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County - Glasgow | Map
Tel code: 01475 | code search
Postcode: PA14 | code search
Population: 910
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Langbank Events

January
Big Garden Bird Watch
Winter Wonderland Walk

February
Snowdrop Strolls
Wild Days Out

March
Easter Spectacular

July
Summer Activities

August
Summer Activities

October
Autumn Wild Days Out
Halloween!

November
Christmas Tree ‘tagging’ begins
Getting to Know ‘Yew’

December
Christmas Tree sales
Santas Grotto
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Gleddoch House Hotel
"My wife and I booked into Gleddoch for Valentine’s Day. Our booking was prepaid for the room and the meal. The decor in the hotel and the room were very ..." More

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The Renfrewshire town of Langbank owes both its name and its existence to the River Clyde, on whose banks it sits proudly. Langbank in Auld Scots’ parlance means ‘long bank’, and the town hugs the waterside in the Inverclyde region. It is an area that witnesses the Clyde widening into an estuarine environment, once home to heavy industry and some remarkable wildlife. Naturally, the latter suffered from Glasgow’s industrial age but the regeneration of river systems can be startlingly swift, and now as the West of Scotland’s economy recovers and renews itself, so too the its river. Salmon have now returned to its system, a sure sign of environmental resurrection. Langbank’s relationship with the Clyde stretches way back to 1841; when the railway to Gourock passed through the area, the town became a commuter suburb for Glasgow – the city was, after all, now less than an hour away, and the serene atmosphere of a river suburb drew many to Langbank. With the A8 running straight through it, the town is easily accessible, and is on the same route from Glasgow as Port Glasgow, Greenock, and ultimately Gourock. Exploring the River Clyde is crucial to understanding Glasgow and its surrounding areas; in its industrial heyday, the Clyde put Glasgow (and indeed the West Of Scotland) on the map, and by the shores of Langbank the now abandoned timber banks, once used in the shipbuilding industry, tell a tale of an area that has taken a new career path, embracing a new future of redevelopment and renewal.

Attraction

Finlaystone Country Estate

Doctor

The Surgery

Golf Club

Gleddoch Golf and Country Club

School

Langbank Primary School

Places to Stay near Langbank

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Gleddoch House Hotel (0.50 miles)

Gleddoch House Hotel

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Best Western Gleddoch House Hotel takes you away from the bustle of the city, set within 360 acres with Breathtaking Panoramic Views of the Clyde Estuary, yet is uniquely situated ... More

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Abbotsford Hotel (2.21 miles)

Abbotsford Hotel

The Abbotsford Hotel is situated north west of Glasgow & we are literally minutes from Loch Lomond & Scotland's first National Park. Our Hotel is suitable for both business & pleasure. An ideal touring base, ... More | visit website

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Travelodge Dumbarton (2.29 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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The Milton Inn (2.65 miles)

The Milton Inn
A family run hotel just outside Glasgow at Milton, Dumbarton that lies on the main route to Loch Lomond and the Highlands. The hotel offers good food served all day, excellent accommodation with nineteen rooms ... More | visit website
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Cairnbaan Hotel (2.71 miles)

Cairnbaan Hotel
Welcome to Cairnbaan Hotel, a stylish, relaxed and pleasant place that has been awarded three stars and a rosette with the AA. Cairnbaan is also among only 12 Hotels given the status of Scotland's Heritage ... More | visit website
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Mar Hall (4.37 miles)

Mar Hall

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This premier luxury hotel, found in a picturesque countryside setting near Glasgow, offers individually designed suites with breathtaking views of the Kilpatrick Hills.
A range of dining options are offered, from The ... More

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Sunnyside B & B (4.44 miles)

Sunnyside B & B
Sunnyside cottage was built in 1841 and is one of the oldest buildings in the area. It has a B&B history spreading back over 60 years. It boasts an AA 3 Star Rating.An ideal stopping ... More | visit website
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The Rowantree Tavern (5.06 miles)

The Rowantree Tavern
Located adjacent to the picturesque Loch Lomond on the edge of 'The Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park' in Western Scotland, The Rowantree Tavern offers a friendly warm welcome and traditional Scottish fayre. Enjoy ... More | visit website
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Tullie Inn (5.24 miles)

Tullie Inn

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The Tullie Inn is a 12 bedroom inn in the heartland of Scotland facing one of Scotland's most famous lochs - Loch Lomond. The Tullie Inn offers excellent hospitality, together ... More

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Premier Inn Greenock (5.30 miles)

Premier Inn Greenock
Just off the A8, alongside the waterfront on the site of a former shipyard, this hotel boasts excellent views of the River Clyde. Conveniently located for Cartsdyke train station, enabling easy access to Glasgow. For ... More | visit website

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