Destination guide

Head to the arty city of Glasgow

Come and experience Glasgow and its museums, art galleries and theatre scene. Well known for its shopping, live music and local tours, this welcoming city won't disappoint. For a bit of culture, visit Gallery of Modern Art, The SSE Hydro or Glasgow Science Centre. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Glasgow

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Glasgow a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Xscape Braehead (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Crow Wood Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • M&Ds Theme Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Hamilton Park Racecourse (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Airdrie Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Kilsyth Lennox Golf Club (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Glasgow

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Glasgow is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Botanic Gardens (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Glasgow Green (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Kelvingrove Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Queen's Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Bellahouston Park (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Dawsholm Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Glasgow

Fly into Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.2 mi (11.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 28.1 mi (45.2 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Glasgow Queen Street Station, Glasgow Argyle Street Station and Glasgow Central Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Glasgow by jumping on the metro at Buchanan Street Station, St Enoch Station or Cowcaddens Station.

Where to stay near Glasgow?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 511 holiday rentals near Glasgow. From 330 Condos/Apartments to 28 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Glasgow for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Glasgow?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Glasgow. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Glasgow Mount Vernon Station: 543 holiday rentals
  • Kelvingrove Park: 627 holiday rentals
  • Glasgow Central Station: 616 holiday rentals
  • Glasgow Barnhill Station: 634 holiday rentals
  • Ibrox Stadium: 627 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Glasgow listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Glasgow?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 330 Condos/Apartments in Glasgow. Our other popular types of Glasgow holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 28 holiday houses
  • Houses: 115 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 28 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Glasgow?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Glasgow. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.