The People's Place and Winter Gardens was worth a quick visit, although you would struggle to spend more than an hour or so here. The social history museum set inside the main building is a quirky... more
There is plenty things you can do at Byres Road. I discribe Byres Road as Small Happening Shopping Area.
In the weekend you can just drop by at Hillhead Library that situated along Byres Road. After... more
The City Chambers were designed by William Young in 1880, and was one of the 19th centureies finest public buildings. It took seven years to build and craftsmen were brought from Italy and France to... more
If someone had asked me what is the most visited museum in the UK outside of London, I would never have guessed it is in Glasgow, but it is the Kelvingrove. It is a very impressive building of red... more
Anyone who knows me well, knows that one of my favourite pastimes is shopping! And Glasgow really is a great place to shop. Its second only to London in the UK for shopping. The main shopping streets... more
Held every Saturday and Sunday 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM, the Barras Market is a gigantic outdoor and indoor flea market. It's best to get here early in the morning before it gets crowded. You can get... more
Glasgow's cathedral is worth a stroll around. It has been added to over the centuries, but there has been a stone cathedral on this site since 1136 when it was dedicated in the presence of King David.... more
The collection belonged to the shipping magnate, Sir William Burrell. It is comprised of over 8000 objects. As a teenager I recall seeing a BBC documentary about the collection - it was in storage as... more
Not only housing the oldest museum in the country there are 17 other private museums within this Alma mata and the half of americas greatest portrait painters collection which isn't in the Smithsonian... more
I lived around the corner for 7-8 years, but this only became a gallery after I'd moved away. Since it was opened, I've walked past any number of times and not ventured in. Finally, while killing time... more
This museum is situated in one of the buildings of Glasgow University. It features the collections of the Scottish obstetrician and teacher, Dr William Hunter. You cannot help but be intrigued by many... more
The oldest house in the city. Provand’s Lordship, built in 1471, and was originally a part of a hospital, and is one of only four medieval buildings to survive in Glasgow.
After restoration and a... more
Loch Katrine was drilled to by two enormous tunnels to supply the city with fresh water, away from the river clyde in 1859.The steamship Sir Walter Scot cruises the loch twice a day and smaller... more
I'm a big fan of CitySightseeing tours and have used them in other cities before so I was pleased to find out that they operate a tour in Glasgow.
The beauty of these bus tours is that you can hop off... more
As the weather had closed in during our stay in Glasgow, we decided to opt for a morning indoors. The Glasgow Science Centre was a great place to spend a couple of hours. The centre was busy with... more
This bus is a guided tour as well as a mode of transportation. The driver gives a narrated tour that runs all around the city, and is a good way to see a lot in a short time. One loop takes just under... more
Queen’s Cross Church in Maryhill, Glasgow, is considered to be on of Charles Rennie Mackintosh most mysterious project. This building is the only church by the Glasgow born artist to be built and is... more
The St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art is a pleasant place to visit. The galleries are full of displays and works of art.
Their aim is to promote understanding and respect between people of... more
If you are an art lover or if you don't like it, you will enjoy this Art Collection. The air among these original pieces of art is special, you have to breathe it. I think I will never forget the face... more
The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre is located in the other side of Clyde River just in front of the Science Centre.Is a new and impressive building,i didn't had the time to see this place... more
The biggest and best football and possibly sporting derby in the world.
The rivalry between the two clubs Rangers and Celtic is intense, while some 'idiots' take the rivarly to far ont he main the... more
Stuck for something to do on a Sunday night and staying at the Youth Hostel? Wander down to the Arlington Bar on Woodlands Road. No it is not trendy and there is no DJ just an old fashioned Glasgow... more
I only live about 50 miles from Glasgow but until a few years ago I had really only gone there for shopping and basically just knew the main shopping streets! BUT I decided that I would get to know......
To many locals Glasgow city centre is a place of work and can be busy enough to ensure that we don`t go unless it`s necessary!
I work in the city centre, so I`m less keen to visit it at the weekend......