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City Sightseeing Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"With great views from the top of the bus strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary this truly is the best way to see the sights of Glasgow.On this City Sightseeing tour you can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 22 stops and the entire route takes approximately 110 minutes. The bus departs every 15 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 1 or 2 consecutive ca find out for yourself. The most vibrant and exciting of Scottish cities boasts excellent museums and art galleries as well as beautiful parklands and buildings. Treat yourself to a tour of the Jewel of Scotland the city whose inhabitants work hard and play hard."""
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City Sightseeing Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"With great views from the top of the bus strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary this truly is the best way to see the sights of Glasgow.On this City Sightseeing tour you can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 22 stops and the entire route takes approximately 110 minutes. The bus departs every 15 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 1 or 2 consecutive ca find out for yourself. The most vibrant and exciting of Scottish cities boasts excellent museums and art galleries as well as beautiful parklands and buildings. Treat yourself to a tour of the Jewel of Scotland the city whose inhabitants work hard and play hard."""
From GBP14.00
 
City Sightseeing Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"With great views from the top of the bus strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary this truly is the best way to see the sights of Glasgow.On this City Sightseeing tour you can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 22 stops and the entire route takes approximately 110 minutes. The bus departs every 15 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 1 or 2 consecutive ca find out for yourself. The most vibrant and exciting of Scottish cities boasts excellent museums and art galleries as well as beautiful parklands and buildings. Treat yourself to a tour of the Jewel of Scotland the city whose inhabitants work hard and play hard."""
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Byres Rd - West End Tips (14)

Relax at Byres Road

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...
hasansaaid
Nov 23, 2011

Urban life in the West End

Byres road and the west end of Glasgow is chic, lively and student filled. The nearby Glasgow University makes the west end a student hot spot with fantastic vintage shops and a great atmosphere its a...
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callumsmith1234
May 13, 2007

Urban life in the West End

Byres road and the west end of Glasgow is chic, lively and student filled. The nearby Glasgow University makes the west end a student hot spot with fantastic vintage shops and a great atmosphere its a...
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callumsmith1234
May 13, 2007

Ashton Lane

Ashton Lane is a hidden gem (well to some) just off Byre's Road. The lanes in this area were originally for stables and lots of these have been converted to shops, bars and restaurants. This cobbled...
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clivedinburgh
Dec 18, 2005

Kelvinbridge night out

I used to live here and have recently seen several bars that have opened or been re-developed to complement the older institutions along Great Western Road. I would recommend the following (running...
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clivedinburgh
Dec 17, 2005

Live music

The Halt Bar, on Woodlands Road, could be easily by-passed for looking like nothing special, but venture in on a Saturday night and you will find a diverse crowd of punks, goths and Average Joes', all...
footloosegirl
Jul 29, 2005

Second-hand goldmine

Take a trip down Ruthven Lane, just off Byres Road, where you will find The Glory Hole. Aptly named, this little offshoot from the bustle and business of Byres Road, is filled with a host of...
footloosegirl
Jul 28, 2005

Gardens - Go Enjoy The Botanical Gardens, West End

It is almost a relief to find spaces like the Botanical Gardens, having spent a morning or two walking the streets, museums and shops.Take a picnic (there is a good supermarket nearby on Byers Road)...
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scotlandscotour
May 19, 2004

Arty, Trendy West End - Worth Nosing Around!

To get the flavour of Glasgow, you really should include the West End, and by that I mean Byers Road and its side roads, the Botanic Gardens and BBC Scotland, Ashton Lane and the University around...
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scotlandscotour
May 19, 2004

Cobbled Streets of Glasgow - Great Food Too!

This hidden away secret of Glasgow is, in my mind, a Must See.With your back to Hillhead Underground station, on Byers Road in the West End, turn left then left again, down a rather uninspiring back...
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scotlandscotour
May 19, 2004

Look For The Gates - Free Entry to Peaceful Garden

As in my previous tip, head for the Botanical Gardens to rejuvinate yourself after a morning of traffic, noise, bussle and buildings.At the top of Byers Road, where it meets the Great Western Road,...
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scotlandscotour
May 19, 2004

Beautiful Tranquility in the City - Gardens

In Glasgow I soon tire of the noise, fumes and traffic, the blinding light off concrete and the relentless neon, shop signs and advertising - so then I head for calm and tranquility:Go to the...
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May 19, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Glasgow

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The Lighthouse

I finally made a visit to The Lighthouse; it is in the city centre and has a range of exhibition spaces. They also have two viewing points. ONe has an elevator and the second is only accessible by...
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Gallery of Modern Art

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...
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George Square

Personally I always think of George Square as the heart of Glasgow. It is right in the centre next to Queens Street Station and not far from major shopping streets like Sauchiehall Street and Buchanan...
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St. Mungo's Museum

This unique museum explores the importance of religion in people's lives across the world and across time with Buddha, Ganesha, Shiva, amongst other spiritual leaders, saints, and historic figures...
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Glasgow

I was brought up in Clydebank a former shipbuilding town on the edge of Glasgow. Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland with a population of around a million. In the past it was an industrial city,...
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Scottish Exhibition Centre

As we were wandering around the SECC area, I noticed an interesting looking small round building called the rotunda. I had no idea what it was till I looked it up. There are actually two rotunda...
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