Barrhead Tourism

Barrhead (Scots: Baurheid, Scottish Gaelic: Ceann a' Bharra) is a town in East Renfrewshire, Scotland, 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) south-west of Glasgow on the edge of the Gleniffer Braes. At the 2001 census its population was 19,813. Historically, most of what is now Barrhead lay within the parish of Neilston, in the county of Renfrew. The name Barrhead comes from the agricultural term Barr meaning long ploughed furrows for cultivation of crops. The original homestead or hamlet lay at the head of barrs and became known as Barrhead. In 2007, Readers Digest magazine voted East Renfrewshire the second best place in the United Kingdom to raise a family. The magazine visited and cited Barrhead in their decision.

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Looking for travel information about Barrhead? Explore the best travel advice on Barrhead, United Kingdom. When planning a trip to Barrhead, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Edinburgh. Edinburgh is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard, The Royal Mile. Also, to reach Barrhead, you'll have to take a flight to Edinburgh; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Barrhead.

  • Know the pollution level of Barrhead before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 34.04 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 19.74 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 44.87 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 14.63 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 22.09 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 18.13 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Barrhead for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Barrhead.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.81 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.03 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 48.26 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 26.22 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 29.58 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.11 (Low)
    • Attacks 47.76 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 66.03 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 74.65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 44.27 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 52.24 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 56.51 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Barrhead is 173.93 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 55.1 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 84.78 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 34.77 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.48 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 65.49 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 78.54 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.59 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 99.4 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Barrhead

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.82 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.3 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 71.93 USD

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