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Visiting Glasgow | Ultimate Travel Guide

Are you interested in exploring Glasgow? Within Scotland’s largest city you will find an array of attractions, something to suit every interest. Although it is not Scotland’s Capital (that is Edinburgh), we can promise you will find many amazing things to enjoy! With its architecture, culture, art, and music – you are guaranteed to enjoy your visit. Within this travel guide, you will find everything you need to know about attractions and how to travel while exploring Glasgow. 

Continue reading to discover everything you should do and see on your visit to Glasgow.

Things to do in Glasgow 

Within Scotland’s largest city you will find something for everyone. From shopping to active activities, to nature-you are guaranteed to find interesting and fun activities.

Britannia Panopticon

Glasgow’s Britannia Panopticon is the world’s oldest standing music hall, which was built in 1857. It was built during the Victorian era, Music Halls were a common source of entertainment during this time, and they were often built attached at the back. This particular Music Hall was unique as it was situated above the bar. You can find this historical destination at 113-117 Trongate in the heart of Glasgow (in Glasgow’s Merchant City, read more about this area below!)

Today, this historic building is run by a charitable trust, who works onsite throughout the day. These volunteers will welcome you and will be able to inform you of the historic building, famous acts which played at the venue, and, why or how the venue did not burn down like many others in the past! One famous face from the past: Stan Laurel. (Half of the comedy duo Laurel and Hardy!)

Throughout the year they host events to fundraise for the upkeep of the building, such as silent films, sing-alongs, comedy nights and more. You can find out all about their upcoming events here. There are also seasonal events, such as an annual Christmas Panto! Guaranteed fun for the whole family.

You can come here to enjoy the history and culture, or to catch a show or two! There is something for everyone!

Opening Hours

Tuesday to Saturday: 12 pm to 5 pm

Facilities and Accessibility

Unfortunately, this building is not yet wheelchair accessible.

Inside you will find a merchandise stall, so you can buy lots of keepsakes. There are also toilets on-site, and places to eat nearby!

In 1997 Judith Bowers Founded the project through a charitable trust to save the historic Music Hall. Watch a tour of Britannia Panopticon here:

 

Glasgow Cathedral

This amazing Cathedral has culture, history, and architecture that you are sure to love! You will find this amazing building on Castle Street, within 15-minute walking distance from Glasgow’s city centre.

This astonishing cathedral was the first stone-built Cathedral in Glasgow in 1136 and was dedicated in the presence of King David I. The building was then officially consecrated, made sacred, in 1197. Since then, the Cathedral has constantly been used for the worship of God.

You should make an effort to visit this mesmerising archeological masterpiece. To enhance your experience, there are specialised tours on offer. This tour includes Stained Glass Tours, Military Memorial Tours, Literary Tours, and Bringing Up The Bodies Tour (The Cathedral Graveyard). Try can book one of these tours through this form.

To make this attraction even better, there is no admission charge! However, you may feel free to offer a donation to the Historic Environment Scotland, to go towards the upkeep of the historic building.

Opening Times

April to September:

Monday to Saturday: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm (last admissions at 5 pm)

Sunday: 1 pm to 3:30 pm

October to March:

Monday to Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm (last admissions at 3:30 pm)

Sunday 1 pm to 4 pm (last admissions at 3:30 pm)

However, all these times are subject to change due to extreme weather conditions or services such as funerals!

Facilities and Accessibility

Within the Cathedral you will find a bookstall which sells – open Monday to Saturday

Guided tours Monday to Saturday throughout the year, unfortunately, none on Sunday

There are also onsite toilets, and the building is wheelchair accessible.

 

Merchant City | A City within Glasgow’s City

Glasgow Merchant City
Glasgow’s Merchant City Clock Tower
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The Merchant City, located in Glasgow’s city centre, is one of Glasgow’s oldest quarters which dates back to the 1750s. Back then, it was booming with warehouses and wealthy traders, while now it is full of boutiques, bars, and restaurants. If you want to experience a wealth of Glaswegian culture, the Merchant City is the destination for you!

We recommend you visit this exciting part of Glasgow during the annual Merchant City Festival. This festival is held during July/ August and is transformed into a location of international celebration. If you visit the Merchant City Festival you are guaranteed to find a new world full of music, theatre, dance, food, and drink.

