To Do

Things to do

Wigtownshire is a beautiful rural area with many beaches, gardens and villages to visit. There is a cinema at Newton Stewart and the Ryan Centre in Stranraer houses a swimming pool, cinema and theatre. More detailed information about things to do is available in the house.

ToDo portpatrick

   Portpatrick Harbour

ToDo Ardwell+Gardens

Ardwell Gardens

To Do Cycling.

Mountain Biking

To Do Titanic-Belfast

Some Ideas for your Holiday

 Whether you want a quiet holiday or are an outdoor enthusiast this area has something for everyone.

• For golfers there are five golf courses within easy reach of Up Yonder and the famous Turnberry golf course is only an hour away. Local Golf Courses (Dunskey, Lagganmore, Creachmore, Wigtown County).

• Walkers are spoilt for choice with the Southern Upland Way and the many shorter walks in the Glenluce area. For the bike enthusiasts the world famous 7stane mountain biking trails at Kirroughtree are within easy reach. Safe storage is available for bikes.

• Fishing, horse riding, shooting (including clay pigeon shooting) and paintballing are all nearby. Fishing – river, loch or sea trips or view the fish pond at Port Logan.

• For those who want to relax why not visit some of the many beautiful gardens including Castle Kennedy Gardens which are in the grounds of Lochinch Castle home of the Earl of Stair, Logan Botanical Gardens, Dunskey, Ardwell and Glenwhan.

• The area is renowned for many quality restaurants from pub grub to haute cuisine.

• There are many safe sandy beaches a short drive away.

• Mull of Galloway – enjoy the most southerly point in Scotland over lunch in the Gaillie Craig.

• Ferries – enjoy a day trip to Ireland with the option of shopping, visiting the ‘Titanic’ Exhibition or taking a bus trip to view Northern Ireland’s tourist attractions.

• Ryan Centre – Swimming, health suite, gym or games courts.

• Agnew Park – boating lake, miniature train, go-carts, crazy golf.

• Or just realax and enjoy the steady pace of life in Glenluce

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    Ang Ela
    Ang Ela
    This house is big, beautiful and remarkably clean! I have never been to a countryside house so clean. I have slight OCD... and had no concerns living here for the week. The pictures do not do it justice on just how big each and every room is! Plenty of space for a large family/friendship group. All essentials provided as well as access to an outdoor shed to store bikes. The owners were more than helpful when we left some things behind. Cannot recommend enough!read more
    Claire Ball
    Claire Ball
    Had a fantastic stay at Up Yonder! Spotlessly clean, spacious and comfortable with a beautiful view of the sea. Would... recommend Galloway Forest for mountain biking, Stairhaven for a sheltered beach and beautiful west coast sunsets, the Cock Inn for pub grub with a view and Castle Kennedy for an outstanding garden (and pizza can!). Thanks so much for letting us enjoy Up Yonderread more
    Emma Chadwick
    Emma Chadwick
    An amazing place to stay! We had a wonderful holiday thank you so much xxx
    Shiona Bain
    Shiona Bain
    Just back from a great week at Up Yonder, lovely spacious accommodation with gorgeous views in a quiet location. Will... definitely more
    Jean Graham
    Jean Graham
    Fantastic big house; loved the two separate lounge areas and the spacious bedrooms and kitchen. We had poor weather but... still thoroughly enjoyed the week at Up-Yonder and travelled all around Dumfries & Galloway as well as taking a day trip to Northern Ireland. Up-Yonder is very conveniently placed for accesssing the ferry at Cairnryan and was one of the reasons we chose to stay here. It was very easy to relax indoors when it was rainy and my only disappointment was that we didn't get to utilise the balcony and patio areas. Beautiful location; it feels as if it's a million miles from anywhere but the Main Street of Glenluce is a five minute more