Destination guide

Travel to friendly Rutherglen

Learn about the unique charm of Rutherglen with a stay in a private vacation home. This city is welcoming and romantic, recognized for its restaurants, shopping and cocktail bars. Celtic Park and Glasgow Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Rutherglen

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Rutherglen has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Crow Wood Golf Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Hamilton Park Racecourse (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • M&Ds Theme Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Xscape Braehead (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Colville Park Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Airdrie Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Rutherglen

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rutherglen is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Botanic Gardens (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Glasgow Green (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Queen's Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Kelvingrove Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Bellahouston Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Fossil Grove (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Rutherglen

Fly into Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.2 mi (14.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 26.8 mi (43.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Glasgow Rutherglen Station or Burnside Station to see more of the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Rutherglen?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 624 vacation rentals around Rutherglen. From 79 house rentals to 503 condo and apartment 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 Rutherglen?

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 Rutherglen:

  • North West: 273 vacation rentals
  • East End: 148 vacation rentals
  • Glasgow Westend: 252 vacation rentals
  • Pollokshields: 62 vacation rentals
  • Kelvinbridge: 159 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 Rutherglen?

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

  • Burnside Station: 690 vacation rentals
  • Glasgow Rutherglen Station: 698 vacation rentals
  • Glasgow (ZGG-Glasgow Central Train Station): 759 vacation rentals
  • Italian Centre: 760 vacation rentals
  • Merchants' House: 760 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rutherglen 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 Houses in Rutherglen?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 79 Houses in Rutherglen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rutherglen include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 503 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 11 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 Rutherglen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 536 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Rutherglen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.