It doesn’t matter whether you wish to go for a rejuvenating holiday on your own, with your family or partner, a trip to Port William, a picturesque little fishing village in Wigtownshire is worthwhile. The town is situated in Dumfries & Galloway in the southwest of Scotland and is surrounded by hamlets such as Mochrum, Elrig and Monreith, which have a history that dates back to the late eighteenth century. With various options of Port William holiday cottages for you and your family to choose from for a short or long stay, you can completely enjoy the serenity and beauty of this charming little village in addition to the great attractions of the nearby areas in this part of the country.
Relax in Port William holiday rentals
Port William is located just east of the town of Stranraer , which boasts attractions such as the Castle of St. John, a sixteenth century tower house and Stranraer Museum, which has exhibits by James Clark Ross and Sir John Ross. To see the world's first ever indoor curling rink that is made of ice, make a trip to Stranraer's North West Castle. Since Stranraer is a bit further away from Port William, consider opting for Port William accommodation to enjoy both the tranquility of Port William as well as Stranraer's aforementioned attractions. One of Port William's great attractions is none other than Luce Bay, which is popular for its marine life. Here, you can find the lovely statue called Maxwell's Otter, which is on the bay's peninusla. The statue was named after Gavin Maxwell, who was an author, a naturalist and was famous for his work with otters including the book about otters that was entitled "Ring of Bright Water." By opting to stay at one of the cottages Port William has to offer, you and your family have the chance to enjoy river and loch fishing in addition to sea angling which are favourite activities in this part of Scotland. A visit to the harbour, which is another popular area, would give you the chance to enjoy the life size bronze statue of a fisherman, lovingly dubbed "The Man" who represents the way of life in Port William. With various options of holiday rentals in Port William , you and your family can pick the best place for a relaxing and rejuventaing break in this charming area of Scotland.