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Welcome to Knockinaam Lodge – Dumfries and Galloway’s only luxury boutique hotel

Our 19th century country house hotel is fully restored to create a stylish and relaxed ambience for our guests to enjoy stunning scenery and locally sourced, sustainable food served in our 3 AA rosette restaurant.

Pure luxury tucked away in a beautiful location

Situated in its own private cove in the south west corner of Scotland, Knockinaam Lodge is a slice of paradise. Easy to reach by road the hotel is just three miles from the picturesque seaside village of Portpatrick, known for its stunning views, and only eight miles from Stranraer and the ferry port of Cairnryan, with access to Northern Ireland.

You can also arrive at Knockinaam by air, find out more about how to book our on-site helipad for your next visit.

5 star AA ‘Restaurant with Rooms’

Rated 5 stars by the AA and 4 stars by VisitScotland, luxury is guaranteed at Knockinaam Lodge. Privacy, seclusion and breathtaking views are all part of the experience as you enjoy the peace of the private cove, looking out to the Irish Sea. With 30 acres of stunning landscaped ground stretching down to the beach, there’s much to see and do, or you can just relax and appreciate the fabulous surroundings.

A hotel with a rich history

We are an intimate 10 bedroom hotel with a great history to tell. This historic hunting lodge has featured in John Buchan’s The 39 Steps, was the boyhood home of Royal Navy submarine ace Lieutenant Commander Malcolm David Wanklyn VC, and played a pivotal role as the secret meeting place for Churchill and Eisenhower as they planned the D-Day landings.

Shingle Lodge – luxury cottage by the sea

Our other cottage, Shingle Lodge is a luxury, cedar clad self catering cottage, nestled in its own secluded beach cove in the peaceful countryside of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. The property boasts wonderful sea views across the Irish sea to Northern Ireland and sits within the grounds of Knockinaam Lodge Hotel, a small, boutique hotel with a 3 AA rosette restaurant.

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