Enjoy an entertaining city break in Glasgow!A city break visitor will be pleasantly surprised at the different ways he can spend his weekend in one of the liveliest cities in Europe. Glasgow teems with energy and life. So whether your here for a Wedding in Scotland or just hanging out Glasgow has something for all. You can experience that blend of chaos and friendliness that is Glasgow on one of our citybreaks. Land of shopping, land of golf or a land of history - any of these would suit the cosmopolitan city of Glasgow. There are also some great self catering options a long with hotels.
Pick from some of our Glasgow highlights:
Museums: Glasgow has 13 museums and some of the finest art collections in Europe. They include the renowned Burrell Collection, the Museum of Religion (the first of its kind in Glasgow), the Glasgow art gallery and the special Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Open all days of the week, entry to these museums are absolutely free! ...see all Glasgow Museums
Shopping: Love shopping ? Glasgow is the second largest shopping destination, falling behind only London. The in-vogue Princes Street, Barehead, Buchanan Galleries, Argyle Arcade, the St.Enoch centre and the Parkhead Forge in Glasgow are a few places where shopping is in the air. In addition to this the city gifts specialty outlets, designer labels and street stores in every nook and corner. ...see all Glasgow Shopping
Restaurants and Bars: Glasgow still remains the envy of many European cities for its vibrant and lively pub scene. The city has a chain of fast food joints which offer long menus and unique drinks, Glasgow has all what it takes to gift you the perfect dining experience. Grill on the Corner, Red Onion and Ristorante La Fiorentina are some of the famous restaurents in the Glagow area. ... see our favourite Glasgow restaurants
Glasgow Sightseeing: Glasgow does deserve the labels of “City of Culture” and the “City of Architecture and design” and indeed lives up to the name. The city showcases an ample number of sights which would delight a city break visitor. The city has numerous museums, some of the best art galleries, vast parkland's and magnificent Victorian buildings. Right from the vibrant George Square, the heart of Glasgow's city centre, you can go all the way up to the City Chambers (headquarters of Glasgow City Council), the Gallery of Modern Art, the Queen Street Station and the Trades Hall. Think of taking in some quiet in the fabled Glasgow Cathedral after some exciting shopping at the St. Enoch shopping avenue. The Merchant City, the area between Buchanan Street to Charring Cross and West End are a few of the areas that do not disappoint! You can probably take a city bus tour around the city, one of the best way by which you can sightsee the city. Click here for our Glasgow Sightseeing tips
Our Top Ten Glasgow City Breaks TipsGlasgow cathedral
Provand's Lordship, the oldest house in the city.
People's palace, with its hoard of Glasgow memorabilia
Walking around Merchant city enjoying the Victorian buildings from Glasgow's heyday.
Walk with James Watt - wander through Glasgow's oldest park - Glasgow Green - and think whilst sitting on the very same stone which sparked his revolutionary inventions.
Leave the beaten track. Why not take out time and think of visiting the Robroyston Wallace monument, erected in honour of the hero of Scotland, William Wallace. Forgotten by many, this monument still stands as a site of national significance.
Live Music. A few of the live music venues include the Garage, King Tut's, Royal Concert Hall, the Clyde Auditorium, the Barrowlands Ballroom and the list goes on and on.
More than 70 parks stretch out in front of you, once you are at Glasgow, gifting you the perfect setting for a relaxing city break.
Stop for a game of Golf! It is really worth your time. Glasgow has impressive golf areas and boasts of the highest golf club membership in the Scottish country
For those of you who didn't know, Glasgow is the birthplace of the renowned artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh. You can catch glimpses of his work all across the world. What's better is that you can take a look at most of them in Glasgow. His works are reflected in the Queens Cross Church, the House for an Art Lover, Willow Tearooms, Lighthouse Building and the Glasgow Art School. Don't forget to take a look at them.
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Better known as “Scotland with Style”, Glasgow indeed stands up to its name! Got a dog then check out Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages in Scotland