Destination guide

Friendly Hamilton will entice you

Enjoy the theatre scene and other features of Hamilton. Well known for its parks, wildlife and football games, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Celtic Park and Glasgow Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Hamilton

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hamilton a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hamilton Park Racecourse (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • M&Ds Theme Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Colville Park Golf Club (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Airdrie Golf Club (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Crow Wood Golf Club (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Dullatur Golf Club (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hamilton

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Hamilton. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Botanic Gardens (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Chatelherault Country Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Strathclyde Country Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Queen's Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Glasgow Green (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Kelvingrove Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Hamilton

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), located 16.7 mi (26.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 27.5 mi (44.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Hamilton Central Station, Hamilton West Station and Hamilton Chatelherault Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Hamilton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 334 holiday lettings near Hamilton. From 55 Houses to 260 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hamilton 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 Hamilton?

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

  • Strathclyde Country Park: 588 holiday lettings
  • Hamilton Townhouse Theatre: 583 holiday lettings
  • Hamilton Central Station: 540 holiday lettings
  • Hamilton West Station: 541 holiday lettings
  • Hamilton Chatelherault Station: 571 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 55 Houses in Hamilton. Our other popular types of Hamilton holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 260 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 8 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 Hamilton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 289 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Hamilton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.