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The Blue Peter Hotel

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Cheshire
Reviewed 19 August 2010

We had a fantastic stay at the Blue Peter. The hotel is spotlessly clean and full of intersting collectables which we admired whilst sampling some real ale. In the morning we sat and watched a flurry of birds from our bedroom window and lost count of the species we spotted. If you stay on Tuesday evening they have a pub...

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Shropshire
Reviewed 29 May 2010

We spent 4 nights at the Blue Peter having found the pub in the CAMRA Good Beer guide. It is in the village of Kirkcolm in a beautiful location near the shore of Loch Ryan, about 7 miles from Stranraer, and an ideal base for exploring NW Galloway. We were greeted warmly by Ian and Ruth and shown to our...

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Thank MarchesShropshire
North East England
Reviewed 10 April 2010

Booked this b&b after finding it on my husband's SATNAV on holiday in Ireland, realising that our ferry was not going to get into Scotland until 10pm and not wanting to face a 3 hour journey home in the dark. Really didn't know what to expect, but what awaited us was fabulous. Ian came out to greet us and tell...

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Airdrie, Scotland
Reviewed 8 May 2009

We've stayed overnight in Stranraer for the Belfast ferries on a number of occasions, but 15 minutes from the Stena terminal is a gem of a B&B: The Blue Peter in Kirkcolm. This was our second stay here - and once again the real ale, real fire and red squirrels didn't disappoint! Ian and Ruth, the hosts, made us feel...

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Thank FreckledFish
North-east Fife
Reviewed 23 April 2009

My wife, two small children (one of 9 months, the other nearly 3 years) and I stayed in the family room at the Blue Peter for a pre-Easter break of 3 nights. Nothing was too much trouble for Ian and Ruth, who attended to our every need. Ian is a mine of information and lore on all sorts of subjects,...

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East Neuk of Fife
Reviewed 9 January 2009

We've only just discovered Tripadvisor, but this was our 8th visit to the Blue Peter since spring 2007! What a gem of a place! Ruth's home cooking is amongst the best we have tasted; and at such low prices! Ian's constantly changing Real Ales, again low prices, are consistantly well kept - we've never found better! The garden. Other reviewers...

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Thank Deejaypea
yorkshire
Reviewed 17 December 2008

I do not usually write reviews but was so amazed to see the review left by someone with regard to room size !!!! that I felt inclined to leave this with regard to our experiece. We happend upon the Blue Peter Hotel by chance (on the internet whilst I was looking for somewhere to stay in that area). It looked...

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Thank 7jovi
Bucks England
Reviewed 4 December 2008

I booked this hotel on a recommendation of a local resident. I wish I hadn't! I booked a twin room for me and a friend, on arriving we were shown to a tiny room so small that when our 2 bags were on the floor you had to tread over them to move. The shower room was so small that...

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redruthless, owner at The Blue Peter Hotel, responded to this review

on arrival these guests asked for another room but as we were having alterations in the only other spare room it wasent made up to be available.i agree our shower rooms are not the largest but they are clean and warm .we have many return happy visitors........what i cant understand is why this guest gave me a tip on leaving...

Sunderland
Reviewed 24 October 2008

Spent 4 nights at the Blue Peter Hotel. The room was warm and quiet, located above two bars situated on the ground floor. The hosts were very friendly and accommodating having an obvious pride in their business. Breakfast was good and the evening meals were very nice too. The pub was traditional and laid-back, seemingly a focal point for the...

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reno nevada
Reviewed 22 September 2008

Ian and Ruth are great hosts...very friendly and helpful. Blue Peter is in Kirkcolm, a few miles from Stranraer so this is a convernient place for a 1 night stay before catching the ferry to Belfast. The rooms are very small, but complete with all the necessities and quite clean and neat. I did notice that the bath towels were...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Blue Peter Hotel

Address: 23 Main Street | Kirkcolm, Stranraer DG9 0NL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Stranraer
Price Range: RM314 - RM392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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