Knockinaam Lodge


Portpatrick, Stranraer, Wigtownshire, DG9 9AD

    Michelin Dining in a beautifully secluded part of South West Scotland within 30 acres of private ground with stunning sea views over to Northern Ireland.

    Knockinaam Lodge is the only luxury boutique hotel in Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland. We warmly welcome our guests with personalised service, stunning individual room and suite accommodations, and a delightful intimate and romantic atmosphere.

    Few small country house hotels in Dumfries and Galloway, indeed anywhere in Scotland, can match the glittering array of awards possessed by Knockinaam – 3 AA red stars, 3 AA food rosettes – and 1 Michelin star (one of only 11 Michelin starred hotels in Scotland).

    Our luxury Scottish small hotel is set in 30 acres of stunning landscaped grounds stretching down to our private beach, just round the corner from Stranraer and Portpatrick.

    With only 10 luxury bedrooms and suites we provide highly individualised attention to our guests and their unique needs. We are a "home away from home" for so many of our guests. Spacious and stylishly designed, our uniquely crafted Scottish hideaway seamlessly blends upscale tranquillity with affordable luxury. Our hotel is just perfect for business, leisure or a longer stay in South West Scotland.

    And, for your next small corporate event, wedding, family reunion or social gathering in South West Scotland, Knockinaam Lodge offers exquisite, stylish and intimate meeting and event space. We’ll help you plan every detail to ensure your event here is a complete success.

    3 Small Hotel
    Taste Our Best
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    Opening times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    £160.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    £200.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    £210.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    £160.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    £160.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    £200.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    £180.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    £200.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    £180.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    £210.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)

    Reductions on the nightly rate are given for longer stays. All rates are inclusive of a five course tasting dinner in our Michelin Star restaurant, traditional Scottish breakfast and VAT.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Hotel Breaks
    • Seasonal Breaks


    • Baby Listening/Sitting Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome Children under 12 are not permitted in the restaurant during evening service. Children staying are served a high-tea at 6pm.
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • Conference Facilities available for up to 12 delegates
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents


    • Coastal Location
    • Remote Location
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome restrictions apply for evening dining
    • Dogs Welcome not permitted in restaurant or lounge areas but welcome in 3 of our bedrooms by arrangement and in the grounds when supervised
    • Groups Welcome
    • Single Travellers

    Wedding Services

    • Able to erect a marquee
    • Can use own suppliers
    • Civil Ceremony
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Religious Ceremony
    • Wedding Packages Available


    • Bar Available
    • Dairy Free with prior notice
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement Five course tasting dinner normally included in accommodation rate. Non-resident dinners from 7pm to 8.30pm by reservation only
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free with prior notice
    • Lunch Available Bar lunches available from 12pm until 1.45pm Restaurant lunches from 12pm until 1.15pm by reservation only.
    • Nut Free Meals with prior notice
    • Restaurant all restaurant meals by reservation only
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available with prior notice
    • Vegetarian with prior notice

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals with prior notice

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • TV In Room
    • WiFi free wi-fi throughout the hotel

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Free Parking On-Site

    Road Directions

    Easily accessible by road, rail or ferry.

    Road - Knockinaam Lodge is approximately 3 miles from our nearest village of Portpatrick and 8.5 miles from the town of Stranraer.  Glasgow is 95 miles from the Lodge and is approximately a 2 hour drive and Carlisle is 110 miles and approxmiately a drive of 2.5 hours.

    Public Transport Directions

    Rail - The nearest railway station is Stranraer (8.5 miles from the Lodge).  Taxi transfers can be arranged with prior knowledge.

    Ferry - Stena Line operates sailings from Belfast to Cairnrayn and P&O operates sailings from Larne to Cairnryan.  Cairnryan is 14.5 miles from the Lodge and takes approximately 30 minutes driving time.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by a ramp or lift :
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to the bar
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 1


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with a ramp
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath
      • bath with shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest

    General Questions

    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    3 for 2
    Valid 16 Jan 2015 to 28 Feb 2015

    Stay with us for two nights inclusive of dinner, traditional Scottish breakfast and VAT and have the third night bed and breakfast for FREE..

    Available on all rooms, subject to availability, until the 28th of February 2015.

    Call the hotel reception on 01776 810471 for availability and rates. Valid for new bookings only.


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