Relax or take a walk on the sandy beach with breath-taking views to be enjoyed with the family, enjoy the exotic paradise of Port Logan Botanic Gardens, the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse experience (location of the recent Gerard Butler film ‘The Vanishing’, or even take a day trip on the ferry to Belfast to visit the Titanic Exhibition!
Seals and dolphins are regular visitors to the waters in and around the bay, with minke whale sitings possible at certain times of the year!
Walking and birdwatching
Port Logan is an ideal base that offers many opportunities for walkers, from the 23 miles long Mull of Galloway trail – one of the most scenic trails in the South West of Scotland – to less arduous, but no less stunning, walks around the Rhins of Galloway. Besides the wonderful scenery, dolphins, harbour porpoises, and Atlantic grey seals are a common sight. If you are lucky you might also spot an otter or a Minke whale!
The area is an also paradise for birdwatchers, with the Mull of Galloway nature reserve regularly recording bird sitings in the area. Star species include peregrines and sparrowhawks, gannets, terns, puffins, kittiwakes and Manx shearwaters to name a few!
Sea Angling and Watersports
Port Logan is the perfect spot for launching your boat, or beach casting from along the shoreline. Port Logan has a free to use slipway and boats can be launched at almost all states of the tide. Good fishing can also be had from the shore.
Over 30 species of fish are regularly caught in the waters around Port Logan including bass, cod, mackerel, whiting, wrasse, thornback and tope. See the South West Sea Anglers Facebook page for updates on what is currently being caught locally!
Weather conditions permitting, Port Logan Bay is also ideal for swimming, windsurfing and paddle boarding.