The image top is of Port Logan Pier and
Village Hall. The Hall is in a former Life Boat
The image second top is from the Pier
looking over the sandy area used for launching
Sea Kayaks and small Angling Boats. You can
reverse a trailer into the sea here.
is popular down this coast from the Pier,
Beach, Rocks around the Fish Pool, and most
popular of all, the Rocks south of Port Logan
Fish caught in this area include Mackerel,
Launce, Pollack, Ballan Wrasse, Cuckoo Wrasse,
Turbot, Dab, and Grey Gurnard.
The image third top is looking along Port
Logan Main Street from the south. This Road was
raised when they built the New Pier, blocking
the sea views from some Cottages.
The image of the long Sandy Beach shows
Logan Fish Pond about one mile in the distance.
You can walk out to the Fish Pond, or drive out
the narrow road that is a bit rough in
The Logan Fish Pond Reception sits high
above the Pool, with a Castelated Wall around
Steep Steps lead down to the Pool where
there is also a Cave with a tidal flow.
This is a natural hole in the Slate Rock
created during the Ice Age. It was enlarged in
the late 1700s for Lt Colonel Andrew McDouall,
the Laird of Logan, to serve as a Sea-Fish
The Pond used to be refreshed by the Tides,
but now has a Valve that controls the flow of
water in either direction.
There used to be a huge Conger Eel in the
Pond, but this had to be taken out a few years
back after it began miss-behaving.
The Fish are fed when Visitors are there,
leading to the largest swimming up from the
deep to devour their meal.
Next to the Fish Pond is the Victorian
Bathing House complete with a fire.
1295 - the McDouall's gained control of
large areas of land here for their suport of
John Balliol. This led to them building Castle
Balzieland 2 miles northest of Port Logan.