Self-catering accommodation in Renfrewshire
At the edge of Glasgow, with wonderful views over the River Clyde and the Firth of Clyde Renfrewshire, is a spectacular Scottish holiday destination with some fascinating surprises. Well-known for its country parks, you can enjoy dog-friendly cottage holidays in Renfrewshire. Gleniffer Braes is home to fabulous scenery and gentle walking trails, as well as two reservoirs for fishing. A visit to Coats Observatory puts the world into perspective, while the views from Muirshiel Visitor Centre and Country Park are attractive to keen photographers. Also head out to Gleniffer Braes Country Park for wildlife, a waterfall, standing stones, elevated views and deep forests. The Braehead Shopping Mall is one of the largest in the Glasgow area, a multi-level megamall that’s home to designer stores, trendy fashion outlets and tempting restaurants. You’ll find an Xscape here too, with its indoor ski slope, Tarzan rope climbs and crazy golf.
Staying in holiday cottages in Renfrewshire puts you close to all these fabulous attractions, and the cultural city of Glasgow, with its impressive shopping and delectable dining, is just a short drive away. From Renfrewshire head west to Greenock and Wemyss Bay to catch a ferry across the Firth of Clyde to Dunoon, as well as the Isles of Arran and Bute. It's a wonderful county of Scotland with good transport links including Glasgow International Airport and the central rail links from the city centre. Pick Renfrewshire for a holiday to Scotland, it's a great choice for first-time visitors because it blends the wilderness with city life to great effect.