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“60th Surprise Party”

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The Knowe, Portpatrick Harbour
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12 reviews
The Knowe, Portpatrick Harbour
The Knowe at Portpatrick Harbour
View of Porpatrick - charming fishing port
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The Knowe teddy in kitchen
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Beach near Portpatrick
The Knowe at Portpatrick Harbour
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Holiday Rental House -
8 Bedrooms, 8 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16
Portpatrick, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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Kpfc
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“60th Surprise Party”
Reviewed 21 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016
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11th - 14th November 2016.

Beautiful house in a stunning location. The house a sandstone villa, very comfortable and spacious, finished to a high standard. There is a massive well equipped kitchen, comfortably seating 16. The views across the harbour and Irish Sea are fantastic.
Port Patrick is a lovely town, there are plenty of great walks close by. The weather wasn't great when we visited but if you come prepared it's not an issue, no excuse not to get out and enjoy the local scenery. The local pubs and eateries were cosy and friendly, the staff were very helpful.
We all had a fantastic time and would definitely love to visit again.

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Amanda H
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Family holiday”
Reviewed 5 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Our 7th year and it gets better every year. We love our evenings in the conservatory socialising and people watching. Can't recommend highly enough. We've booked for the next two years.

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mark h
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Fantastic property for large groups”
Reviewed 21 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Just returned from a 4 night visit with friends (10 of us) cannot praise this house enough, 8 bedrooms 6 en suite. Location fantastic, amenities superb. Will visit again as soon as possible, great communication with owners. Roses and biscuits for arrival thank you Lynne.

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Mandelbro...
Fife, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
145 reviews
76 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
“Excellent house and location for large group”
Reviewed 4 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We needed a place for an extended family get-together for a 65th birthday. Chose this as it was in an an area we had not visited and it had the capacity for us. The house is excellent and comfortable, with plenty of space and full complement of facilities and equipment for a big group. Situation opposite the picturesque harbour with distant views of Northern Ireland cannot be bettered. 50 yards from a row of decent foodie pubs. Even a good quality chippie (in a van) across the harbour. We had exceptional weather - 7 full days in Scotland at the end of May with not a single cloud in the sky. Lots and lots to do in the surrounding area: local walks, beaches, Dunskey Maze and Logan gardens, Mull of Galloway. Highly recommended.

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Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 50-64
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great large property in a great location”
Reviewed 13 March 2016 for a stay in December 2015

Nice lounge & nice kitchen - good for socialising for a large group of families - with separate spaces for adults & children.
Kitchen well equipped with all you need.
We stayed over late Dec/New Year & was always warm with plenty of hot water.
Very close & easy to walk around the harbour/town and to go for walks along the coastline (N&S).

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