Glasgow City in Scotland
Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and is known as the Scottish style capital.
Glasgow City Chambers - This building is in the heart of the city, right in the middle of George Square. It is a great example of Glasgow’s grandeur and visitors are able to take tours twice daily at 10.30am and 2.30pm.
The Scottish Football Museum - Football fans will love this Glasgow attraction. The Hampden Stadium tour is a delight and visitors will get to see dressing rooms, warm up areas and walk through the player’s tunnel.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum - Home to Salvador Dali’s ‘Christ of St John of the Cross’, this museum has over 8000 objects on display. Its 22 separately themed galleries are riveting and educational and best of all, admission is free.
The Govan Stones - This collection of medieval stones is a must see while in Glasgow. The stones were carved to commemorate the warrior kings of Strathclyde. A tale and experience the whole family will love. Opening times: Mon, Weds, Thurs, Sat & Sun- 1-4pm.
Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park - This is perfect for a day out in the sun while viewing some of Glasgow’s best scenery. The 11km walk is refreshing and inspirational. At the end, enjoy an interactive exhibition and a cup of tea at the visitors centre.
James Hamilton Heritage Park - The perfect place to try out some new water sports. Visitors can try their hand at windsurfing, canoeing and much more. The park is open all year round.
Glasgow Botanic Gardens - Stroll through the beautiful views and peaceful atmosphere; stop to read a book or have a picnic. These gardens are home to Kibble Palace, a glasshouse with a selection of tree ferns. It is open all year and includes a children’s play area.
Glasgow is a Scottish city full of history, architecture and style. The city centre is bursting with luscious shops and restaurants where first class service is the norm. Amongst the bustle of fashion and shoppers is the glorious Scottish architecture found in many of the buildings, like the City Chambers. Visitors will find themselves surrounded by art and tales of medieval Scotland, with many attractions like the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and The Govan stones just minutes away.
Families can plan day trips and activities easily with places like James Hamilton Heritage Park and The Scottish Football Museum. The Glaswegian country views are stunning and many walk trails are mapped out across the locks and hillsides for visitors to enjoy. Glasgow offers the best of both worlds; sophisticated city life and peaceful country scenery. All ages are catered for and every interest will be satisfied. A trip to Glasgow is eventful, tranquil and unforgettable.