Things to see and do around Monreith House
One mile away is the picturesque village of Port William offering a selection of shops which includes a post office, garage with fuel, and mini-supermarket. A short drive away at Whithorn there is a delicatessen and pharmacy.
Monreith House provides an ideal setting for touring, walking, golfing, fishing and many other country pursuits. It is also superb as a place to just relax and recharge your batteries!
The Machars peninsula offers some superb opportunities for touring. Quiet roads and open countryside will not disappoint the inquisitive explorer! Circular tours are easily devised using the network of roads, mostly minor, and deserving of a relaxed approach to driving! Here are a few places that are well worth a visit. Our team at Monreith House will be pleased to help you with advice in planning an itinerary.
- Wigtown - with the superbly restored County Buildings and Scotland’s National Booktown; only a mile away lies our most southerly distillery at Bladnoch - a lowland malt whisky not to be missed! www.wigtown-booktown.co.uk
- Garlieston - a quiet harbour on Wigtown Bay, and where the Mulberry Harbour trials were conducted during World War II.
- Monreith - a beautiful sandy beach with views across Luce Bay to the Mull of Galloway - Close to St Medan golf course is one of Scotland’s oldest churches - Kirkmaiden
- Whithorn - historic streetscape and traditional buildings; Scotland’s Cradle of Christianity with its ancient Priory and Visitor Centre. www.whithorn.info
- Isle of Whithorn - a pretty, working fishing village with harbourside hostelry and splendid views all round the Solway estuary. www.isleofwhithorn.com