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Bracing sea air and long sandy beaches

At a glance

Bar menu
Open all year
Sports TV
Wheelchair access
Dog friendly

Tigh na Mara means ‘house by the sea’, which seems appropriate for this family-run village hotel is set in the tranquil seaside village of Sandhead and boasts breathtaking views of the Sands of Luce. A menu created from top-quality local ingredients might include pan-fried piri piri king prawns; haggis lollipops in oatmeal crumb; duck breast, dauphinoise potatoes with a plum and red wine sauce; and pork saltimbocca. Relax with a glass of Belhaven Best in the garden, comfortable lounge or beside the fire in the public bar.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch: all week 12-2.30
  • Dinner: all week 5-9

Food and drink

  • Set menu available
  • Real ales available: Belhaven Best and IPA, seasonal specials

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Sports TV
  • Garden


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Family room available


  • Ramp access available
  • Accessible toilets


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

A75 from Dumfries towards Stranraer. Left onto B7084 to Sandhead. Hotel in village centre

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