Glasgow General

  • Clyde Mascot outside Kelvingrove Museum.
    Clyde Mascot outside Kelvingrove Museum.
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  • Mural in Partick.
    Mural in Partick.
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  • Commonwealth Games Logo George Square.
    Commonwealth Games Logo George Square.
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  • 1. walk/explore

    The best way to get to know the city is to just wander around and discover places for yourself. Well in the centre of the city at least, don't want to end up anywhere dodgy by accident! I took most of...

  • 2. Friendly Locals

    A couple of hours after booking in to the Globetrottrs i had been introduced by name ,country and even length of stay and forward destination to over 15 other independent travellers in the hostel. We...

  • 3. Museums/Art

    this 100 year old artist (I have to express an interest, she's my auntie) has an exhibition - the last in a 5 year international tour - at Glasgow University Chapel. She studied at the Glasgow School...

  • 4. Architecture

    Oh, look at this! This is Glasgow. The picture is of the Old Exchange, now a Bookshop (with a cafe - thankfully) ... oh so civilised. You might think I exagerate, but there are so few places like...

  • 5. Further Afield

    We booked a tour with Timberbush Tours for a 3 day tour of the highlands, lochs and the Isle of Skye. The first photo is amap showing the route of our tour. It was really good, covered a lot of area...

  • 6. George Square

    The tourist information office is located at the George Square, jsut behind where the tour buses stop. I'd really recommend you going there. They've got lots of brochures, maps and ideas about what to...

  • 7. Charles Rennie MacIntosh

    One of Glasgow's best known personalities was Charles Rennie MacIntosh, an architect from the turn of the 20th century who was one of the spear headers of the Art Deco era. There Isn't a lot of his...

  • 8. Shopping

    See/do as much as possible! If you want to go shopping, then the city centre is obviously a great place to go, but also go to Byres Road (get the underground to Hillhead, or lots of buses go there -...

  • 9. Culture

    Buy a copy of "the list". It's a magazine that tells you every show that's on that week in Glasgow. All the clubs and thaters are listed there. You can buy a copy at almost every newspaper stand. And...

  • 10. Rangers/Celtic

    Take the tour of Celtic Park. If you are any kind of a soccer fan you will love it. You see the history of Celtic football and also go onto field level. CELTICS!! We went to a Celtic-Aberdeen match at...

  • 11. The Commonwealth Games.

    The 2014 Commonwealth Games were held in Glasgow from 23 July to 3 August 2014. During the games around 4,950 athletes from 71 different nations competed in 18 different sports. We were in Glasgow...

  • 12. Glasgow Garden Festival

    While I was looking through old photos for pictures of Glasgow, I came across a picture taken at the Glasgow Garden Festival. The Glasgow Garden Festival was the third National Garden Festivals to be...

  • 13. Nightlife

    Heading out for a 'wild night on the town', Scott and I decided we'd try to hit one of Glasgow's bars. After wandering for a long time and not getting where we were going we ended up at a really empty...

  • 14. Visiting Glasgow with a Teenage Girl

    Glasgow is a vibrant and exciting city to visit with a teenager.Examples of places to visit in and things to do in Glasgow with an 18 year old girl:The...

  • 15. Good TI center

    VisitScotland operates a tourist information service in the heart of Glasgow - the city's famous George Square. Our staff are here to assist you with every...

  • 16. Battlefield bakery

    i dream of the sausage roll i ate here one morning after visiting the Queens park and Victoria Infirmary area of the battlefield area of the city . Their is a...

  • 17. Music

    The gig guide has 250 pubs listed every day with no cover charge free admission,even afternoon sessions, checkout their online gig guide and also the...

  • 18. Bothwell Castle

    This is a real castle, built for proper defence and built to last. In a beautiful setting by the River Clyde, Bothwell is Scotland's largest and finest 13th...

  • 19. Websites

    The website is as good as I`ve seen for visitors. Try it!For getting out and about buy an Itchy guide or see or buy...


    One of my earliest memories of visiting Glasgow [although I was 12 at the time, I didn't go often!!] was for the Garden Festival back in 1988. I ended up...

  • 21. UGC Unlimited card

    If you're gonna live here for at least a year (study/work?), am a filmlover and/or don't have a tv I'd advice you to get an UGC Unlimited card. For 9.99 pounds...

  • 22. Having a Good Day Out

    Experiment - Just let yourself get in to the way of life. In Glasgow you will see a cross section of everyday life, from wealthy people to ones that don't have...

  • 23. Glasgow Cathedral

    Glasgow Cathedral It's said there a saint buried there and that's the reason why this cathedral exists. (Who is that guy??)Although Glasgow Cathedral is the...

  • 24. Glasgow

    Glasgow lies in the valley of the Clyde between two ranges of hills. It is a city build on hills, especially on the northern side of the river. It is the...

  • 25. visit me!...I'm up...

    visit me!...I'm up here....look, can you see me???? Being able to see miles around from my flat...which is on the second from top floor!! DON'T LOOK DOWN!!!!!!...

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