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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Rutherglen?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 445 vacation rentals near Rutherglen. From 83 Houses to 321 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rutherglen for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Rutherglen?

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

  • Glasgow Rutherglen Station: 548 vacation rentals
  • Burnside Station: 519 vacation rentals
  • Glasgow (ZGG-Glasgow Central Train Station): 597 vacation rentals
  • Glasgow Mount Vernon Station: 532 vacation rentals
  • Glasgow Crosshill Station: 567 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rutherglen listed on HomeAway 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. HomeAway has 83 Houses in Rutherglen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rutherglen include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 321 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 10 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 pool in Rutherglen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Rutherglen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.