4 reasons you should staycation at Days Inn Hamilton this year

13 August 2019

Our Days Inn hotel is the perfect place to situate yourselves for a staycation of exploration and adventure in the heart of stunning Scottish scenery.

Whether it’s a day out in the city or an adventure at one of Scotland’s famous lochs, there’s an abundance of things to do near Days Inn Hamilton for everyone!

Here are just four reasons why you should staycation at Days Inn Hamilton this year!

1. Country Park Galore

In the vicinity of Days Inn Hamilton, you can take your pick of at least 5 country parks for days in the outdoors!

The closest country park to our Days Inn hotel is Strathclyde Country Park, situated on the River Clyde and Strathclyde Loch. With a theme park, zoo for the kids and even a Roman bath ruin, there’s enough to do in this country park alone.

But if you want to explore further afield, check out this list of nearby country parks in Lanarkshire.

Another top parks in the local area include Calderglen Country Park, which is another sure bet to keep the kids occupied. The park boasts a range of seasonal activities, such as treasure hunts, and even have a zoo and tropical conservatory on site.

2. Glasgow

If you’ve chosen to stay with us at Days Inn Hamilton because of our short distance to Glasgow, then you won’t be disappointed with how easy it is to get into the city for a day trip during your staycation.

The bustling and exciting city is packed with shopping, food & drink, activities for all and historical attractions.

First-time visitors shouldn’t miss cultural sights such as the Cathedral, Necropolis cemetery and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

3. Bothwell Castle

A visit to Bothwell Castle should be on everyone’s staycation itinerary for Hamilton this year.

The castle is linked to the Wars of Scottish Independence in the Middle Ages and was repeatedly passed back and forth between England and Scotland during these times of turmoil. This sets the backdrop to a fascinating history waiting to be discovered at the site.

4. Loch Lomond

One of the largest and most popular of the Scottish Lochs, Loch Lomond National Park is the perfect place to get lost in during your staycation to Hamilton. With hills, mountains, lochs and local towns, it truly is one of the highlights of visiting Scotland!

Although the drive is around an hour from our Days Inn hotel location, it’s worth getting up early and making the journey for, as thousands of annual visitors praise the park’s breathtaking scenery.

See this list of recommended itineraries for more inspiration for your trip to the Loch. 

Wrapping up

We hope to have helped you with inspiration for a fantastic staycation near Days Inn Hamilton.

Book your staycation with us at Days Inn for a comfy night’s rest in a convenient location to do all of your exploring!

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