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Known as the Cradle of the Royal Stewarts, the town of Renfrew in the West of Scotland has been in league with royalty for centuries. Renfrew was granted Royal Burgh status in 1397. All of the High Stewart Kings were laid to rest on the grounds of nearby Paisley Abbey, and the area of Renfrewshire was the stamping ground of a young man from Elderslie by the name of William Wallace. He and his family were vassals of the Stewart Kings, and per-haps it was here in the bosom of Renfrewshire that the radical patriotism that sustained the resistance during the First War of Scottish Independence was born. It is mildly ironic that it would be King James VI Stewart that would see the Marriage of the Thistle and The Rose unite the crowns of Scotland and England, when so much blood was spilt in his name. Nowadays it is Prince Charles who holds the position as the Baron of Ren-frew, and, thankfully, medieval bloodshed is now a thing firmly of the past. Renfrew only relinquished its status as administrative hub for Renfrewshire in 1975, when the government set about augmenting the structure of local government throughout the UK. Renfrew’s larger cousin Paisley now shoulders this burden, and Renfrew is now a town with a large commuter population. Just six miles from Glasgow, and a short drive from Paisley, Renfrew has excellent transport links, and is on hand for Glas-gow airport. Those addicted to shopping will find the shopping complex at Braehead to be just the fix they need, and all those driven to the edge by melting credit cards and screaming children can let off some steam at the adjoining X-scape centre, where snowboarding is among the many bone threatening activities for adrenaline junkies to get their jollies. Sitting where the River Cart joins the River Clyde, Renfrew made its money in shipbuilding, in the days when Glasgow and all of the towns on the Clyde donned tools and broke sweat on the yards. Times have changed, but like many towns in the west of Scotland, Renfrew has recovered through a balanced diet of retail and en-gineering.


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Ferry Inn (0.55 miles)

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The Ferry Inn is located on the south bank of the River Clyde beside the famous Renfrew Ferry. Open 7 days a week, offering a warm and friendly welcome to ... More

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Travelodge Glasgow Braehead (0.69 miles)

Travelodge Glasgow Braehead is located 4 miles from Glasgow Airport, 24 miles from Glasgow Prestwick Airport, and is less than a mile to Xscape - Braehead. Also nearby you will find: Glasgow Ski & Snowboard ... More | visit website

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Glynhill Hotel & Leisure Club (1.08 miles)

Glynhill Hotel & Leisure Club

This commended 145-bedroom full service hotel is ideally located for the West of Scotland, only 5 minutes from Glasgow International Airport, Braehead Shopping Centre, Xscape Leisure Park and 10 minutes from Glasgow city centre. Facilities ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Glasgow Airport (1.84 miles)

Premier Inn Glasgow Airport
An ideal airport location, this Premier Inn is just 0.25 miles from Glasgow airport. Braehead shopping centre is a local attraction near to this Premier Inn. Glasgow city centre is only 12 miles away. Our Glasgow ... More | visit website
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Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport (2.00 miles)

Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport

Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport makes for an inviting home-from-home within the complex of Glasgow International Airport. You can catch the bus 24 hours a day from the airport to Glasgow city centre, 10 minutes away. ... More | visit website

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Lomond Airport Hotel (2.28 miles)

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Welcome to the Lomond Airport Hotel, part of the reputable Lomond Hotels Group. We offer a modest and informal setting which will comfortably cater for your stay. Within close proximity ... More

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Beardmore Hotel (2.40 miles)

Beardmore Hotel

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The Beardmore Hotel and Conference Centre is one of a rare breed. It is a luxury hotel but with an informal ambiance and professional, yet friendly, staff. Located on the banks of ... More

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Manor Park B&B (2.42 miles)

Manor Park B&B

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Situated in Glasgow's fashionable West End. A family run licensed hotel. The Hotel has been restored to its former glory offering personal service at affordable prices, with only a short distance to ... More

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Travelodge Glasgow Airport (2.53 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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Watermill Hotel (2.74 miles)

Watermill Hotel

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Situated in the Heart of Historic Paisley, built on a the site of a 17th century flour mill and reatining the original mill facade, whilst offering modern levels of comfort. ... More

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