Stoneykirk is an area and a village in the heart of the Rhins of Galloway, Wigtownshire, in the District Council Region of Dumfries and Galloway south west Scotland nearly ten miles in length and three and a half miles in breadth, bounded on the east by the bay of Luce, and on the west by the Irish Channel, south of Stranraer.
The area is about 21,500 acres, of which 19,000 are arable, 375 woodland and plantations, and the remainder, whereof 1100 might be reclaimed, moorland.
Stoneykirk has a Community Council
Knockinaam Lodge, Port Spittal, Stoneykirk, because of its remoteness was the location for a secret meeting between Sir Winston Churchill and General Eisenhower during the Second World War to discuss the D-Day plans.
The A716 runs through part of the village, and a local coach firm, McCulloch's Coaches, is based in the village
James King 407 Service provides a bus link north to Stranraer and south to Sandhead and Drummore
Sandhead overlooks Luce Bay that was used for landing lime and coal.