North West Castle is one of the best known hotels in Dumfries & Galloway and is conveniently located near to Cairnryan Ferry Port. Stranraer is an excellent base for exploring the local area and the hotel offers spacious and comfortable accommodation, with many rooms boasting wonderful views over the harbour and out to Loch Ryan. There are 2 restaurants - The Regency Dining Room and the Alpine Lodge (open Oct - April). There are lots of outdoor activities around the area including exploring coastal walks, sailing, sea fishing and loch & river fishing. Horse riding, tennis, squash and golf can be arranged.