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Portpatrick
Title: Portpatrick
Description: Portpatrick is a picturesque little town right on the edge of the Irish sea. Ferries to Belfast uses to ply the waters from here until Stranraer became the main ferry port.
Date: August 2006
Portpatrick
Title: Portpatrick
Description: This view shows the town from high inland with the lighthouse and southern cliffs sheltering from the elements.
Date: August 2006
Harbour
Title: Harbour
Description: The Inner Harbour offers shelter from the westerly winds which can blow hard across the Irish Sea. The following pictures take us on a tour of the harbour area from north to south.
Date: August 2006
Inner Harbour
Title: Inner Harbour
Description: The Inner Harbour includes the lifeboat station and yacht moorings.
Date: August 2006
Inner Harbour
Title: Inner Harbour
Description: The Inner Harbour is a popular spot for visiting yachts as they travel along the western coast.
Date: August 2006
The harbourfront
Title: The harbourfront
Description: This view from the Harbour shows the sweep of buildings around the beach area. There are many restaurants and bars along this main road.
Date: August 2006
Outer Harbour
Title: Outer Harbour
Description: The Outer Harbour is surrounded by rocky islands forming a natural defence against the sea.
Date: August 2006
The Waterfont
Title: The Waterfont
Description: The Waterfont bistro as viewed from the harbour rocky island.
Date: August 2006
Harbourfront
Title: Harbourfront
Description: The harbourfront hotels and bars are dwarfed by the large Portpatrick Hotel which sits on hill overlooking the town.
Date: August 2006
The Beach
Title: The Beach
Description: The beach is not exactly large but forms the crescent along which the harbourfront buildings sit.
Date: August 2006
Southern Harbour
Title: Southern Harbour
Description: This view shows the southern side of the outer harbour with the rocky beach.
Date: August 2006
Guesthouses
Title: Guesthouses
Description: As it's a tourist haven, Portpatrick has a wide range of places to stay, including this attractive row of guesthouses.
Date: August 2006
Multi-coloured Houses
Title: Multi-coloured Houses
Description: Many of the houses have been painted in vivid colours, including the imposing Downshire Arms.
Date: August 2006
Putting Green
Title: Putting Green
Description: The well used Putting Green sits between the harbour and the sloping hills which surround the town.
Date: August 2006
Old Kirk
Title: Old Kirk
Description: The old Kirk and graveyard sits right in the middle of the town although now populated only by birds.
Date: August 2006
Southern Upland Way
Title: Southern Upland Way
Description: The Southern Upland Way starts here at Portpatrick where walkers face a 212 mile trek to Cockburnspath.
Date: August 2006
Harbour from the East
Title: Harbour from the East
Description: This view of the harbour shows the putting green and guesthouses with the harbour and lighthouse in the background leading the way out to sea.
Date: August 2006
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