Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and an action-packed destination for a day-trip, a night out or a city break. Good transport links mean that whether you’re arriving from London, from Manchester or from Aberdeen it won’t be long before you’re out sightseeing.
Cultural hotspots include the fascinating Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, one of Scotland’s most popular free attractions and the Glasgow Science Centre in Pacific Quay. On the South Side of the City, visitors will find the world famous Burrel Collection in the lush surroundings of Pollok Country Park.
Glasgow’s architecture is world class – particularly the city’s Victorian buildings constructed at the height of the industrial revolution. Favourites include Art Nouveau offerings by Charles Rennie Macintosh like the Scotland Street Museum and Willow Tea Rooms. The Glasgow City Chambers represent another impressive Victorian structure.
Many people arrive on trains to Glasgow to go shopping along the city’s Style Mile. Here you can explore chic boutiques in Princess Square, The Buchanan Galleries and the upmarket St Enoch Centre. Don’t miss out on the city’s vibrant music scene – celebrated venues like King Tut’s, Òran Mór and the SECC know how to put on a show.