Hotels in Stranraer
A family run hotel with obvious attention to detail, two dining options and many fun ways for guests to spend their leisure time. A must for curling fans!
In and around Stranraer
Castle Kennedy Gardens
Experience the majesty of these 75-acre, landscaped, loch-side gardens. Enjoy the stunning fauna, blooming with the seasons against the beautiful backdrop of Scottish countryside. There are many nature trails to explore, where guests have the opportunity to spot many species of nesting birds. The ruins of the 16th century Castle Kennedy further add to the romantic and magical atmosphere of these beautiful gardens.
From Scotland’s oldest ploughs to relics from Arctic explorers, this fascinating museum gives a great insight into the history of the local area. Visitors can learn from 3D photographs, interactive displays and an ever-changing roster of guest exhibitions. Enjoy displays focussing on archaeology, agriculture and maritime history.
Castle of St John
This early 16th century tower house castle has been used for many purposes over its lifetime including as a court, prison, home and military garrison. This iconic castle stands proud in the centre of town, commanding views of the surrounding area and is open to the public. The interior has now been transformed into a museum, which details the history of the castle through the years as well as its inhabitants, including the man who built it, Ninian Adair of Kilhurst.
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