LOCATION – Machars of SW Scotland
Port William is located in the Machars in South West of Scotland, Wigtownshire, Dumfries & Galloway. It lies on the shores of Luce Bay looking towards The Rhins of Galloway to the West and The Isle of Man to the South.

Port William is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty and has two Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) within the bay. In March 2005, Luce Bay from Burrow Head to The Mull of Galloway was designated as a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) to protect the natural habitats of wild flora and fauna much of it rare and protected.

Bus numbers 415 and 416 serve Port William.

There are no rail links to Port William. The nearest train station is Stranraer. The nearest airport is Glasgow Prestwick.