Bed & Breakfast

Ruddicot Hotel is a family owned, fully licensed bed & breakfast close to the town centre of Stranraer ideal for stop-overs, short break or long-term lodgings.

  • All Rooms En-suite
  • Free WiFi
  • Private Car Parking
  • Pets Welcome
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Real Ales

Group Bookings

If you're planning a golf weekend, special occasion or a group visit to Stranraer we can accommodate your party and are perfectly located in the town and for the surrounding area and visitor attractions.

Longer-term lodging is available for businesses working in the area. Contact us for rates for long-term stays.

Visiting Stranraer

The Ruddicot Hotel is the perfect base for your visit/stay in Stranraer and is just 2 minutes walk from the town centre and train station. The nearby ferry port at Cairnryan, which runs daily passenger services to/from Belfast and Larne, is just 10 minutes drive from the hotel.

Stair Park, home of Stranraer Football Club, is just 200 yards from the hotel.

Visitor Attractions

Stranraer Oyster Festival

Nestling under the sparkling waters of Loch Ryan is one of the last wild, native oyster beds in Scotland. The festival, which runs over three-days, marks a celebration of the cultural and coastal heritage of Stranraer and features a host of foodie events, performances and workshops.

RNLI ParkFest

Known as "The little festival with a big heart", ParkFest has become one of Stranraer's popular annual events featuring live music, fu. It is an event created to not only raise funds for the RNLI but to raise the profile of the Stranraer Lifeboat, give our community an event that could involve peopl of all ages and we believe this has been achieved.

The Ryan Centre

A 25 metre pool, leisure water and flumes. Health suite with steam room, sauna and spa bath, 4 court games hall. Cafe and soft play area, 263 seat auditorium with cinema. This centre is Quest Excellence accredited and 4 Star Visit Scotland.

Stranraer Castle

Stranraer's historic Old Town Hall, built in 1776, is the home of Stranraer Museum. Discover Wigtownshire's fascinating past including one of Scotland's oldest ploughs, Victorian Wigtownshire in 3D photographs and investigate the collection using the museum trails.

Agnew Park

A wide range of leisure facilities for all ages including a boating lake with canoes, skiffs and pedalos to hire, a miniature railway, a play island with play equipment, putting green and a mini car racing circuit.

Mull of Galloway

A visit to Stranraer wouldn't be complete with a visit to Scotland's most southerly point at the Mull of Galloway, just 22 miles south of the town. Climb the 115 steps up the cliff top lighthouse for spectacular views of the Isle of Man, Ireland and the Lake District.

Stranraer Golf Club

Designed in 1950 by the distinguished golf course architect, the late James Braid who was also involved in designing such great courses as Gleneagles, Rosemount, Carnoustie and Dalmahoy, the championship course at Stranraer offers some outstanding golf with wonderful views over Loch Ryan.

Glenwhan Gardens

Glenwhan Gardens has been described as one of the most beautiful newly made gardens in Scotland. with unique & stunning sea views across to the Isle of Man, Luce Bay, and the Mull of Galloway.

Castle Kennedy Gardens

Described as "one of the showpieces of Galloway", Castle Kennedy Gardens are one of Scotland's most important historical landscaped gardens with its collection of Rhododendrons, Championship Trees and rare species.


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