If you are looking for a classy cocktail then The Corinthian Club is the place to be. The Corinthian used to be home to a bank and a high court, it is now a grade-A 5 story building which is home to a variety of restaurants, bars, and a club. What is extra special about this building is that it still has many of its original design features from 1842!

The Merchant City is also known as the designer district, therefore you will not be surprised to find a variety of independent stores such as Mr. Ben, Forty Clothing, Monorail and more. You are sure you find some unique items for all styles and ages in the Merchant City’s designer district!

While exploring Glasgow’s Merchant City, you must check out the Gin Spa. The Gin Spa promises a uniquely relaxing experience. Glasgow’s Gin Spa is the first-ever day spa with a twist, it is Gin inspired. If you are looking for a relaxing yet intoxicating time, the Gin Spa is the spot for you!

You will also find the amazing Gallery of Modern Art in the Merchant City:

 

Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA)

Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art is a world-class art gallery, which is home to four galleries. It is Scotland’s most visited art gallery and is Glasgow’s home to local and international modern and contemporary art. You will find many thought-provoking pieces, along with temporary exhibitions, and the permanent history charting of the building itself. To find out what exhibitions will be on display during your visit, look here.

This gallery opened in 1996 and was built in 1778. It was originally built to be the townhouse of William Cunninghame of Lainshaw. William Cunninghame was a wealthy Tobacco Lord. Since then the building was used for many different purposes. Later, in 1954 the Stirling’s Library moved into the building. Then, when the library moved out, the building was refurbished into the contemporary art gallery it is today!

Price

This world-class does not have an admission fee, however, they do accept donations.

Facilities and Accessibility

GoMA has put many systems in place to help people who struggle with disabilities. This museum is wheelchair friendly, there is wheelchair and pram access to all areas by lifts, there are also free wheelchairs available to hire at reception. As well as this the museum is accessible for all with hearing and visual impairments. At all major exhibitions, the information panel is supplied in Braille, and all labels in large print. There are also British Sign Language (BSL) and descriptive tours offered, as well as a regular workshop programme for the visually impaired. There is also a hearing loop, and if you use BSL you can watch this BSL Introduction to GoMA. The museum also welcomes Guide and Assistance dogs, they also provide water bowls for the dogs. Along with all of these accessibility systems put in place, Glasgow Museums signed up in 2017 to become autism-friendly. They have provided autism friendly events, and sensory kits.

This museum offers many extra facilities to allow you to enjoy your visit. There is free wifi provided, so you can keep in touch with the world, however, considering how amazing this museum is we have no idea why you would want to! There is a cloakroom, a shop, and a cafe. The shop sells lots of keepsakes, cards and books. You can browse the online store here. The cafe also offers delicious food, meaning you do not have to leave to find a lovely mean, and an energetic coffee. There are also accessible toilets, baby feeding area, and a baby changing area. 

Opening hours:

Monday to Wednesday: 10 am to 5 pm

Thursday: 10 am to 8 pm

Friday: 11 am to 5 pm

Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm

Sunday 11 am to 5 pm

 

University of Glasgow’s Hunterian Museum

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University of Glasgow
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The University of Glasgow was founded in 1451, it is the fourth oldest University in the English-speaking world, and is one of the four ancient universities in Scotland. Within this prestigious university, you will find the Hunterian Museum. The Hunterian is Scotland’s oldest public museum and has an amazingly diverse selection of artifacts and exhibits. Here we have detailed some of the amazing things you will find in each exhibit.

William Hunter’s original museum was created to improve people’s knowledge of the world, today the Hunterian Museum contains many objects to discover the wonders of the world. It is home to many displays of archaeology, paleontology, geology, zoology and much more.

The Hunterian Art Gallery was opened in 1807 and was the first museum in Britain with a gallery consisting entirely of paintings. Today, the gallery is most famous for its Whistler and Mackintosh collections. You can find this gallery on Hillhead Street, and you should definitely visit it as it is one of the best art galleries in Scotland, home to a wide range of collections from Rubens to Glasgow Boys. You will also find an amazing indoor sculpture courtyard and one of the best collections you can find of the work of James McNeill Whistler.

The Mackintosh House is one of the most important collections of the work of Scottish architecture. It was designed by architect and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh (husband and wife). The house was originally at 6 Florentine Terrace (1906 until 1914) then at 78 Southpark Avenue and was later demolished in the early 1960s. The interiors have been refurbished with the Mackintoshes’ furniture, all their own design, and redecorated according to the original property. This is definitely a piece of Glasgow’s artistic history that you should explore!

