Port William has a wide and diverse population. Artists, musicians and Businesses providing a wide and varied array of services.  Click on the blue link in their listing for further information.  Please mention this website when contacting anybody listed here. Thank You.

A PATERSON DESIGNS. For all Planning and Building Warrant applications Tel 01988 70027

ARTIST/CHILDREN’S AUTHOR & Designer of the Beltie Bag – Pauline James Paterson. Link to her website and facebook page

ARTIST/PRINT-MAKER – Lisa Hooper moved into Port William in 2006 and set up her studio in Seymour House. Link to her website and facebook page

ARTIST/PRINTMAKERLiz Perry a lifelong creative person who lives in the Port. Link her webpage and facebook page

CHILDMINDING: Natybees Childminding service. Registered minder. Operates 7 days a week for Pre-school & school age children. For availability and further information 07717288818 facebook page

CHIMNEY SWEEP: Up Yer-Lum Chimney Sweep. Covers all of the Machars  Call 07724798451 visit Facebook page

CYCLE REPAIRS AND SALES.Kirkcowan For repairs and sales contact Kirkcowan Cycles, open Mon-Sat 9-5 link to website

ELRIG CONSTRUCTION: Timber Frame Houses & Extensions. Stewart 01988 700267

FREELANCE WRITER, EDITOR & PROOF-READER – Tessa Brechin based in Mochrum.
Happy to help whether you are: a company looking for assistance with business reports, web content or promotional materials; a student who would like your dissertation to be proofread; an artist struggling to write your album blurb; or an author looking for editorial feedback. I also offer dyslexia writing support for students and professionals, as well as coaching for those looking to improve their fiction writing skills. Website  01988700730

FUNERAL DIRECTOR & JOINER – Ian Broll, Main Street , Mochrum & 8 Arthur Street, Newton Stewart.  Tel 01671 404408 link to website

HANDMADE ITEMS: Hare and Boathouse Creations – Handmade bags, purses and accessories including fabrics such as Harris Tweed, Cork and Paper. Facebook page

HEALTH & BEAUTY:  Skincare, Body Care & Make Up. Tropic Skincare with Tracey. For all information 01988700428 or facebook page

KINETIC ARTIST – David Williams Lecturer & Design Consultant who lives on the Monreith Estate. link to website

MORELAND UPHOLSTERY & PAT TESTING: Murray Moreland, Main Street Tel  01988 700 488  Upholstery, Carpets & Chairs. Foam Cut To Size. Portable Electrical Appliance Testing Centre (PAT Test). Facebook page

PURPLE THISTLE P.R. Airyolland Farm, Port William.Web sites, PR, leaflets, posters, press, media, photography For all your marketing needs Tel 01988 700974

RG CONTRACTING: All types of Agricultural Contracting work. Mobile 07885931310 or 01988 700224 website

SCULPTOR  Andrew Brown who created our wonderful iconic statue that stands on Harbour Green.

SEMPERVIRENS LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE & DESIGN Hard and soft landscape design and construction, landscape maintenance link to website

SHELL SHOCK FITNESS/GYM: For all your fitness needs. Mobility & Muscle Tone. Mobile: 07789668827 or 01988 700648


Andrew Brawls: Private Hire, 8 Seater Minibus & Taxi. Brawood, Myrton Crescent, Port William. 07810872688

Swift Cars:  John, 20 St Medan, Monreith. 01988 700991 or mobile 07927843602

TEXTILE ARTIST – Fran Raw lives & works in Mochrum. She is part of the Happy Snail Crafts 

WEST VIEW CARE HOME, Monreith. There is a local residence for the elderly at Monreith (2 miles). Tel 01988 700577 link to website


McEwan Frazer Legal

AB & A Matthews

Galloway and Ayrshire Properties

South West Property Centre