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Portlogan Bay Beach

Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway

A long sandy bay with the small village of Port Logan at it's southern end where there is a small harbour. This is the setting for the BBC tv drama 2000 Acres of Sky.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

There is a pub
A jetty and a picnic site

Activities

Fishing
Boating

Nature and Wildlife

At the southern end of the bay there is a sea-water fish pond where the water is refreshed by the tides. This was originally used to hold fish for the manor house but is now a marine centre.

Water Quality

Not Tested

Lifeguard

No

Tourist Information

www.mull-of-galloway.co.uk Stranraer TIC Burns House. Harbour St Stranraer Wigtownshire DG9 7RD. 01776 702595

Location

Nearest town: Stranraer
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Latitude/Longitude: 54.726, -4.95708
Postcode: DG9 9NL
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Access

From Stranraer. take the A77 then the A716 South. Go through Sandhead and continue South. Port Logan will eventually be signposted to your right.

Nearby Car Parks

Port Logan Bay, Port Logan (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Village Hall, Port Logan (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Logan Fish Pond, Port Logan (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Logan Botanic Gardens, Port Logan (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
New England Bay, Stranraer (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Ardwell Bay - East, Ardwell (Unknown stay).
About 3 miles away
Arwell Bay - West, Stranraer (Unknown stay).
About 3.1 miles away
Cairngarroch Bay, Drummore (Unknown stay).
About 3.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Stranraer