Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly East Kilbride

Learn about the unique charm of East Kilbride with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognised for its restaurants, bars and spas. Celtic Park and Burrell Collection are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around East Kilbride

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that East Kilbride has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hamilton Park Racecourse (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • M&Ds Theme Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Colville Park Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Crow Wood Golf Club (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Xscape Braehead (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Airdrie Golf Club (11.2 mi / 18 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Kilbride

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, East Kilbride is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Botanic Gardens (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Queen's Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Strathclyde Country Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Glasgow Green (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Chatelherault Country Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Brother Loch (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around East Kilbride

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), located 12.1 mi (19.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 24 mi (38.6 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Glasgow East Kilbride Station or Glasgow Hairmyres Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around East Kilbride?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 589 holiday lettings around East Kilbride. From 472 flats & apartments to 75 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 East Kilbride?

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 East Kilbride:

  • North West: 211 holiday homes
  • East End: 104 holiday homes
  • Kelvinbridge: 123 holiday homes
  • Glasgow Westend: 191 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 East Kilbride? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in East Kilbride. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • East Kilbride Shopping Centre: 567 holiday lettings
  • National Museum of Rural Life: 577 holiday lettings
  • Glasgow East Kilbride Station: 522 holiday lettings
  • Glasgow Hairmyres Station: 573 holiday lettings
  • Peel Park: 577 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around East Kilbride 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 East Kilbride?

Yes, of course. offers 472 Flats in East Kilbride. Our other popular types of East Kilbride holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 75 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 479 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 internet/wifi in East Kilbride?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 500 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in East Kilbride. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.