10 of the most expensive Airbnb holiday lets within an hour of Glasgow: pet-friendly and hot tubs

From a six-bedroom house with a private pool to a luxury castle with its own wine cellar, there are a range of places you can stay within an hour from Glasgow.

Amid train strikes and airport chaos, 2022 is another perfect year to enjoy a staycation with your friends or family.

Staycations became increasingly popular during the pandemic due to travel restrictions for going abroad.

Whether you are looking for a romantic weekend getaway, or a family trip to the seaside - there is something for all tastes on Airbnb.

We listed 10 of the most expensive holiday lets within an hour of Glasgow - and included their nightly prices for available weekends in August.

Most expensive for romantic breaks

Pod 2

This quirky one-bedroom and one-bathroom glamping pod can sleep up to four guests.

The amazing views, private space and hot tub make for a romantic getaway - and you are welcome to bring your furry friend.

Outside, there is a hot tub, free parking and a terrace with seating.

Inside, there is a fireplace, a large television with Netflix and a private double bed.

Nearby you can make use of the tranquil fishing pond, or head into Kilmarnock where you will find supermarkets, a cinema, restaurants and a leisure complex with Go Karting and Bowling.

Distance from Glasgow: 40-minute drive

Price per night for a weekend in August: £268 (plus cleaning and service fees)

Star rating: 4.98

Find out more and book here.

Riverside View Apartment

This stunning two-bedroom and two-bathroom apartment can sleep up to four guests.

Outside, there is outdoor seating and a barbecue - which makes for a romantic dinner setting, with uninterrupted views of the River Leven and the mountains of Loch Lomond.

Inside, there is a cosy living room, an en-suite bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen.

Nearby, Balloch has lots to offer including the Sea Life Aquarium, a castle with a country park, a golf course, Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre and great shops, pubs and restaurants.

Distance from Glasgow: 50-minute drive

Price per night for a weekend in August: £240 (plus cleaning and service fees)

Star rating: 5

Find out more and book here.

Most expensive for city-centre breaks

Finnieston Townhouse

This charming three-bedroom and three-bathroom townhouse can sleep up to eight guests.

Outside, there is a hot tub, a modern fire pit with seating and a pizza oven and a barbecue - as well as parking on site.

Inside, there is a cinema room, a pool table, a bar, a large dining table and a dedicated workspace.

Nearby you can explore and enjoy everything that Glasgow has to offer; Kelvingrove Park, the Gallery of Modern Art, the OVO Hydro - and ample shops, bars and restaurants.

Distance from Glasgow: 25-minute walk

Price per night for a weekend in August: £1,696 (plus cleaning and service fees)

Find out more and book here.

Central duplex

This well-stocked three-bedroom and one-bathroom villa can sleep up to five guests.

Outside, there is free parking and you are based in the centre of Glasgow Green - so guests can enjoy a walk, while taking a look at the many monuments and statues.

Inside, there is a washing machine, a modern bathroom with power shower, and a well equipped kitchen.

Nearby you can explore and enjoy everything that Glasgow has to offer; Kelvingrove Park, the Gallery of Modern Art, the OVO Hydro - and ample shops, bars and restaurants.

Distance from Glasgow: 25-minute walk

Price per night for a weekend in August: £819 (plus cleaning and service fees)

Find out more and book here.

Most expensive by the beach

Large 4-bedroom beach house with exceptional views

This pet-friendly four-bedroom and one-bathroom house can sleep up to 10 guests.

Outside, there is a hot tub, a balcony with exceptional views, seating for some al fresco dining, and private parking for three cars.

Inside, there is a home gym, a free-standing bath and a fully equipped kitchen.

Nearby, Seamill beach is just 100 metres away - and the village has a golf course and direct access to Ayrshire Coastal Path.

Distance from Glasgow: One hour drive

Price per night for a weekend in August: £465 (plus cleaning and service fees)

Find out more and book here.

Most expensive for family holidays

Townhouse in Glasgow City

This modern three-bedroom and three-bathroom townhouse can sleep up to four guests.

Outside, there is free parking and an enclosed garden. Inside, there is a washing machine, a dedicated workspace and a fire pit.

Nearby, there is a large Morrisons and Tesco, as well as a golf course. It is also close enough to explore what Glasgow city centre has to offer.

Distance from Glasgow: 15-minute drive

Price per night for a weekend in August: £1,520 (plus cleaning and service fees)

Find out more and book here.

Quiet located semi-detached home

This semi-detached two-bedroom and one-bathroom house can sleep up to four guests.

Outside, there is a hot tub and private driveway parking. Inside, there is a cosy living room with a television, a washing machine and a bath.

Nearby you can relax at Erskine beach, enjoy the Freelands Road play area, or explore the town of Clydebank.

Distance from Glasgow: 40-minute drive

Price per night for a weekend in August: £574 (plus cleaning and service fees)

Find out more and book here.

Most expensive for large groups (12 plus people)

The Old Manse

This traditional six-bedroom and three-bathroom villa can sleep up to 13 guests.

Outside, there is private driveway parking, a large garden with outdoor seating and access to a tennis court. Inside, there is a fireplace, a workspace, a well equipped kitchen and a washing machine.

Nearby there is a retail park with McDonald’s, Pizza Hut, KFC, Argos and Sainsbury’s.

Distance from Glasgow: 30-minute drive

Price per night for a weekend in August: £1,588 (plus cleaning and service fees)

Star rating: 4.71

Find out more and book here.

High Brownmuir Farm

This modern six-bedroom and six-bathroom villa can sleep up to 12 guests.

Outside, there is private driveway parking, a large garden with outdoor seating, a balcony and a hot tub. Inside, there is a washing machine, a pool table and a home gym.

Nearby there are shops, pubs and restaurants in the village of Strathaven.

Distance from Glasgow: 40-minute drive

Price per night for a weekend in August: £2,064 (plus cleaning and service fees)

Star rating: 4.89

Find out more and book here.

Luxury Castle Elegantly Styled & Serviced

And finally, it would be rude not to mention that you can stay in a castle.

This pet-friendly six-bedroom and five-bathroom villa can sleep up to 12 guests.

Outside, there is a hot tub, a woodfired pizza oven and a barbecue - as well as a rugby pitch in the garden. Inside, there is a home gym, five fireplaces and a wine cellar.

Neaby there are great links to Glasgow city centre, and there are parks and restraurants within walking distance.

Distance from Glasgow: 20-minutes drive

Price per night for a weekend in August: £4,497 (plus cleaning and service fees)

Find out more and book here.