Destination guide

Friendly Helensburgh will entice you

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Helensburgh. This welcoming city is known for its gardens, golfing and bars. Benmore Botanic Garden and Paisley Abbey are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Helensburgh

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Helensburgh a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Loch Lomond Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Cowal Golf Club (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Xscape Braehead (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Helensburgh

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Helensburgh is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Benmore Botanic Garden (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Lyle Hill (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Loch Long (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Lunderston Bay (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Loch Lomond (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Inchailloch (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Helensburgh

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), located 15.1 mi (24.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 34.6 mi (55.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Helensburgh Central Station, Helensburgh Upper Station and Craigendoran Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Helensburgh?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 324 holiday lettings near Helensburgh. From 128 Houses to 85 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Helensburgh is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Craigendoran Station: 655 holiday lettings
  • Helensburgh Upper Station: 575 holiday lettings
  • St. Modan's Church: 553 holiday lettings
  • Hill House: 568 holiday lettings
  • Helensburgh Central Station: 598 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 128 Houses in Helensburgh. Our other popular types of Helensburgh holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 85 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 85 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 Helensburgh?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Helensburgh. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.