Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Stranraer

The countryside and ocean views create a pretty picture of Stranraer. Travellers appreciate the archaeology in this welcoming city. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Stranraer

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Stranraer is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ardwell Gardens (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Logan Botanic Garden (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Port Logan Beach (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Castle Kennedy Gardens (7 mi / 11.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Stranraer

The nearest airport is in Belfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City), located 36.9 mi (59.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 50.7 mi (81.6 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Stranraer Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Stranraer?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 49 holiday lettings around Stranraer. From 19 cottages to 2 castles, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Stranraer? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Stranraer. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mull of Galloway Lighthouse: 47 holiday lettings
  • Port Logan Beach: 56 holiday lettings
  • Cairnryan Port: 55 holiday lettings
  • Stranraer Station: 55 holiday lettings
  • Castle Kennedy Gardens: 66 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Stranraer listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Stranraer?

Yes, of course. offers 19 Cottages in Stranraer. Our other popular types of Stranraer holiday rentals include:

  • Castles: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 16 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Stranraer?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 42 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Stranraer. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.