RV rental in Glasgow

Welcome to wee Glasgow, although it isn’t very wee at all! This port city is located on the River Clyde, in Scotland’s western Lowlands. It is a leading cultural hub, home to famed institutions such as the Scottish Opera, Scottish Ballet and National Theatre of Scotland. You can visit these esteemed sights and more through organising RV rental with a private owner. Motorhome hire will help to keep your trip cheap, and will allow you to explore as much of this city and its surrounding area. There are plenty of campsites in Glasgow for you to enjoy, allowing you to escape from the bustling city during the evenings. Start searching for campervan hire options with Goboony, and let your bonny vacation begin!

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How much does it cost to hire a campervan in Glasgow?

Given that Goboony operates with private owners, the prices for RV rental can vary! It depends on numerous factors, including the size of the vehicles, age of the van, season of the hire, and length of the booking! You’ll often find motorhome hire options with discounts for long term hire or last minute bookings. Looking for a more detailed insight into the prices you should expect? Read our ‘How much does campervan hire cost?’ page.

Why rent an RV in Glasgow?

Well, firstly we’ll consider why to go for campervan hire in general. It gives you the ultimate freedom, you can travel anywhere, anytime. Plan your journey as it happens, see how long you want to stay in Glasgow. And given the sheer size of Glasgow, we can bet you’ll be spending a while there! Motorhome hire will allow you to explore this large city, and to stop by Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park for some wild camping!

What are things to do in Glasgow?

If the weather is sunny and delightfully un-Scottish, you can make your way over to Glasgow Cathedral, and stroll around this stunning building. The People’s Palace will teach you about the city’s social history, and features an onsite glasshouse cafe ideal for enjoying a coffee and tart. Once the skies turn grey, take refuge in the Riverside Museum, where the collections of historic vehicles and state-of-the-art interactive displays will keep you entertained for hours. Visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and enjoy a picnic on the grassy lawns surrounding it. Be sure to visit The Willow Tea Rooms for the best tea in Scotland!

What are things to consider when driving an RV in Glasgow?

The city can be pretty busy, so navigating an RV around those crowded streets can be quite a challenge, even for the most experienced RV drivers! Outside of Glasgow, you’ll also be confronted with narrow, winding roads, so keep it slow and safe. Luckily, Scotland is far more relaxed about overnight parking than other European countries, so unless you see a sign expressly banning it, you should be fine! But remember that this doesn't include sleeping in it, so check the regulation on that for your area first.

What is the closest airport to Glasgow?

Flights across Europe and other destinations go directly to Glasgow Airport, formerly Abbotsinch Airport. It is located in Paisley, and is a mere 8.6 miles west of Glasgow city centre. There are trains and buses to the centre, or you can try to arrange a taxi or pick up from the RV owner.