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Tel code: 01505 | code search
Postcode: PA9 | code search
Population: 1500
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Howwood is a small Renfrewshire town, sitting close to the border with Ayrshire, and has both Paisley and Johnstone close at hand. To the south-west of Glasgow, Howwood is just one of the many small towns which have grown as commuter towns of both Glasgow and Paisley. Howwood sits on the Ayshire Coast rail line; it was plugged into the arterial rail link in 1840, only to see it close after just two weeks of service, reflecting the problems in trying to finance a working and inclusive rail service in the 19th Century. It reopened in the win-ter of 1876, and managed to last until 1955, when it closed once again. It was time to relocate Howwood’s train station, and on 24th October 1988 its current station opened, a short distance from the original location. It may be a small town, but there is a firm sense of community within Howwood: The Howwood Inn has been refreshing travellers and Howwood residents since the 1700s, with a beer garden that’s perfect for long summer evenings; the Bowfield Hotel and Country Club offers saunas, squash, swimming and spas within its walls, and is smuggled amongst Renfrewshire’s Arcadian vistas. Howwood is not far from Glasgow Airport, and with the splendour of Renfrewshire on its doorstep – Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park, Paisley Abbey and the Weaver’s Cottage at Kilbarchan to name a few – it is a most contented rural settlement.

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Howwood Inn (0.08 miles)

Howwood Inn

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Dating back to the 1700s the Inn is the perfect place for the weary traveller to rest and recharge their batteries. Combining a country hotel with gourmet restaurant, well stocked ... More

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Innkeepers Lodge (0.17 miles)

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Bowfield Hotel & Country Club (0.91 miles)

Bowfield Hotel & Country Club

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Experience a haven amidst the stress of everyday life in a refreshingly different hotel within a country club atmospere. Tucked away in the rolling hills of Renfrewshire, yet only 15 ... More

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Lynnhurst Hotel (2.33 miles)

Lynnhurst Hotel

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Having recently undergone an extensive refurbishment, The Lynnhurst Hotel combines traditional grace with modern efficiency making it Renfrewshire's new aspirational venue.Situated in a prestigious residential area the hotel enjoys a ... More

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Gleniffer House (3.14 miles)

Gleniffer House
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Built in the early 1800's, Gleniffer House is a small friendly guest house with the emphasis on guest comfort. Situated in a garden filled with songs ... More
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Uplawmoor Hotel (3.98 miles)

Uplawmoor Hotel

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Uplawmoor Hotel, set in the picturesque hills of Renfrewshire, near Glasgow. Uplawmoor Hotel & Restaurant is a small independent hotel, personally managed by Stuart & Emma Peacock who offer visitors to Scotland ... More

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Premier Inn Glasgow (Paisley) (4.18 miles)

Premier Inn Glasgow (Paisley)
Situated on Phoenix Retail Park with a cinema and shops just a short walk from the hotel. Local attractions include Loch Lomond, Paisley museum and art gallery, Xscape and Braehead shopping centre. For shops and ... More | visit website
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The Travellers Rest (5.57 miles)

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The Travellers Rest welcome you to stay over in one of our five recently refurbished bedrooms. All rooms include a television along with tea and coffee making facilities. Each room ... More

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Ashtree House Hotel (5.63 miles)

Ashtree House Hotel
Ashtree House Hotel is set in an oasis of tranquillity in the heart of Paisley’s heritage and entertainment district. Occupying a splendid Listed Regency Georgian Town House with its own private courtyard and walled garden. ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Glasgow Airport (5.83 miles)

Travelodge Glasgow Airport
Located off Junction 28 on the M8 half a mile from Glasgow Airport, this Travelodge provides contemporary quality accommodation and an ideal base for exploring the cultural city of Glasgow and the surrounding countryside. Spacious ... More | visit website

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