From Stranraer, Belfast is 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the southwest, and Glasgow is 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the northeast.
Make sure you visit the the Castle of St John while in Stranraer.
Scotland is visited by people from all over the world. To find out why check out the other towns and tourist attractions within easy traveling distance of Stranraer. If you're keen to explore more of the region, you'll find Port William, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest, and Newton Stewart 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west.
While you are in Stranraer, see Bangor. Approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) away, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you'll find Bangor Marina, Sunken Gardens and Bangor Abbey. Ensure you don't head back to Stranraer until you've visited Bangor's Bangor Castle, Castle Park and North Down Heritage Centre.
To experience the spiritual life of Stranraer, be sure to call into the region's many cathedrals. Visit Scotland's popular historic palaces, it's an excellent way to get to know the area's fascinating past.
Get outdoors and make the most of the local adventure options in Scotland. Have a go at tobogganing or give quad biking a spin. Picnicking and shore fishing are just some of the great options for relaxation in the Scotland area.
A wise person once said: it is far better to see something once than to be told about it many times. With its stunning beauty Stranraer will not disappoint you.