Portpatrick

Towns & Villages

    Portpatrick is a seaside town on the western shore of the Rhinns of Galloway peninsula.

    Portpatrick is a pretty town of pastel-coloured houses, set around a small bay with cliffs forming the backdrop. A former port for transportation to and from Northern Ireland, Portpatrick is now a peaceful holiday resort.

    Sea angling is a popular pastime in these parts, as is walking, with options including a short stroll along the cliffs to Dunskey Castle. The Southern Upland Way starts here and continues for 212 miles, all the way to the east coast.

    Portpatrick Folk Festival is a three-day celebration of folk music which takes place in September.

    Within the town, there are some great places to eat, and several shops offering a variety of wares. 

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