Get active in Airdrie
Airdrie is a good sized town in North Lanarkshire, just 12 miles outside Glasgow city centre, making a trip to the city quick and easy. Airdrie itself boasts a wealth of activities, including everything from a skatepark and BMX track to a sailing club, golf club and three angling centres. Add to this the terrific hiking that the local area has to offer, and there's plenty to keep visitors busy.
Take a daytrip into Glasgow
If you can tear yourself away, Glasgow does have a tremendous amount to recommend it: take a stroll down the famous Sauchiehall Street, visit the many galleries and museums, take in a play, or just visit one of the city's acclaimed restaurants.
Sample the Highlands
Thanks to Airdrie's proximity to areas such as Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park - Balloch is less than an hour's drive, and easily accessible by rail - the great outdoors are almost on the doorstep. For the more intrepid, the Highlands proper are just a bit further - Glencoe, for example, is certainly worth the additional hour's drive from Loch Lomond. Looking for accommodation in Airdrie? Travelodge Glasgow Cumbernauld hotel is your best option, just 6 miles north of Airdrie.