Portpatrick Vacation Packages
From Portpatrick, it's 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the southwest to Belfast and 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the northeast to Glasgow.
Portpatrick isn't the only place in this popular region worth experiencing; visitors with plenty of time can also drive a little further out to experience the magic of the nearby landscapes, cities and towns. Donaghadee and Port William are two more places worth visiting while you're in Scotland.
Stranraer, is another interesting spot to discover. It is around 6 miles (10 kilometers) from Portpatrick and offers a diverse range of things to see, like Castle of St John, Port Logan Beach and Logan Botanic Garden. Castle Kennedy Gardens, Mull of Galloway Lighthouse and Glenluce Abbey are also worth investigating while you are here.
If you are after things to do inside, head to Scotland's excellent theaters, art galleries and nature museums. These are great places to to soak up some of the local culture and find a unique gift or two. An excellent way to get to know an area is by knowing about its past. Don't miss the war relics and monuments while you are in the area.
This area has some great places for swimming, so make sure you leave room in your schedule to fit it in. Wind surfing is another popular activity here. If you like to head outdoors in winter, this area may just be the perfect place to go. Follow the lead of the locals and enjoy snowboarding and skiing.
As you come to the end of your stay in Scotland, rest assured that you can always come back. As it goes in places like this: A visitor once, a friend from now on.