Scotland is often seen as the home of golf, and Erskine Golf Club - one of the finest golf courses in the West of Scotland - is just minutes away from our hotel.The 6500ft course is over 100 years old, and is the ultimate test your of your golfing skills. Ideally sheltered by mature trees and the Kilpatrick hills, this course runs almost all year round, with the added bonus of truly breathtaking scenery.
Indulge in some of Scotland’s national drink at the Auchentoshan Distillery in Dalmuir. A range of informative and entertaining tours are available starting from just £6 - taking you through the history and each stage of the distilling process, and ending with tasting sessions of the single malt Scotch whisky.
One of Scotland’s biggest and most beautiful attraction is just a short drive away from our hotel. Come and see those ‘Bonny Banks of Loch Lomond’ for yourself – you won’t be disappointed!
Things to do in Glasgow
Voted best location for shopping outside of London and hosting the 2014 Commonwealth games, Glasgow City Centre is a buzzing metropolis of music and culture. With museums, galleries, restaurants and a lively nightlife, Glasgow is definitely worth a visit during your stay!
Shop until you drop at Braehead Shopping Centre. Located just ten minutes away from our hotel, Braehead has packed all your favourite high street stores conveniently under one roof, meaning if the rain starts you can stay dry when you’re bargain-hunting!
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Situated just beside Braehead Shopping Centre, Xscape is haven for adrenaline junkies! With an indoor ski slope, Climbzone Adventure Park, Adventure Golf, Laser Quest, Fun Station packed with games, Gambado Play Centre, Robocoaster and more, it’s not for the faint-hearted!
For those looking for a more chilled experience, there are a wide choice of bars and restaurants as well as a multiscreen cinema.
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Learn the story of Glasgow through its transport at The Riverside Museum. From the humble horse and cart to the cars of tomorrow, and not forgetting Glasgow’s shipbuilding legacy, the museum offers a fascinating insight into Glasgow culture. The full sized Victorian street is a particular highlight not to be missed!
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum
Home to Salador Dalí’s world-famous Christ of Saint John of the Cross, the Kelvingrove Museum is long established as one of Scotland’s top attractions. Displaying over 8000 objects ranging from natural history to some of the most significant art movements in 22 themed galleries, there’s sure to be something to grab your attention!
Shopping Breaks in Glasgow
Glasgow is the perfect destination for shopping – with several shopping centres including Braehead, St Enoch’s Centre and Silverburn, as well as our ‘style mile’ – a mile chock full of your favourite high street shops – you can quite literally shop ‘til you drop. If you want something more unusual, the West End boasts some fabulous vintage clothing, independent and antique stores – great for a bargain!
Nights Out in Glasgow
Glaswegians love a good party, so you are spoiled for choice when deciding on a night out! Come and experience the famous Glasgow banter for yourself on Sauchiehall Street or parallel Bath St, which after dark have something to suit all tastes - from quiet bars to large dance venues! And for those with late night munchies, there are a wide range of late night take-out options - chips, curries, noodles and more!
Things to do in Edinburgh
Perched majestically over Princes Street, Edinburgh Castle is one of Scotland’s most famous landmarks. Come and visit the home of many of Scotland’s Monarchy, including Mary Queen of Scots, see the Scottish Crown Jewels, and enjoy the fabulous vantage points over Edinburgh. Just watch out for the daily cannons shots of the 1 o’clock gun!
Animal lovers will love the huge variety of creatures habituating at Edinburgh Zoo! Home to over 1000 animals, visitors can enjoy the penguin parade to those cuddly pandas – the only giant pandas in the whole of the U.K!
National Museum of Scotland
Hosting some truly incredible collections exploring the natural world, world cultures, art and design, science and technology, the National Museum of Scotland is a must see! Located in Edinburgh’s stunning old town, just minutes away from the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle, the Museum has recently undergone massive renovation, allowing a better showcasing of this stunning collection built up over 200 years.