The Auld Cairn, Cairnryan
The Auld Cairn is a 300 year old village house,situated on the shores of Loch Ryan with scenic views. Located half a mile from both the Stena ferry terminal to Belfast and the P & O terminal to Larne.
Stranraer rail station is a 10 minute drive away. A king-size bed and a view of either the loch or garden are features in each Auld Cairn room. A flat-screen LCD TV and free Wi-FI are also included. Stranraer Golf Club is a 15 minute drive away. Wigtown, known as the Scottish Book Town, is about 40 minutes' drive.
Website Telephone: 01581-200234 Distance from the Trail: 10m
North West Castle Hotel
North West Castle is a traditional family run hotel with 72 en-suite rooms situated in the heart of Stranraer, offering friendly hospitality with excellent cuisine, service and amenities.
Facilities include bar, restaurant, leisure facilities including swimming pool, sauna, spa bath and small gym along with a games room. Our curling rink is open during the winter offering great value snacks and drinks all day.
With over 50 years experience, North West Castle is the perfect venue for weddings, anniversaries, conferences, events and parties. Golf packages available all year round. Groups and tour parties welcome.
Website Telephone: 01776-704413 Distance from the Trail: on the trail
Tigh na Mara
Tigh na Mara Hotel in Sandhead boasts an enviable location, situated within a stone's throw of a beautiful stretch of unspoilt, sandy beach.
From our extensive menu you can choose a wide selection of dishes, created using finest local ingredients from the Scottish larder. Relax and enjoy an after dinner drink in our comfortable lounge area or venture to the public bar and enjoy a dram beside the roaring coal fire.
During the warmer months our beer garden is popular and is situated at the back of the hotel. The hotel offers eight en-suite rooms which have all been refurbished to a very good standard.
Website Telephone: 01776-830210 Distance from the Trail: 80m
Harbour Lights Guest House
The Harbour Lights is a Family run four star Guest House on the front of Stranraer with lovely views of Loch Ryan, just 400 yards from the start of the Trail and close to local shops and restaurants. We have five rooms all of which are en-suite with free Wi-Fi. Free public parking is situated across the road. Pack lunches are available by prior arrangement.
Website Telephone: 01776-706261 Distance from the Trail: 350m
Rickwood House Hotel
Rickwood House is an award - winning four star B&B in Portpatrick.
New for 2015, we have an outdoor hot tub - great for a soak after a day on the trail! Portpatrick with several excellent restaurants makes an ideal base for walking the trail.
We are at the start of the Southern Upland Way. Why not extend your walk by nine miles and follow the delightful first part of the SUW from Portpatrick to Stranraer?
If it helps, we`ll try to collect you at the end of your day`s walk. We have drying facilities and can lend you a map or walking poles.
Website Telephone: 01776-810270 Distance from the Trail: 10 Km
With breathtaking views over the village and harbour of Portpatrick, Fernhill Hotel is the best place in the area to relax and enjoy the superb walking nearby.
Our bar is welcoming with its cosy fire and our dining room and conservatory restaurant offer excellent cuisine using the best Scottish produce with a selection of fine wines on offer.
Well appointed, comfortable rooms and friendly, welcoming staff make guests return to Fernhill again and again. Free wi-fi and onsite parking.
Website Telephone: 01776-810220 Distance from the Trail: 10 KM
We are passionate about the food and dining experience we offer at the Craignelder Hotel, Stranraer.
Our stunning contemporary restaurant which is open seven days a week, creates the perfect atmosphere in which to enjoy great food prepared with care and using the finest Scottish produce.
Our en-suite rooms are designed to offer guests a comfortable and enjoyable stay at reasonable prices. We also offer great weekend and weekday packages including golf breaks.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Craignelder Hotel soon.
Website Telephone: 01776-703281 Distance from the Trail: on Trail
Castlemoor Holiday Cottage
Castlemoor Holiday Cottage, Mull of Galloway boasts an enviable location, situated within a stone's throw of the Mull of Galloway Trail. Castlemoor Holiday Cottage is located on the road leading to the Mull of Galloway and within walking distance. The holiday cottage has two bedrooms, one double and one twin and a sofa bed in the lounge. You can watch the world go by from the lovely garden room overlooking the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse. Free WI-FI access.
Website Telephone: 01776-840326 Distance from the Trail: 1 KM
Ardwell Chalets are the perfect base for the trail, situated exactly halfway between Stranraer and the Mull of Galloway in the tiny village of Ardwell on the shore of Luce Bay.
There are six wooden chalets each with a large liviong room, two bedrooms, kitchenette and bathroom with bath and shower above. Chalets sleep between four and six. In front of them is a grassy area where children and pets can run around and play safely or swim, paddle and explore the rock pools. All have a full length balcony to relax and take in the spectactacular views of the water and the Galloway Hills. Ample free parking.
Dogs are very welcome as we are pet friendly!