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Muirhead is a small town in North Lanarkshire in Scotland situated 4 miles north-west of Coatbridge, 7 miles north-east of Glasgow. The town developed during the 19th century as an important industrial centre with coal-mining, brick-making and whiskey distilling industries. Surrounded by countryside, Muirhead is a popular tourist destination ideal for walkers to try the 16km North Calder Heritage Trail, cyclists with the Edinburgh Glasgow cycle route and golfers with 13 golf courses to choose from in North Lanarkshire. The town has holiday accommodation, an Inn and a pub serving bar meals, shops and amenities, fast food restaurants, a sports centre and course fishing facilities. Muirhead is the ideal base for touring the many major attractions in the area, with excellent road and rail links across Lanarkshire, Glasgow and Loch Lomond. Neighbouring attractions include in Coatbridge, The Time Capsule leisure centre and The Summerlee Heritage Park, with a visitor centre, an exhibition gallery, tearoom, gift shop, electric tram rides and the opportunity to go down a real coal-mine, in Motherwell, The M and D Strathclyde County Park with a fairground, amusements, land and water based activities and various walks. Close by is Glasgow City Centre with excellent shopping, The SECC exhibition centre, theatres, cinemas, night-clubs and a variety of places to eat out.

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Halo Crowwood Hotel (0.43 miles)

Halo Crowwood Hotel

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The Halo Crowwood Hotel is a modern city hotel, situated on the outskirts of Glasgow offering a relaxed out of town atmosphere whilst being only 10 miles from Glasgow city ... More


Avenue End Bed & Breakfast (1.81 miles)

Avenue End Bed & Breakfast

Ours is a modern self built family home situated in a quiet tree lined lane just off of the A80 Cumbernauld Road in Stepps, Glasgow.

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Smiths Hotel (3.58 miles)

Smiths Hotel

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Smiths Hotel is a friendly, family-run hotel in the heart of Kirkintilloch. The hotel offers something for everyone, from contemporary to traditional styles. Choose from one of our 21 en-suite bedrooms which ... More

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Centre Lodge Hotel (4.06 miles)

Centre Lodge Hotel
Centre Lodge is situated on Coatbridge Main Street, in the heart of Lanarkshire. With close links to the M8, & M74 Motorways it is ideal for business in the central Scotland area, approximately ten minutes ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Glasgow East (4.28 miles)

Premier Inn Glasgow East
Local attractions include the River Medina and historic Osborne House. For shops and local amenities Glasgow city centre is only 7 miles away. Our Glasgow East Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy beds in ... More | visit website

Innkeepers Lodge (4.49 miles)

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Grange Hotel (4.91 miles)

Grange Hotel

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A small, friendly hotel centrally located 20mins from Glasgow and 40mins from Edinburgh.

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Onslow Guest House (5.15 miles)

Onslow Guest House
Nestled in the suburban area of Dennistoun only minutes from Glasgow City Centre is the Onslow Guest House. This large Victorian style Guest House is surrounded by traditional Glasgow culture with many public transport links ... More | visit website
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The Boathouse (5.15 miles)

The Boathouse

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Just a short distance away from Glasgow and Cumbernauld and only a stroll away from Kilsyth, lies a sanctuary a million miles from it all.The Boathouse offers 10 luxurious bedrooms ... More

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Craigpark Guest House (5.28 miles)

Craigpark Guest House
Offering quality, comfortable accommodation, with central heating throughout, all rooms have a wash basin, TV, tea/coffee facilities and pleasant outlook over the well kept south facing gardens. All rooms have hair-driers and access to ... More | visit website

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