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Visit before it closes

This is the only place in Stranraer to find out what to see and what's on in the area but hurry the... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Deepdiver2011
Enjoyable visit

Stranraer is a very nice town on the south west tip of Scotland. There’s plenty to do and see... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
albeback1
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Stranraer iCentre is located at the edge of the town centre, a few minutes from the harbour front. We offer local information and advice for this hidden gem in the South West of Scotland. Stranraer is situated at the head of Loch Ryan on the...more
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28 Harbour Street, Stranraer DG9 7RA, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is the only place in Stranraer to find out what to see and what's on in the area but hurry the Council is going to close it and the nearest tourist information centre will be in Dumfries which is 76 miles away.More

Thank Deepdiver2011
AndrewR4978, Manager at Stranraer VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a such great review! Our team at Stranraer take great pride in promoting this wonderful region and are delighted when their knowledge and enthusiasm are recognised. You obviously enjoyed your visit and hope you will return to...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018

visited this tourist information and wanted to buy something. got ignored for ages and then told that I will be served asap. which hasnt happened so I just left.More

Thank mel w
AndrewR4978, Manager at Stranraer VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment regarding your visit to the iCentre in Stranraer. I am disappointed to hear our service did not meet your expectations. We do strive to deliver excellent customer service and so I am sorry that this...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Stranraer is a very nice town on the south west tip of Scotland. There’s plenty to do and see including the castle of St John and Stranraer Harbour. The ferries to Ireland no longer dock in the harbour since moving to a ferry port around...More

Thank albeback1
AndrewR4978, Manager at Stranraer VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review! Our advisors take great pride in helping visitors to make the most of their time in the town and this glorious area. We hope you will return to explore more in the future.

Reviewed 8 August 2018

This provides a wonderful service, not only for tourists but also for locals who do not have access to the internet. As well as providing maps, guide books, and general information for South West Scotland, they book coach travel, ferry travel and the staff are...More

Thank Helga M
Andrew R, Manager at Stranraer VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a great review! Our advisors are very knowledgeable and take great pride in promoting our glorious region, as well as provising all the services you mention. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Went in to book travel arrangements and was provided with all necessary information. Excellent and very pleasant service.

Thank jackn6668
Andrew R, Manager at Stranraer VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review! Our advisors take great pride in helping visitors to make the most of their time in this glorious area. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind regards, Andrew

Reviewed 28 March 2018

this is the information centre to top the rest in my view. there are centres in England and Wales that could learn a lot from the team who work in Harbour Street. Been in every visit for the last 3 years, always helpful, know the...More

Thank david221b
Andrew R, Manager at Stranraer VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a such great review! Our team at Stranraer take great pride in promoting this wonderful region and are delighted when their knowledge and enthusiasm are recognised. You have obviously enjoyed your visit and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018

This is a small but entirely adequate visitor centre just off the town centre. The centre is well-stocked with local guide books and details of attractions. Staff are well-informed and helpful.More

Thank Silver70s
Andrew R, Manager at Stranraer VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a great review! Our advisors are very knowledgeable and take great pride in promoting things to see and do in and around the town and this wonderful region. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017

The usual high standard that visitor centres seem to maintain , helpful and well informed staff with a very courteous manner. A good choice of small gifts and for the collectors in our party a good range of pin badges.

Thank Trippersrus
Andrew R, Manager at Stranraer VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review! Our advisors take great pride in helping visitors to make the most of their time in this glorious area. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

On a recent visit to Stranraer, we popped into the local information centre on the 27th of July. Having a young family we thought we would struggle to find activities to suit us all, We arrived late afternoon and were greeted by a young woman...More

Thank EmmaGordon1
Gillian P, Manager at Stranraer VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a great review! Our advisors are very knowledgeable and take great pride in promoting things to see and do in and around the town. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and and one might expect lots of information. Shop has the standard tourist stuff. I was hoping that there would be a town plan layout on display.

Thank Matt115
Gillian P, Manager at Stranraer VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for your review, the Advisors will be pleased to read that you found them friendly, we do pride ourselves on the amount of information we provide as well as our gift range.

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David H
30 July 2018|
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Response from Gillian P | Property representative |
Hi David, thank you for leaving us a question and apologies for not getting back to you sooner. Our information Centre in Stranraer is open 10:00 to 17:00 Monday to Saturday and 11:00 to 15:00 on Sunday until 2nd September... More
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