Mull of Galloway Visitor Centre – Scotland’s most southerly point RSPB Nature Reserve Lighthouse Visitors Centre and recently opened Gallie Craig Coffee House
Logan Fish Pond and Marine Life Centre – Victorian fish ladder, touch pools and cave aquarium. Logan Fish Pond has been open for more than 200 years and is a unique visitor attraction you will not want to miss
Creetown General Museum – Leading independent museum of its kind in the UK
Bladnoch Distillery – Bladnoch Distillery and Visitors Centre houses the most southerly distillery in Scotland
Stenaline – Why not use Portpatrick as your base and travel on a day trip to Ireland from nearby Cairnryan Port
Logan Botanic Gardens – one of the national botanic gardens of Scotland and one of the most exotic gardens in the country
Dunskey Gardens – walled and woodland gardens
Castle Kennedy Gardens – part of Stair Estates. The gardens extend to 30 hectares
Glenwhan Gardens – Gardens stand on the hill of Dunragit 6 miles south of Stranraer. 12 acres of gardens
Portpatrick/Dunskey Golf Club – Portpatrick Golf Club is situated approximately 2 minutes from The Knowe. Offering both 18 hole and 9 hole golf courses. Both courses have stunning views. Due to the temperate climate golf is played all year round. The Club is renowned for its friendly welcome to visitors
Stranraer Golf Club – The course has stunning views over the Isle of Arran and Ailsa Craig. It is a superb course
Lagganmore Golf Club – A new course laid out on agricultural land near to Portpatrick. This is an 18 hole course.
Wigtownshire County Golf Course – A true links course with 18 holes situated on the shores of the scenic Luce Bay
Ryan Centre Swimming Pool and Leisure Centre in Stranraer approximately 10 minutes away. The Ryan Centre also includes a theatre and cinema, games hall, children’s soft play area etc.
Curling – During the winter months curling can be played at the North West Castle Hotel in Stranraer.
The Southern Upland Way – Portpatrick is the starting point for the 214 mile coast to coast walk
Castle and Houses
Kirkmadrine early Christian stones – Situation of the oldest Christian site on the rhins of Galloway with a church established as early as the 5th century.
Glen Luce Abbey – Stunning property founded around 1192 with an exhibition of objects excavated on site