Destination guide

Friendly Helensburgh will entice you

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Helensburgh. This welcoming city is known for its gardens, golfing and bars. Benmore Botanic Garden and Paisley Abbey are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Helensburgh

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Helensburgh a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Loch Lomond Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Cowal Golf Club (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Xscape Braehead (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Helensburgh

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Helensburgh is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Benmore Botanic Garden (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Lyle Hill (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Loch Long (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Lunderston Bay (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Loch Lomond (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Inchailloch (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Helensburgh

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), located 15.1 mi (24.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 34.6 mi (55.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Helensburgh Central Station, Helensburgh Upper Station and Craigendoran Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Helensburgh?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 309 vacation rentals near Helensburgh. From 120 Houses to 83 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 Helensburgh for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Helensburgh Central Station: 567 vacation rentals
  • Hill House: 538 vacation rentals
  • Helensburgh Garelochead Station: 445 vacation rentals
  • Helensburgh Upper Station: 555 vacation rentals
  • Craigendoran Station: 612 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 120 Houses in Helensburgh. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Helensburgh include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 83 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 84 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 Helensburgh?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Helensburgh. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.