Attractions Near To Prestwick Airport

Located on the Ayrshire Coast in West Scotland, Prestwick International Airport is just 32 miles from Glasgow, and ideally positioned to visit the city and its sights and attractions, as well as the scenic countryside, with its classic glens and lochs. With Airparks’ Prestwick Airport Parking, you can while away your time at the airport safe in the knowledge that your car is being well-looked after.


You can stock up on duty-free items whilst flying from Prestwick Airport, with the Nuance Tax and Duty Free shop offering a range of wines, spirits, cosmetics, fragrances, sunglasses, electrical goods and confectionary. Head to W.H.Smith for last-minute essentials, and browse Scottish Presence for regional gifts and souvenirs to take away.


There are options both before and after security, with Starbucks, Cafe Ritazza, Peckhams deli cafe, Yates and the Food Village offering a selection of food and drinks on-the-go and full-service dining. Try the Elvis Bar with its fun atmosphere for breakfast, lunch or dinner.


Prestwick Airport has kiosks for internet access whilst you are waiting for your flight, as well as Wi-Fi available in the airport. There's also an arcade with a selection of video games and fruit machines.

Attractions around Prestwick Airport

Glasgow is just half an hour's drive from the airport, and accessible by public transport, with trains, buses, coaches and taxis available. The city is the UK's 4th largest, and sits on the banks of the River Clyde. Glasgow has a lively centre with a thriving cultural scene, with plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment options.

City attractions include Glasgow Zoo and Glasgow Science Centre, whilst the Gallery of Modern Art, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and the Burrell Collection offer interesting day trips, as do Glasgow Cathedral and Bothwell Castle.

St Enoch in Glasgow is the largest shopping centre in Scotland, with the newer Buchanan Galleries home to a selection of high-street stores.

Further afield from Prestwick Airport, you can take a longer day trip to Loch Ness, Loch Lomond and the Scottish Highlands to explore some of the country's dramatic landscapes.