Links - Local

    Welcome to the Portpatrick web site. Here you will find a resource of information about the historic harbour village of Portpatrick.

    Portpatrick Folk Festival
    The Festival has been running successfully for several years now in the picturesque village of Portpatrick, South West Scotland. Every September, hundreds of visitors come to share a few days of lively folk performances and sessions in the waterfront pubs around the harbour.

    Portpatrick Lifeboat
    Welcome to the Portpatrick Lifeboat website, boats, the history, fundraising and more...

    Weather in Portpatrick
    Current Portpatrick Weather

    Logan Botanic Gardens
    Visiting Logan Botanic Garden, Scotland’s most exotic garden

    Glenwhan Gardens
    Glenwhan Gardens stand on the hills above the small village of Dunragit, about 6 miles south of Stranraer on the A75. We have 12 acres of gardens for you to explore, a tearoom, plant sales, two lochs, plenty of wildlife, and a wilderness area with pond and rough paths.

    Dunskey is situated on the coast in South West Scotland, overlooking the Irish Channel. The Estate is less than two miles from the beautiful beaches and the unspoiled fishing village of Portpatrick.

    Find out what is going on in the local area.

    Port William
    Port William and surrounding area is an ideal holiday area for visitors of all ages with safe beaches, a wide variety of wildlife - animal and floral, quiet roads for walking and cycling, golf, antiquities, wonderful sunsets, and a friendly welcome.

    Wigtown Book Festival
    Scotland’s National Book Town – a book lover’s haven – and with over quarter of a million books to choose from, old and new … it is impossible to escape empty handed.

    Mull of Galloway
    The Mull of Galloway is Scotland's most southerly point and is one of its least known parts, remaining an unspoiled paradise for visitors seeking peace and tranquility. We hope you will enjoy your visit and discover for yourself the beautiful countryside, the splendid views and good climate. There is much to see and do, at a leisurely pace and we invite you to explore our web site to find out more.

    Glorious Galloway
    Welcome to the F.A.B. Glorious Galloway web site where Galloway`s three theme towns promote good festivals, activities, beauty and so much more ... in this beautiful part of south west Scotland.

    Links – Region Wide is the regions leading source of tourist information for Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders. From places to stay to outdoor activities, discover hidden towns and villages plus great places to explore. provides you with all the detailed information you require to arrange your holiday here in Southern Scotland.

    Southern Upland Way is the most comprehensive source of information available to assist with planning a walking holiday across Scotland's coast to coast as well as shorter walking holidays here in Southern Scotland.
    Some of the world's best biking, guaranteed, with great local accommodation, food and fine local ales make visiting the 7stanes a must, so come and spend a while in Scotland's biking heaven.

    The Galloway Forest Park
    Experience Galloway Forest Park with its host of features, from seashore to mountain tops and its outstanding variety of plants and animals.

    Castle Douglas
    Castle is the community website for Castle Douglas locals, businesses and visitors. Castle Douglas is a small market town in Dumfries and Galloway, it is both a beautiful and quiet region of South West Scotland the ideal place to explore, stay and eat.

    Castle Douglas Food Town
    With approximately fifty local businesses involved in either producing or selling food and drink, it is easy to see why Castle Douglas has been designated a Food Town.

    Gatehouse of Fleet
    A warm welcome awaits you in Gatehouse of Fleet in the middle of a National Scenic Area on the edge of the magnificent Galloway Forest Park in the rural heart of Dumfries and Galloway.

    Cream of Galloway
    World famous producer of the best ice cream available with very popular visitor centre with something to do for young and old.

    Kirkcudbright has always been supported by a busy fishing trade. Behind the harbour the streets have housed generations of creative artists, a tradition maintained today by a flourishing colony of painters and craft workers. This has led to it being called "The Artists' Town" Other well known features of the town are the pastel coloured houses and wide streets.