26 Sep 6 Things to Do in Glasgow
Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and is home to plentiful galleries and museums as well as the picturesque River Clyde. Apart from its heritage as an industrial city, it is also a popular destination for culture lovers. Just a short way outside of the city limits you can also find the stunning natural beauty of Loch Lomond – one of Scotland’s most popular tourist attractions.
With so many attractions to visit and places to see, understandably you will want a comfortable bed to rest in after your jam-packed day. If you are looking for a premium hotel near Loch Lomond, which also has excellent transport links to the city centre, then Gleddoch Hotel, Golf and Spa Resort could be the ideal option to suit your needs.
Glasgow is the perfect location for a weekend getaway. There is so much to see, do and explore; here are six things not to be missed on your next trip to the city.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
More than a century old, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is the most visited museum in the United Kingdom. Located in Glasgow’s West End, the free gallery is a must-visit attraction. In addition, the museum boasts 22 galleries displaying over 8,000 objects of interest. From dinosaur heads and prehistoric mammals to Salvador Dali’s Christ of St. John, there is something for everyone.
Glasgow Cathedral features brilliant arches and stunning examples of stained glass, making it well worth a visit. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to visit this 800-year-old house of worship on your next trip.
Retail Therapy at Buchanan Street
Indulge in some well-deserved retail therapy at Glasgow’s famous Buchanan Street. From household names to high-end brands and boutiques, this shopping district is a shopaholic’s paradise.
Glasgow Botanic Gardens
Glasgow Botanic Gardens is located in the West End of Glasgow. The perfect way to spend a lazy afternoon relaxing and unwinding, taking in the sights of the outdoor lawns, it is guaranteed to be a treat for all the family. If you’re feeling peckish, there is also a tea room serving a range of teas, coffees and snacks.
Take a Cruise on the River Clyde
The River Clyde is a central feature of Glasgow. Take a Clyde cruise and witness unique views of Glasgow, its bridges and the city’s waterfront. The cruise is also a great way to see the city’s sights from a new perspective.
Explore Loch Lomond
Don’t forget to squeeze in a trip to the picturesque Loch Lomond next time you visit Glasgow. Loch Lomond is a freshwater Scottish Loch, easily accessible for a day trip from the city. If you are lucky enough to have more time in the area, why not make a weekend out of the trip?
If you are looking for a luxurious hotel near Loch Lomond, then Gleddoch Hotel, Golf and Spa Resort is the perfect option. Set amidst scenic Scottish countryside, the hotel is easily accessible from both the city centre and Glasgow International Airport. Our on-site spa and golf course, along with a wide range of other leisure facilities, will ensure that you get the very best out of your getaway.
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