Discover a selection of 500 holiday rentals in Glasgow, GB that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including parking available and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 84 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Glasgow. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Experience Glasgow in holiday lettings

Dwarfing even Edinburgh, with its population of 600,000 Glaswegians, this is the largest city in Scotland. It seems like it, too. Buzzing bars and an experimental restaurant scene fizzes with life from the watersides of the River Clyde to the Victorian-built downtown. There are art collections and institutions – the menageries of the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the otherworldly Science Centre – to suit all sorts of thinkers. There are pretty parks where picnickers gather in the summer and hearty Scottish pubs that slosh with whisky in the winter. Glasgow holiday rentals are your ticket to all that and more.

Things to do

Attractions near Glasgow holiday lettings

Scotland's 2nd city has one truly enthralling range of museums and exhibition centres. The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is simply not to be missed. You'll be greeted with mummified heads and Egyptian trinkets, with Vincent van Gogh paintings and dinosaur bones – it's everything from an art gallery to a natural history show. The cutting-edge Glasgow Science Centre is also right up there. The kids always fall for its IMAX shows and electron experiments, its planetarium lights and biological body walkthroughs.

Activities

Things to do near Glasgow holiday homes

Art lovers of all sorts will feel right at home in Glasgow. Whether it's a night in the packed stand-up rooms of Jongleurs or a bebop quartet courtesy of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, a rockabilly rumble in the underground bars of Sauchiehall Street or an acclaimed tribute act in the King's Theatre, there's loads on the calendar. And that's not even mentioning the festivals that erupt here. Take your pick from the Glasgow International Jazz Festival, the foodie-arty mashups of the Merchant City Festival, or the Glasgow Comedy Festival.

Weather

Local weather for your stay in Glasgow holiday homes

This northern city might get chilly in the winter, but don't worry, there are oodles of cosy Glasgow holiday rentals to keep you feeling warm, even when the snows of December, January and February line the Clyde. Spring starts in April and May, and can have some milder readings on the thermometer. Summer is the hottest time of year, with the most sun and occasional highs in the 20s – perfect for wandering the Victorian blocks and enjoying the leafy parks. Autumn, from September to October, gets progressively chillier, but that means fewer visitors are vying to get in to the attractions.

Natural features

Glasgow looks to the Highlands

Glasgow might officially be a city of the Scottish Lowlands, but outdoorsy travellers will surely be tantalised by just how close they come to the fabled Scottish Highlands. Just 30 minutes in the car will bring you to the waters and peaks of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, a place where 3,000-foot-high mountains like Ben Lomond and Beinn Challuim loom over barren valleys of heath and moor. Paths, like the 96-mile-long West Highland Way, pass through there, and the snow-gathering summits of the Arrochar Alps provide the backdrop.

How to get there

How to get to and around Glasgow

Fly into Glasgow International Airport (GLA), the closest airport, located 7.2 mi (11.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into 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 in the city. You can get around Glasgow by jumping on the metro at Buchanan Street Station, St Enoch Station or Cowcaddens Station.

Family friendly

Family fun near Glasgow holiday homes

Families can find a rich mix of activities and attractions in Glasgow. Holiday rentals are available near places like the Kelvingrove Park, a historic park with a bandstand, amphitheatre and walking and cycling paths, and Pollok Country Park, an extensive woodland and garden park with nature trails and an abundance of wildlife. The Tall Ship at Riverside, a historic sailing vessel with tours and maritime-themed exhibitions, is another interesting spot to visit.

How many holiday rentals are available around Glasgow?

Our 2022 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 646 holiday lettings around Glasgow. From 127 houses to 38 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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 Vrbo UK travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Glasgow Westend: 250 holiday homes
  • City Centre Glasgow: 623 holiday homes
  • North West: 249 holiday homes
  • East End: 142 holiday homes
  • North Glasgow: 172 holiday homes

Vrbo UK offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Glasgow! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

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

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

  • OVO Hydro: 850 holiday rentals
  • Hampden Park: 807 holiday rentals
  • Glasgow Green: 506 holiday rentals
  • George Square: 851 holiday rentals
  • Kinning Park: 847 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Glasgow listed on Vrbo UK 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 accommodations.

Explore destinations around Glasgow

Glasgow Westend
250 holiday rentals
North West
249 holiday rentals
East End
142 holiday rentals
North Glasgow
172 holiday rentals
Pollokshields
60 holiday rentals
Kelvinbridge
169 holiday rentals
Dennistoun
74 holiday rentals