Sandhead is 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Belfast and 80 miles (129 kilometers) from Glasgow.
The area around Sandhead is crisscrossed with fabulous things to see and do, from tourist hotspots to quiet, secret places that are waiting just for you. Ballantrae, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south, and Wigtown, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west of Sandhead are worth visiting if you're keen to explore this region further.
Around 7 miles (11 kilometers) to the north of Sandhead is Stranraer, a regional city where you go see Castle Kennedy Gardens, Port Logan Beach and Glenluce Abbey. Logan Botanic Garden, Mull of Galloway Lighthouse and Castle of St John are among the many other attractions that should be on every traveler's to-do list.
Discover the region's rich cultural fabric at Scotland's excellent art museums, theaters and history museums. A great way to get to know a region is by discovering its history. So be sure to visit the historic palaces while you are here.
Scotland offers travelers plenty of laid-back pursuits, such as cycling and camping. Get a totally different perspective of Scotland by heading skyward. Paragliding is a great way to spend a few hours here.
Grab your camera, fill up your suitcase and enjoy this extraordinarily beautiful spot.