Lanarkshire is home to two world heritage sites, New Lanark and the Antonine Wall and VisitScotland four and five star visitor attractions including: Chatelherault Country Park, Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life, the National Museum of Rural Life and Low Parks Museum. Lanarkshire offers some of the best days out in Scotland.
When you’re considering the ideal destination for your short break away, look no further than the Holiday Inn Hamilton. This home-from-home business and pleasure hotel offers exceptional comfort and an incredible location, close not only to Glasgow, but the mesmerising Lanarkshire countryside.
When we arrived at the hotel, our wonderful hosts had prepared a wide range of guides to all manner of attractions, for couples, families and those looking for a touch of magic on their holiday.
Lanarkshire offers a wealth of places to visit and things to do. As well as beautiful scenery offering a world of choice for walkers, cyclists and other outdoor enthusiasts, it is rich in its variety and quality of visitor attractions.
Town centres range from small market towns with many buildings of historic interest to modern centres where you can access a full range of shops and services.
Two of the six UNESCO world heritage sites in Scotland are located in Lanarkshire, New Lanark and the Antonine Wall.
The Holiday Inn Express ® Hamilton couldn’t be better placed to explore the local sites. Holiday Inn Express® Hamilton hotel offers newly refurbished, modern rooms with breakfast included just off the M74 motorway in Hamilton town centre. It’s around 15 minutes by car to Glasgow city centre, and a five-minute drive to Bellshill. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi and can relax with drinks and the snack menu in the stylish lounge bar. Hamilton’s shops and restaurants are a short stroll away.
Our room was exceptional and when we arrived we were hungry after a long drive. We were delighted to sample the delicious pizza the hotel does as a room service option. The melted cheese and crusty deep pan base was absolutely delicious.
Downstairs there is a laid back lounge and bar area where the staff are only too happy to provide information and advice about how to travel around the region, what to see, what’s open, where to eat etc.
As well as being close to the city of Glasgow, the hotel is handily positioned for Hamilton International Technology Park as well as Strathclyde Business Park and Motherwell If it is leisure activities you are looking for, then it’s only minutes away from Strathclyde Country Park with is wide range of visitor attractions including M&D’s Theme Park and Amazonia. We found that the friendly staff could often be found happily assisting first time visitors to the area about the best places to see, as there are a variety of leisure attractions in Lanarkshire that offer something for everyone.
The hotel is well located for Scotland’s three international airports: Glasgow, Prestwick and Edinburgh. Glasgow is just over 20 miles away on the M8 & M74 motorways and Prestwick can be reached in about 50 minutes, while Edinburgh is approximately 45 minutes.
To make a booking at Hamilton Holiday Inn Express, or any other hotel visit www.holidayinn.com