Scotland is a stunning country to visit, filled with a variety of interesting food, stunning landscapes, fantastic opportunity for outdoor sports and so much more to those who travel there. Very few of those who travel to Scotland for the first time will be aware of what most of the country offers as far as attractions and activities go. The outdoor grounds are ideal for country sports and our outdoor Team Building activities.


North West Castle Hotel

North West Castle offers all of it's visitors and guests a comfortable and convenient three star town centre hotel accommodation experience in Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway in the South West of Scotland.   A family owned and run hotel for more than fifty years, ‘The Castle’ itself, was formerly the home of Sir John Ross, who was once a famous Arctic explorer, who was instrumental in the discovery of the ice bound trading route which is now known around the world as the ‘North West Passage’.

With 5 flexible meeting rooms, North West Castle is the ideal choice for your meeting or event, catering for up to 500 guests.  Weddings, parties, conferences, training courses or gala dinners, we can cater for any occasion.  Why not ‘Try Curling’?  Stranraer Ice Rink at North West Castle is open from October to March.

Why not ‘Try Curling’? Stranraer Ice Rink at North West Castle is open from October to March.

North West Castle is situated on the edge of Stranraer town centre.  Many rooms have views over Loch Ryan.  Corporate and incentive residents can enjoy full use of the health club facilities.  Wi-Fi is complimentary throughout the hotel and there is a large free car park.  North West Castle is just 10 minutes’ drive from the ferry terminals at Cairnryan – there are regular daily sailings to and from Northern Ireland.  You can easily take a day trip or stay longer.  Edinburgh and Glasgow are just 2 hours’ drive from North West Castle.  There is a bus stop across the road from the hotel and the train station is just 5 minutes’ walk from North West Castle.

North West Castle is owned and managed by the McMillan Family.  Our corporate and incentive guests can expect excellent conference facilities, traditional décor, great food and a warm welcome. There is much to see and do for incentive groups in Dumfries & Galloway from gardens to distillery tours, gin and whisky experiences at Crafty Distillery & Bladnoch Distillery, various walking routes, mountain biking and galleries.  The new SWC300, South West Coastal touring route travels 300 miles on quiet, scenic roads, with over 200 miles hugging the coastline.  There is something for everyone.

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