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Holiday Parks Near Glasgow

by Jemma Fletcher (follow)
4 highly recommended holiday parks within a 2 hour drive of Glasgow.

The school summer holidays are creeping closer, which means sun (we hope), visits from the ice-cream van, and maybe even a little getaway.

You don't have to travel far, or spend a small fortune to do this; sometimes the best memories are just around the corner.

Here are four local holiday parks that come highly recommended, and are within a 2 hour drive of Glasgow Centre.

They all have a fantastic choice of caravans and lodge holiday homes, and many of them welcome pets so your furry friends can join in on the fun too!

If sleeping under the stars is more your style, take a look at Best Campsites for Families in Glasgow.

1. Tummel Valley Holiday Park

Located in Pitlochry, this peaceful holiday park is set on the banks of the River Tummel in the heart of Tay Forest.

Keep the kids occupied with the adventure play area, nature trail, crazy golf, indoor pool, kids clubs and evening entertainment. There's also a riverside bar and restaurant, as well as coffee and takeaway options.

Where: Tummel Valley Holiday Park, Tummel Bridge, Near Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH16 5SA.
2 hours drive from Glasgow Centre. For more information, see here.


2. Sundrum Castle Holiday Park

Set in a quiet spot near the beautiful Ayrshire coast, you've got it all at this country holiday park.

There's also an indoor swimming pool with flume, amusement arcade and even a bit of crazy golf. For the grown-ups, there is a wonderful restaurant and several bars, as well as a wildlife nature trial. It's the perfect base to explore the sandy beaches of Ayr, as well as ancient Scottish castles, which pepper the countryside.

Where: Sundrum Castle Holiday Park, Coylton, By Ayr, Ayrshire, KA6 5JH.
50 minutes drive from Glasgow Centre. For more information, see here.


3. Southerness Holiday Park

Set right on the edge of a beautiful beach, Southerness boasts stunning sea views over the Solway Firth.

You can walk directly from the park onto two miles of beach, or enjoy the park itself with a 25m indoor pool with giant flume, amazing water sprays and a relaxing spa bath. There's also an adventure play area, a sunset showbar, and a newly refurbished Coast Bar & Kitchen with an outdoor terrace.

Where: outherness Holiday Park, Off Sandy Lane, Southerness, Dumfries, DG2 8AZ.
2 hours drive from Glasgow Centre. For more information, see here.


4. Wemyss Bay Holiday Park

This leafy, hillside park is in the perfect spot for jumping aboard a ferry and spending the day on the Isles of Arran, Cumbrae or historic Bute.

As well as the many day trip options, there's an indoor swimming pool (complete with toddlers' paddling area and sauna), and both an adventure and indoor play area for the kids.

Where: Wemyss Bay Holiday Park, Renfrewshire, Scotland, PA18 6BA.
50 minutes drive from Glasgow Centre. For more information, see here.

Can you recommend any holiday parks close to Glasgow? Let us know!

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