The Downshire Hotel

Address: 14 Main Street, Portpatrick, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, DG9 8JJ, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 14 Main Street, Portpatrick, is near Castle Kennedy Gardens.
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      Travel Blogs from Portpatrick


      A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Nov 08, 2014

      4 photos

      ... 1700s, but no running water, and only 4 rooms up and down. Then walked to the local church to see the rather over-the-top white mausoleum where Burns and his wife were buried. After coffee, drove to "The Sweetheart Abbey" at New Abbey. 13th century Cistercian abbey founded by Lady Devorgilla of Galloway, the wife of the founder of Balliol College, Oxford, (John Balliol) in his memory. When ...

      Edinburgh to Port Patrick and back via St. Andrews

      A travel blog entry by suzieb2 on Aug 27, 2014

      61 photos

      ... on a beautiful afternoon while Nina and I went for a nice long walk. We were in Portpatrick because it was a cute place that we enjoyed the first time around, and just wanted to putze around a bit and generally relax. It fit the bill perfectly. Onward, we headed back towards Edinburgh a few days later, dropping Will and Nina in Glasgow on the way. If anyone is interested, they were very happy with the "Number 10" ...

      Venture into Dunfries and Galloway

      A travel blog entry by deb.nicholls56 on May 19, 2014

      2 comments, 2 photos

      ... wipers being on opposite sides; how to
      adjust the volume on the radio etc! I also did not have a decent map! Despite
      all this, I made it to Portpatrick.

      Driving most
      of the way on the A702, I was very pleased when I passed the sign indicating my
      entry into Dumfries and Galloway. I stopped for lunch at the Clatteringshaws
      Loch Visitor Centre. A short walk along the loch’s edge leads you to Bruce’s
      Stone, ...

      Scotland - Southern upland way

      A travel blog entry by jamesandbre on Jan 02, 2014

      ... nothing dried. We packed up, had breakfast and off we went. The rain had stopped over night and the wind had calmed down. We walked through the pine plantation to come across numerous trees that have come down over the path, so we had to weave our way through the pines. Eventually we made it on to the track and we were off heading for the summit of Craig Airie Fell. The view from the summit was amazing as we could see where we walked from in previous days and where we ...

      First steps in Ireland

      A travel blog entry by pippat on Apr 25, 2013

      22 photos

      ... in a straw hat and wild eyes; just putting his big hand down calmingly on her knee when she said she’d be ready to die now, she’d had a good life and with the irish potato peel wine; Pochine you would be able to do that – 100 proof and lethal if bought form the wrong person.

      The airport is plain and hard bitten when compared to the glitz and glamour of Paris. Skies are grey, low and the air a bitter 6 degrees. ...