Stranraer Oyster Festival

The first Stranraer Oyster Festival is being held on 15th, 16th and 17th September 2017. The festival will celebrate the local produce and the coastal heritage of Stranraer, including Scotland’s only wild, native oyster fishery in Loch Ryan.

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Stranraer Oyster Festival

The first Stranraer Oyster Festival is being held on 15th, 16th and 17th September 2017. The festival will celebrate the local produce and the coastal heritage of Stranraer, including Scotland’s only wild, native oyster fishery in Loch Ryan.

Find out more

Join us at the First Stranraer Oyster Festival

The Festival takes place in Stranraer on the 15th, 16th and 17th September 2017. Join us for a weekend of food, drink, music, competition and of course, world class seafood and oysters.

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Loch Ryan Oysters

The Loch Ryan Oyster Bed dates back to 1701, when King William III, granted a Royal Charter of the oyster bed to the Wallace family. The family live on the shores of the Loch, and the rights to the oysters bed have been in their family ever since.

Oysters and more!

Savour our world-renowned Loch Ryan Oysters and other seafood with chef’s demonstrations, tastings and competitions.

What's on at the Festival?

Stranraer Oyster Festival is a new major annual festival for Dumfries & Galloway promoting the wonderful Loch Ryan oysters and other local food and drink.