Outside the city

Glasgow's location on the west coast makes it an ideal base for experiencing Scotland's breathtaking landscapes, historic castles and world-renowned food and drink.



Less than an hour's drive North West from Glasgow is the spendour of the "bonnie banks" of Loch Lomond. In the shadow of Ben Lomond, Loch Lomond is Britain's largest expanse of fresh water and whether you walk, cycle or drive through the National Park or travel by boat, it offers some of Scotland's most breathtaking scenery.



Less than an hour's drive South West from Glasgow, Ayrshire is known for its natural beauty, 80 miles of wonderful coastline and its close associations with poet Robert Burns, Ayrshire is also home to some of the finest golf courses in the world. Take trips to Ayr, Troon, Largs and Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway - along with Brig o' Doon and Alloway Kirk.