Travelling to the area could not be easier, with miles of beautiful countryside to admire, and traffic jams almost unheard of.
BY FERRY – From Ireland, travel by Stena Lines from Belfast direct to Cairnryan, 3 miles north of Stranraer. Alternatively, P & O operate from Larne to Cairnryan.
BY RAIL – Trains from Glasgow and Ayr terminate at Stranraer.
BY AIR – Glasgow International Airport is the likeliest arrival point with train links to Stranraer. There are also occasional flights into Prestwick International which again has train links to Stranraer.
BY ROAD – From the south, travel along the A75 following the Solway Firth from Dumfries through the beautiful Galloway countryside. About 2 miles after passing Glenluce take the B7077 on the left signposted to Portpatrick; after 4 miles turn right on to the A716 following signs for Portpatrick; after 800 yards turn left onto B7077 following signs to Portpatrick; after 400 yards turn left onto A77 following signs to Portpatrick.
Just before entering Portpatrick take the B738 on the right signposted to Leswalt; after 2 miles you will see a sign on the left for Killantringan lighthouse, remain on the B738 for another 400 yards and then take the next lane on the right (with Southern Upland Way finger posts); follow this lane for 1 mile in total; after 800 yards the lane bends sharply to the right by the Deer Farm; continue on and Knockniemoak is on the left after a further 800 yards.
From Central Scotland, travel south-west on the A77 along the stunning Ayrshire coast towards Stranraer.From Stranraer, follow the A77 to Portpatrick, 8 miles, Just before entering Portpatrick take the B738 on the right signposted to Leswalt; then follow instructions as above to find Knockniemoak.