Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Milngavie

Enjoy the history and other features of Milngavie. Well known for its shopping, parks and restaurants, this romantic city won't disappoint. Botanic Gardens and Riverside Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Milngavie

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Milngavie a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Xscape Braehead (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Crow Wood Golf Club (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Kilsyth Lennox Golf Club (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre (11.3 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Dullatur Golf Club (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Milngavie

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Milngavie. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Botanic Gardens (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Dawsholm Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Fossil Grove (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Kelvingrove Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Bellahouston Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Glasgow Green (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Milngavie

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), located 6.9 mi (11.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 32 mi (51.5 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Glasgow Milngavie Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Milngavie?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 445 holiday lettings around Milngavie. From 328 flats & apartments to 55 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Milngavie?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Milngavie:

  • North West: 212 holiday homes
  • East End: 96 holiday homes
  • Kelvinbridge: 117 holiday homes
  • Glasgow Westend: 197 holiday homes
  • Pollokshields: 46 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Milngavie? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Milngavie. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Glasgow Milngavie Station: 720 holiday lettings
  • Mugdock Country Park: 682 holiday lettings
  • Balloch Castle: 812 holiday lettings
  • Loch Lomond Shores: 801 holiday lettings
  • Blair Drummond Safari Park: 401 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Milngavie listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Milngavie?

Yes, of course. offers 328 Flats in Milngavie. Our other popular types of Milngavie holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 55 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 29 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Milngavie?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Milngavie. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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