The national capital London is located 300 miles (483 kilometers) southeast of Beattock, while Edinburgh lies 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the north.
There is no need to limit your sightseeing to the attractions of Beattock because the entire region is laced with numerous great sights and attractions. Sanquhar, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the east, and Clarencefield, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north of Beattock are also well worth checking out.
When you come to Beattock, why not see Dumfries. Approximately 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the south, this regional city is where you'll find John Paul Jones Museum, Ruthwell Cross and Caerlaverock Castle. If your itinerary allows be sure to check out New Abbey Corn Mill, Dumfries Museum and Robert Burns Centre before returning to Beattock.
Houses of faith are often great windows into a community's big beating heart. The cathedrals of Scotland are no exception. Go to Scotland's historically significant ruins, it's a good way to familiarize yourself with the region's fascinating past.
Breathe in and let your worries melt away as you have a go at some of the area's relaxing pastimes such as shore fishing and picnicking. There are some great ways to enjoy the wide open spaces around Beattock. Quad biking and mountain climbing are just two ways thrill seekers here can get their thrills.
No matter how far you have come and however long you stay, special memories of Beattock will remain with you for a very long time.