The Zoology Museum is an amazing exhibit that shows the amazing and beautiful diversity among the animal kingdom. If you have a passion or a want of knowledge about the animal kingdom, then this museum is the place for you! You will discover every type of animal, both sea and land dwellers. 

William Hunter’s Anatomy museum reflects his career as a pioneering anatomist and obstetrician. You can find this museum in the Thompson Building within Glasgow University. It is a very interesting and unique museum as it is home to William Hunter’s Pathology collection, which formerly belonged at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. However, you have to book in advance! So make sure you don’t miss out by contacting The Collections Management team by emailing: [email protected]

The Hunterian Country Surgeon Micro Museum is located in the Wolfson Medical building. This museum is split into two parts: a large display case that showcases the life story of James Bouglas (1798 – 1882) and two multimedia display screens that showcase his life timeline including his student life and trade. You can explore the wonders of his life as a surgeon in Carluke for nearly 60 years, you will discover accounts of the traditional treatments used during his career. 

Price

There is no admission fee at the Hunterian museum

The Hunterian Art Gallery usually does not have an admission fee unless it is hosting a special exhibition. 

Special exhibitions and The Mackintosh House charge £6 for normal admission, or £3 for concession admission.

The Hunterian Zoology Museum and the Country Surgeon Micro Museum also does not charge an admission fee. 

Facilities and Accessibility

There is wheelchair access to all areas of the Hunterian Museum by use of a lift. The Hunterian Art Gallery can also be accessed by a ramp to the ground floor, and a lift to all other floors. However, there is limited wheelchair access into the Hunterian Zoology Museum. There is a platform lift at the front door of the Graham Kerr Building, this allows access to part of the Zoology Museum. If you need to avail of any of this access, contact them by ringing: 0141 330 4772.

The Hunterian is an autism-friendly museum, which offers sensory backpacks for those with sensory needs, there are two backpacks available. Each pack includes: fidget toys, ear defenders, storybooks, and more.

They also offer portable folding stools at the front desk, which are available on request at the front desk. Both the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery have accessible toilet facilities.

Opening Hours

The Hunterian Museum (closed on Mondays):

Tuesday to Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm

Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm

Hunterian Art Gallery and the Mackintosh House (closed on Mondays):

Tuesday to Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm (last admission at 3:15 pm)

Sundays from 11 am to 4 pm (last admission at 3:15 pm)

Hunterian Zoology Museum:

Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm

Closed on Saturdays and Sundays

Country Surgeon Micro Museum:

Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm

Closed on Saturdays and Sundays

Kelvin Hall (Public spaces):

Monday to Friday from 6:30 am to 10 pm

Saturday from 8 am to 5 pm

Sunday from 8 am to 8 pm

The Hunterian in the South (closed Sundays):

*These opening hours are subject to change, check here for changes

 

National Piping Centre and Bagpipe Museum

Of course, while exploring Scotland’s largest city, you will have to look into Scotland’s musical culture. The traditional Scottish bagpipes are still used, and adored! You are guaranteed to hear some bagpipers playing in the street. 

You will find the National Piping Centre opposite the Theatre Royal, 30-34 McPhater Street. This museum and school offer over 300 years of history about Scotland’s most recognised and famous instrument.  The school l runs many different classes from one-to-one, to E-Learning, and group courses. They also offer Gaelic for Beginners classes, so you can really leap into Scottish culture. 

If you want to explore Scotland’s most famous instrument, and even try it yourself, then the museum is a place you should visit! This museum is home to over 300 years of Scottish history as bagpipes date back to the 18th Century. While here, you will find the bagpipes of John MacColl which feature highly, and his original manuscripts and medals. 

Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday it is open from 9 am until 7 pm

Friday it is open from 9 am until 5 pm

Saturday 9 am until 12 noon

Sunday it is closed

Price

Admission into the museum is £4.50 for adults, and the concession is £2.50. The concession admission is open to all senior citizens, Children under 16 and Students. 

