Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly East Kilbride

Learn about the unique charm of East Kilbride with a stay in a private vacation home. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognized for its restaurants, bars and spas. Celtic Park and Burrell Collection are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around East Kilbride

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that East Kilbride has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hamilton Park Racecourse (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • M&Ds Theme Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Colville Park Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Crow Wood Golf Club (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Xscape Braehead (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Airdrie Golf Club (11.2 mi / 18 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Kilbride

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, East Kilbride is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Botanic Gardens (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Queen's Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Strathclyde Country Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Glasgow Green (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Chatelherault Country Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Brother Loch (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around East Kilbride

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), located 12.1 mi (19.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 24 mi (38.6 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Glasgow East Kilbride Station or Glasgow Hairmyres Station to see more of the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around East Kilbride?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 609 vacation rentals around East Kilbride. From 490 condo and apartment rentals to 76 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to East Kilbride?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in East Kilbride:

  • North West: 271 vacation rentals
  • East End: 149 vacation rentals
  • Glasgow Westend: 250 vacation rentals
  • Pollokshields: 60 vacation rentals
  • Kelvinbridge: 157 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to East Kilbride?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in East Kilbride. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • National Museum of Rural Life: 698 vacation rentals
  • East Kilbride Shopping Centre: 689 vacation rentals
  • Glasgow Hairmyres Station: 693 vacation rentals
  • James Hamilton Heritage Park: 692 vacation rentals
  • Glasgow East Kilbride Station: 691 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in East Kilbride?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 490 Condos/Apartments in East Kilbride. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in East Kilbride include:

  • Houses: 76 rentals available
  • Cabins: 14 rentals available
  • Studios: 498 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in East Kilbride?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 523 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in East Kilbride. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.