Destination guide

Friendly Dumbarton will entice you

Enjoy the churches and other features of Dumbarton. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the sightseeing, restaurants and football games. Paisley Abbey and Botanic Gardens 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 and around Dumbarton

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Dumbarton has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Loch Lomond Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Xscape Braehead (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Cowal Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Crow Wood Golf Club (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dumbarton

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Dumbarton is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Botanic Gardens (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Benmore Botanic Garden (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Lyle Hill (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Inchailloch (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Loch Lomond (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Lunderston Bay (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Dumbarton

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), located 9 mi (14.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 31.3 mi (50.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Alexandria Renton Station, Dumbarton Dalreoch Station and Dumbarton Central Station are the main stations in the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Dumbarton, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 461 vacation rentals around Dumbarton. From 233 condo and apartment rentals to 63 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 Dumbarton?

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 Dumbarton:

  • North West: 211 vacation rentals
  • East End: 104 vacation rentals
  • Glasgow Westend: 191 vacation rentals
  • Pollokshields: 46 vacation rentals
  • Kelvinbridge: 123 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 Dumbarton?

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

  • Dumbarton Castle: 798 vacation rentals
  • Glasgow Bowling Station: 787 vacation rentals
  • Alexandria Renton Station: 805 vacation rentals
  • Dumbarton Dalreoch Station: 818 vacation rentals
  • Cardross Station: 842 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dumbarton 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 Dumbarton?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 233 Condos/Apartments in Dumbarton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dumbarton include:

  • Houses: 63 rentals available
  • Cabins: 128 rentals available
  • Cottages: 128 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Dumbarton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Dumbarton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.