Situated seven miles west of the city, Glasgow Airport is the ideal starting point from which to tour the stunning southwest and northwest of Scotland by motorhome hire. The airport offers domestic flights to cities throughout the UK as well as to destinations across Europe, in addition to flights to a handful of transatlantic and Middle Eastern locations. The quickest way to reach the city by hired vehicle is via the M8, which runs close to the airport.
Western Scotland has a well-maintained and extensive road network, making it ideal for a self-drive holiday by campervan. Motorhome suppliers can be easily found close to the airport, good quality caravan overnight facilities are abundant in both urban and rural areas, and petrol stations are easy to locate.
Recommended campervan drives in Glasgow Airport
head north from the airport along the A82 to the spectacularly scenic region of Strathclyde. Scotland’s first national park, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs, is located here. Milarrochy Bay Camping and Caravanning Club Site is situated on the shores of the loch, off the A811. Luss Camping and Motorhome Club Site is situated on the opposite shore.
with stunning scenery, lots of fascinating history and abundant outdoor activities, Ayrshire is a magnet for tourists. Some of the UK’s most spectacular golf courses are located in this region. Sandylands Holiday Park, located outside the coastal town of Ardrossan, and Culzean Castle Camping and Caravanning Site are two popular options for parking up.
Argyll and Bute:
travel west of the airport via the A8 and cross the Firth of Clyde by ferry to access the wild beauty of this little-known region. Boasting ample facilities, Hunters Quay Holiday Village and Loch Eck Caravan Park are two good options for camping amid the area’s breathtaking scenery dotted with mountains, castles and glens.
About the airport
Scotland’s second-busiest airport, Glasgow Airport, handles over seven million passengers a year. The airport’s single terminal has three piers: the West pier serves international flights, the Central pier serves domestic flights and the East pier serves low-cost carriers, Ireland and the Scottish islands. There is a shuttle bus service to Glasgow city centre from the airport, while taxis are available outside Arrivals.