Sightseeing: Day Trips / Family Activities
Art & Design
Glasgow boasts a range of art galleries through the city including the renowned work of Salvador Dali, Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Monet and others. The city itself is also filled with some of the most magnificent architecture in Europe, from intricate Victorian buildings to ground-breaking modern design.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Visitors to Glasgow are encouraged to take time to marvel at the work of the city's greatest ever architect, the world renowned Charles Rennie Mackintosh. His work includes this Scotland Street School, the Glasgow School of Art and the Willow Tea Rooms.
Football runs through the veins of nearly every Glaswegian, whether it be support for their local side or the city and country's two most famous football clubs, Celtic and Rangers. Renowned world wide the match between the two, known as 'the old firm' derby is perhaps the most passionate in the game.
Glasgow hosts some of the most fantastic museums in Europe, holding anything from ancient Scottish battle-gear to artwork, dinosaur bones and old vehicles.
Glasgow features a number of large public parks and gardens across the city designed to allow both visitors and citizens a 'breather' from the commotion of city life, each one beautiful as it is tranquil.
Renowned as the UK's retail capital outside of London, Glasgow boast literally thousands of stores, shopping malls, designer outlets and boutiques crammed into the shopping districts of the city centre and West End.
Filled with culture and history Glasgow offers a range of tourist attractions including cathedrals, science centres and art galleries throughout the city.