors to Rickwood B&B will know, Portpatrick Harbour was purchased in 2015 by The Portpatrick Harbour Community Benefit Society. This remarkable achievement was made possible by a community share offer which was a resounding success. The shares were fully subscribed within three weeks providing the Society with much needed funds and 550 […]

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South West Coastal 300 – SWC300

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South West Coastal 300 SWC300 update October 2018 The new version of the SWC300 has been gaining a lot of attention recently with the launch of the new website pages. We have also had a blogger staying with us at Rickwood, Portpatrick who will be writing articles for Scotland Magazine and one of the Sunday […]

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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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