Set just about 40 minutes outside Glasgow, the four-star Riverside Lodge Hotel makes for a perfect break from the city’s hustle and bustle. Miles of rugged coastline dotted with sandy beaches invite for leisurely strolls, while golfers will find themselves at their element with plenty of golf courses in the area.
Decorated in a classic style, the rooms come complete with hot drink-making facilities, complimentary toiletries, hairdryers, and 24-hour service for guests’ convenience.
Jazzed up with world-cuisine influences, British and European dishes are served at the on-site restaurant taking pride in serving local produce. Lighter bites and high tea, alongside an array of beverages, can be enjoyed in the bar area.
Groupon’s Guide to North Ayrshire
Set in the southwest of Scotland, North Ayrshire allures travellers with quaint towns and scenic coastline, making for an ideal destination for an idyllic, peaceful break. Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park offers plenty of leisure activities, including boat and bike rentals, while the Lunderston Bay Beach tempts with sandy shores, perfect for a picnic on sunnier days. Visitors can also explore the hilly island of Great Cumbrae or the green Largs, while city lovers can head to Irvine to explore its harbour, museum, and an art gallery. Those with an appetite for some competition can also practise their swing at the local golf courses such as Royal Troon, Turnberry and Old Prestwick.