Destination guide

The friendly city of Greenock awaits you

Enjoy the culture and other features of Greenock. This welcoming city is known for its bars, cafes and ice skating. Benmore Botanic Garden and Paisley Abbey are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Greenock

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

  • Cowal Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Loch Lomond Golf Club (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Xscape Braehead (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Greenock

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Greenock. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Benmore Botanic Garden (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Lyle Hill (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Lunderston Bay (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Loch Long (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Inchailloch (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Loch Lomond (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Greenock

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), located 13.6 mi (21.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 28.9 mi (46.5 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Greenock Drumfrochar Station, Greenock Whinhill Station and Greenock Branchton Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Greenock?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 302 holiday lettings near Greenock. From 115 Houses to 94 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Greenock for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Greenock?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Greenock. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Greenock West Station: 553 holiday lettings
  • Lyle Hill: 512 holiday lettings
  • Glasgow Bogston Station: 766 holiday lettings
  • Greenock Fort Matilda Station: 507 holiday lettings
  • Custom House: 583 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Greenock listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Greenock?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 115 Houses in Greenock. Our other popular types of Greenock holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 94 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 70 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Greenock?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Greenock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.