Kirkpatrick C2C – Portpatrick Spur

Cycling Route

Kirkpatrick C2C – Portpatrick Spur


This 7.5-mile spur allows you to extend the Kirkpatrick C2C, starting from the pretty seaside town of Portpatrick just west of Stranraer.

Add an extra half day to your trip to see the pastel-coloured houses, set around a small bay. Explore the coastline of the Rhins of Galloway and take a walk to nearby Dunskey Castle, perched on a rocky outcrop.

7.5mi / 12.5km
Total climb:
623ft / 190m
Total descent:
623ft / 190m
Towns along route:
Portpatrick, Stranraer
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What you'll see


Towns & Villages

Portpatrick is a picturesque seaside village on the west coast of the Rhins of Galloway peninsula. It was once a busy port, and is now…


Towns & Villages

Stranraer lies on the southern shore of Loch Ryan. The largest town in Galloway, it’s becoming known as a hub for events, walking & cycling,…

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Road Cycling

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