Facilities and Accessibility

To make your visit more enjoyable, you will also find an amazing restaurant called The Pipers’ Tryst Restaurant. They provide excellent service and they cater to all dietary requirements. They offer a special menu for those who are vegan, coeliac, and dairy-free. You will also discover a shop where you can buy keepsakes, gifts, DVDs, CDs, and clothing, as well as actual Bagpipes! Check out their online shop here

You will also find here, one of Scotland’s hidden gems, an 8 bedroom hotel! The Pipers’ Tryst Hotel. It was awarded 4 stars in 2016 by Visit Scotland. Here you will find everything to feel relaxed, at a home away from home. Check-in is at 2pm, and check out is at 11am.  Unfortunately, the hotel is not yet wheelchair friendly as there is a small flight of stairs up to the bedrooms. 

The whole museum building is accessible to guests with mobility issues, there is a lift which gives access to all floors and accessible toilets on all floors.   

 

Walk through the Necropolis

Glasgow’s Necropolis is a Victorian cemetery, which is full of amazing architecture, sculptures, and stories. It was established in 1831 and was used for many years after. There was roughly 50,000 burials that took place here and approximately 3,555 tombs. However, not every grave has a stone, and there are approximately 3,500 monuments that still exist. You will find this amazing spot next to Glasgow Cathedral. 

You can take guided or self-guided walks across this 37-acre cemetery, and you will see many amazing monuments and hear of many amazing stories. You can find the guide books here, so you can walk around at your leisure. There are also guided tours available, run by volunteers, these tours aim to inform and entertain visitors with the interesting history of this Victorian cemetery. They also offer private tours, however, you must give advance notice so one of the volunteers will be able to give you an extra special tour. You can book into a group tour, or organise a private tour by emailing here. 

Opening Hours

You can take a walk through Glasgow’s Necropolis anytime, however, to get the full experience we recommend you book a tour! 

Price

Admission is free, however, donations are welcome. All money made from donations are used for the upkeep and cleaning. 

Facilities and Accessibility

If you visit this amazing spot, however, are not partaking in a tour, the closest toilets are at St Mungo’s Museum which is closed on Mondays, and does not allow anyone in after 4:30pm Tuesday to Sunday. 

 

Science Centre

Glasgow’s Science Centre is arguably Scotland’s most loved attraction. It consists of three floors which are bursting with hundreds of interactive activities and exhibits for the whole family to enjoy. Everyone will find something to enjoy at the Glasgow Science Centre, it is a place full of wonders which will tickle your senses. 

Glasgow Tower is one of the many wonders you will have the chance to experience at Glasgow Science Centre.  Unfortunately, it is only open during the Summer season. It is 127 metres high, and holds the Guinness World Record for the tallest fully rotating freestanding structure in the world! From this height, you will discover everything Glasgow has to offer. Still not convinced that this experience is for you? Well, this experience does more than show you views of Glasgow, at the bottom, you will learn about Glasgow’s history and the history of the site where the tower stands. Through this, you will be taken through the past 100 years and shown many events which took place in Scotland’s largest city. Following this, you will find a map of the Clyde, and you will learn about how the local area has changed throughout many years. Finally, you will come to the amazing, unrivalled panoramic view of Glasgow City, these are views you will not want to miss out on. 

Opening hours

Glasgow’s Science Centre has different opening hours for the summer and winter months. 

Summer (1st April until 3rd November): Monday to Sunday 10 am until 5 pm

Winter (4th November until 27th March): Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, Open from 10 am until 3 pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and open from 10 am until 5 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Price

The Science Centre offers yearly passes £30 for adults (aged 16-59), £24 for children (aged 3-15) and Concession (students, senior citizens, and unemployed). 

Day tickets: £11.50 for adults and £9.50 for children and concession

If you would like to add on extra activities to your day ticket then you gain access at a discounted price:

Planetarium add on: £3 for all

Planetarium only: £5.50 for all

IMAX Documentary add on: £2.50 for all

Glasgow Tower add on: £3.50 for all

Glasgow Tower only: £6.50 for all

Facilities and Accessibility

There is parking available for all visitors, and many ‘disabled’ spaces available. The main entrances and exits are also wheelchair friendly. At the ticket desk, there are wheelchairs available, however, they are given out on a first-come basis. The science centre also offers accessible toilets and baby changing facilities in all areas. To help visitors with autism, you do not have to queue during busy times, members of staff are available to help you. 

