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 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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Glasgow?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 550 holiday rentals around Glasgow. From 389 flats & apartments to 89 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Glasgow is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Glasgow?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Glasgow. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • North West: 211 holiday rentals
  • Glasgow Mount Vernon Station: 588 holiday rentals
  • Bellahouston Park: 659 holiday rentals
  • Kelvingrove Park: 661 holiday rentals
  • City Centre Glasgow: 466 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Glasgow! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Glasgow?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Glasgow with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Stirling: 175 holiday homes
  • Dollar: 237 holiday homes
  • Alva: 160 holiday homes
  • Falkirk: 282 holiday homes
  • Arrochar: 250 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Glasgow?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Glasgow. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Glasgow Mount Vernon Station: 588 holiday rentals
  • Bellahouston Park: 659 holiday rentals
  • Kelvingrove Park: 661 holiday rentals
  • Glasgow (ZGG-Glasgow Central Train Station): 656 holiday rentals
  • Glasgow Central Station: 658 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Glasgow listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.