Destination guide

Friendly Dumbarton will entice you

Enjoy the churches and other features of Dumbarton. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the sightseeing, restaurants and football games. Paisley Abbey and Botanic Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Dumbarton

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Dumbarton has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Loch Lomond Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Xscape Braehead (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Cowal Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Crow Wood Golf Club (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dumbarton

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Dumbarton is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Botanic Gardens (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Benmore Botanic Garden (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Lyle Hill (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Inchailloch (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Loch Lomond (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Lunderston Bay (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Dumbarton

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), located 9 mi (14.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 31.3 mi (50.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Alexandria Renton Station, Dumbarton Dalreoch Station and Dumbarton Central Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Dumbarton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 423 holiday lettings around Dumbarton. From 189 flats & apartments to 69 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 Dumbarton?

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 Dumbarton:

  • North West: 199 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 Dumbarton? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Dumbarton. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cardross Station: 825 holiday lettings
  • Dumbarton Castle: 779 holiday lettings
  • Dumbarton Central Station: 796 holiday lettings
  • Alexandria Renton Station: 792 holiday lettings
  • Glasgow Bowling Station: 775 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 189 Flats in Dumbarton. Our other popular types of Dumbarton holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 69 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 131 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 131 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dumbarton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Dumbarton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.