 

Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace

Glasgow Botanic Gardens is a relaxing, oasis, offering a tranquil experience for all the family. In the glasshouses, you will find tropical plants year-round, and amazing flower displays. There is something for everyone here, during summer you can relax on the grass in the sunshine, during winter you can explore the plants, and enjoy leisurely strolls. Year-round you can enjoy the beauty, scenery, and history of these gardens.

Kibble Palace was owned by the Victorian entrepreneur John Kibble. His glass home was originally built on Loch Long, but in 1873 was reopened in the Botanic Gardens.

Opening hours

The Botanic Gardens are open daily during daylight hours from 7 am. The glasshouses and the tearooms open daily from 10 am, they stay open until 6 pm during summer months, and until 4 pm during winter months.

Price

Entry into the gardens is free.

Facilities and Accessibility

Within the gardens you will find tearooms, they are located near the Kibble Palace and serve breakfast, lunch and afternoon teas. While dining here you are certain to find something to suit your tastebuds. They also offer vegetarian options, as well as an extensive list of teas. Within these tearooms, you will also find toilets.

 

Food and Drink

After you experience all of the amazing attractions Scotland’s largest city has to offer, it is time for some much-deserved food and drinks! Like all cities, you will find chain restaurants like McDonald’s, Nandos, and much more, however, here at ConnollyCove we are interested in unique dining experiences. Here we have gathered information about some of the best places to eat and drink in Glasgow.

Dakota Bar and Grill

Dakota Bar and Grill is famous for its perfectly prepared steaks, here you will find the finest, tastiest, best steaks in the whole of Glasgow. As well as steak, at this bar and grill, you will discover many dishes from seafood to vegan.

At the bar, you will not be disappointed by the range of cocktails, spirits, beers and more. There is something for everyone to enjoy, and with luxury at its core, this location will only leave you wanting more.

You can find the Dakota Bar and Grill within the Dakota Hotel on 179 West Regent Street, in Glasgow’s City centre.

Number 16

Number 16 is a well-known favourite, here you will find a dedicated team who have modernised some Scottish favourites and serve only the best. While here, you are guaranteed an amazing dining experience. It is the perfect location to celebrate a birthday, and other functions (up to 24 people) as the food and experience is like no other. Here you are guaranteed delicious food along with an amazing atmosphere.

Number 16 has been mentioned in many food guides and news articles. In 2017 it made it into The List’s Eating and Drinking Guide, in 2014 and 2015 it made it into The Good Food Guide, and in 2012 it made it into The AA Restaurant Guide.

This world-class restaurant can be found at 16 Byres Road, in Glasgow’s West End. It is open every day of the week, so you should check it out!

 

Bloc+

At Bloc+ you are guaranteed to find something to tickle your taste buds. They take pride in offering amazing food, drink, and entertainment. Bloc + offers vegetarian and vegan menus, so there is something for everyone to enjoy.

They host many events every month and offer talent both local and touring, as well as a range of club nights. All of their events are free to enter, how could you say no? Have a look at their events here, see what coincides with your visit!

You will find this independent live music bar and venue in Glasgow’s city centre, at 117 Bath Street. This is a spot you should drop by, for a bite to each or for a boogie.

 

Wild Cabaret

The Wild Cabaret is the home of “Burlesque and Bubbles”, and it prides itself as being the “hottest show in town”. If you love live entertainment, then this is the place for you. Here you will find a tasty menu, many delicately made drinks, and acts to make you smile.

From drag to circus acts to comedians, you will find many amazing acts at Glasgow’s Wild Cabaret. While here, you will discover the true meaning of ‘dinner and a show’.

You will find the Wild Cabaret at 18 Candleriggs, in Glasgow’s City centre.

 

King Tut Tut’s Wah Wah Hut

King Tut Tut has granted you all access into his amazing hut of music, entertainment, food, and drink. Since 1990 King Tut Tut’s Wah Wah Hut has been the centre of the Scottish music scene and has since been one of the most well-known and celebrated music venues in the world.

Today this small venue continues to host some of the biggest names in the music industry, in 2018 The Killers, Snow Patrol and many more entered its doors. See who is next playing here.

As well as music and entertainment, King Tut Tut’s Wah Wah Hut also offers some amazing food. You will find Scotland’s favourite dish, Haggis, along with some old favourites Mac ‘n’ Cheese and dirty fries! What isn’t there to love here at King Tut Tut’s.

