There is always something going on in Glasgow. Amazing shopping, top visitor attractions, legendary nightlife, friendly people and an inimitable sense of style and fun, you are sure to have a memorable experience in Glasgow.
As the largest retail centre in the UK outside London, you’ll love what’s on offer. In the heart of the city is the Style Mile, jammed with a selection of high street and designer favourites – House of Fraser, All Saints, Forever 21, Hollister, Cos, Vivienne Westwood – you’ll find them all and much more.
If you are looking for something a little quirky head to the Merchant City and West End districts where you will uncover some amazing vintage stores, chic boutiques and weekend craft markets.
Glasgow is home to world class museums and galleries, many of which are free to visit. A great way to explore the city is to hop on the sightseeing tour bus or the Subway. Must-sees include the magnificent Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and iconic Riverside Museum. You can check out some of the hottest new cutting-edge talent at Trongate 103, the CCA and Tramway.
After a busy day of sightseeing and shopping you will be spoilt for choice with the city’s eclectic selection of restaurants including loads of family friendly options from the legendary Hard Rock Café to DiMaggios - delicious Italian-American dining in the heart of the city.
As a UNESCO City of Music and, according to Time Magazine, ‘Europe’s secret capital of music’ Glasgow hosts over 130 concerts a week in a range of great venues such as: the legendary King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, the distinctive Barrowlands and the brand new SSE Hydro arena – Scotland’s home of live entertainment playing host to mega stars from Justin Timberlake to Miley Cyrus!
Where to Stay
Whether your style is a lively hostel or five-star opulence, a modern city centre apartment or a rural retreat, Glasgow and the surrounding areas offer a wide range of accommodation to suit all tastes. Click here for some of the best deals on offer.
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