3 Days in Rhins

Day 1 - Stranraer

Your first day in the Rhins can be spent in the fantastic Stranraer, throughout the year we have many events and activities, such as the renowned Oyster Festival - see our calendar for dates of all events in the area. Your day can be spent walking through the town, visiting our High Street shops, eating in our wonderful cafes and restaurants, soaking in the history by following our town trail or relaxing down at the harbour with an ice cream.

Day 2 - Portpatrick 

Portpatrick is a prominent seaside village in the Rhins. Steeped in a wealth of history, Portpatrick, and its harbour is accustomed to receiving plenty visitors. There are many food options to choose from in Portpatrick with many of the eaters boasting freshly caught seafood straight from the local fisherman. You can spend the day by the sea on the beach or walking up round the cliffs for spectacular views of the Irish coastline, visiting the ruins of Dunskey Castle. The putting green offers a chance to have some family fun or hone your skills before play 18 holes at Portpatrick Golf Course!

Day 3 – Mull of Galloway and Logan Botanic Gardens 

Drive to Scotland’s most southernly point. The celebrated Mull of Galloway lighthouse is the most southern point in Scotland and has a complete experience to enjoy the moment. The experience allows visitors to stay, eat and explore the Mull of Galloway. Visitors can discover inside the lighthouse and its features or take a scenic walk around the Mull. For keen nature watchers or those looking to learning there is a RSPB centre filled with information and look out points. Visitors can go to the Gallie Craig for some tea and cakes.

On the route back, take a walk around Logan botanic Gardens and discover the exotic plants and trees. The Rhins of Galloway location in the Gulf Stream makes for perfect temperatures for the exotic plants and trees to grow.