Wigtownshire Self-Catering Cottages Morroch Bay
2 Cottages in Morroch Bay, near Stranraer
, the free encyclopediaWigtownshire
(Gd: Siorrachd Bhaile na h-Uige
) was formerly a county in the south west of Scotland. It bordered Ayrshire to the north, and the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright to the east. It is currently administered by Dumfries and Galloway Council. Together Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire are referred to as Galloway.
The county includes the southernmost point in Scotland, the Mull of Galloway, and the Rhins of Galloway peninsula. The unofficial capital of the area is Wigtown, although the largest town is Stranraer. Major road links to the area comprise of the A77 to the north, and the A75 to the east.
Major towns in Wigtownshire
- Newton Stewart
Other significant towns and villages
- Castle Kennedy
- Port William
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