 

Hillhead Bookclub

Hillhead Bookclub is one of Glasgow’s quirkier pubs, mixing the old with the new. You will find vintage video games along with cocktails served in gramophones. In the retro games cage, you will be delighted to discover over 40 games! A perfect spot for the kids at heart.  You will find this unique bar at 17 Vinicombe Street, beside the University of Glasgow.

While here, you must enjoy a cocktail or two, or even take part in a cocktail masterclass! There are different masterclass packages available, find out more here. Along with a carefully crafted beverage, you should definitely try some of the home-cooked food. You will find all the best from brunch to burritos, as well as amazing vegetarian and vegan menus.

Here are their weekly food discounts:

Meat-Free Mondays: 25% off all vegetarian dishes (6 pm-8 pm)

Cheesy Tuesdays: two for 1 on Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Street Eats Wednesday: enjoy a bottle of beer along with a street food dish for £10

Wings ‘n’ Tins Thursday: A bucket of chicken wings along with a can of craft beer for £10 (vegetarian option available)

*These discounts are subject to change, so check their website before visiting*

 

Pie and Brew

Pie and Brew promise the best beer and pie experience in Scotland! For those of you who are not big fans of pints and pies, you will find some delight in the array of cocktails and wines on offer, as well as their ‘not pies’, nibbles and pudding menus. You will find this bar on Bath Street, in Glasgow City centre.

This bar also holds many events throughout the year. During the Autumn months (September to December) there are Brew House Sessions. As well as this, they host many live music events throughout the year. You can look at their upcoming events here.

 

The Tiki Bar and Kitsch Inn

The Tiki Bar and Kitsch Inn is the tropical island holiday everyone needs (as we all know Britain is a cold, cold country). Aloha Scotland! Welcome to Paradise!

Within this Tiki Bar, you can enjoy a tropical cocktail in a ceramic Tiki mug, along with snacks and music. Close your eyes, and you will feel the cold Scottish weather disappear. Above the Tiki bar, you will find the Kitsch Inn. Here you will discover Glasgow’s best and tastiest Thai food. Serving Lunch and Dinner daily, you will not be disappointed.

You will find The Tiki Bar and Kitsch Inn at 214 Bath Street, right in Glasgow’s City centre.

 

The Riding Room

The Riding Room is a Cocktail and Cabaret Bar in Glasgow’s Merchant City. Here you will find live entertainment every night of the week. You will find a mix of burlesque, magic, and more.

To get the full experience we recommend you book a booth before visiting this unique and fun-filled spot. You can see a full list of the Cabaret shows here.

 

Swing

Swing is a unique bar and club, which is situated underground. This venue perfectly reflects the atmosphere of the 1920s, with a true vintage style. If you are exploring Glasgow on a Thursday, Friday or Saturday, this location is perfect for you, offering live entertainment every Thursday to Saturday night. To see all their upcoming events have a look here.

Within this club, you will find many different types of entertainment, from aerial acrobats to music, to thrilling performances. You should definitely make this bar one of the places to check out while in Glasgow City Centre.

 

Travelling around Glasgow

So, we have told you about all the amazing places to see, explore and eat in. How are you going to get from one to the next? Luckily Glasgow offers many different public transport options so you will never be stuck!

As well as the usual buses and taxis, Glasgow has its own little subway system! It is run by SPA and is by far the easiest and quickest way to travel around Glasgow City centre and West End. There are 15 stops, and during peak times running every four minutes! The best part is that it’s super cheap! Only £4 for an adult all day-ticket! You can have a look at the map and prices here.

To make travel around Scotland simple and easy there is a Traveline Scotland App that you can download. You can download this app just before your trip and you are guaranteed to find your way around, by train, subway or bus. If you would rather travel while also exercising, you can walk.. or take advantage of Nextbike Glasgow. Nextbike Glasgow has 700 bikes for hire in 70 places across Glasgow. Rental starts at £1 for the first 30 minutes, and you can learn more about using these bikes here.

 

Have you been to Glasgow? Tell us about any amazing places you visited in the comments below!

If you enjoyed this Glasgow travel guide, be sure to check out more of our travel guides here:

Visiting Edinburgh | Ultimate Travel Guide | Discovering Ireland: Walk Through History | Must See Belfast: An Insider’s Guide to the Best of Belfast | Discovering Ireland: A Guide to Explore Country Carlow | Discovering Ireland | Explore County Tyrone

 

 

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