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Glasgow in Greater Glasgow is inhabited by around 600,000 people.
From Glasgow, London is 340 miles (547 kilometers) to the southeast from here and Edinburgh is 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the east.
Glasgow is a great place for those who love art so when you are in the city, make the time in your itinerary to visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and the House for an Art Lover. These are two exhibit spaces to take the family for a couple of hours of cultural exploration. Wander through the exhibits and savor the quiet or find a guide to appreciate the art displays.
Spark your creativity with a visit to the Centre for Contemporary Art in Glasgow. Admire the building’s design and enjoy the wide range of contemporary displays as well as the temporary exhibits.
During a sightseeing tour of the city, you can’t miss the historical places of worship. The Glasgow Cathedral and the Paisley Abbey are two local examples of these. Take the time to enjoy the reverential atmosphere at these remarkable places.
If you are into nature, plan a trip to Glasgow Green and Fossil Grove, two protected reserves where outdoor types love to spend time on a fine day. These two biological havens are attractive places where you can discover the local flora and fauna.
Dive below the waves and discover a world of aquatic treasures at the Loch Lomond Aquarium. Wander the aquarium’s various climatic zones examining the species as you go; but try not to let the kids rush ahead, the slower you go the more you’ll discover!
Discover Black Loch, a magical spot where people like to come to enjoy the scenery. Even if the sun isn’t shining, this calming destination is worth making the time to visit.
Sometimes melancholic, sometimes darkly romantic, the castles in this country are always good to visit. Bothwell Castle, a local landmark, shows where nobles lived behind these walls and defended their land from plunderers and thieves.
Aspiring professors and scientists will like the Glasgow Science Centre, a science and technology center. Admire the range of special exhibits and amazing technology on display as you make your way through its hallways.
After you’ve explored all the main spots on the Glasgow tourist trail, consider stopping by some of these lesser known, but equally rewarding sights. Before you leave this special region, be sure to visit The Glasgow Necropolis, the Merchants' House, the St Vincent Street Church and the Doulton Fountain.
Accommodation in Glasgow
Glasgow offers a good range of places to rest your head. The hotels in Glasgow page is your go-to place for all the available hotel deals.
Discerning travelers with an eye for the timeless traditions of class and style can choose from the Crowne Plaza Hotel Glasgow, at Congress Road, and the Blythswood Square, at No.11 Blythswood Square. The Glasgow Central Boutique Suites and Bistro and the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow can also be worth looking into. The address of the Glasgow Central Boutique Suites and Bistro is 88-92 Castle street, while the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow is found at 301 Argyle Street.
Hilton Glasgow makes a great downtown base, placing guests a 5-minute drive from the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC). Glasgow’s West End, filled with authentic old pubs and top-notch restaurants, is 8 minutes by taxi. The Mackintosh Trail is a must for architecture buffs.
A modern architectural landmark, the Radisson Blu is in the city centre, across from Central Station and steps from the financial district. Buchanan Street, Glasgow's main shopping thoroughfare, is a 5-minute walk.
The hotel is joined to the architectural marvel that is Glasgow Central Station, surrounded by top boutiques. The 12th-century cathedral is 7 minutes away by car, and it's a short walk to the Gallery of Modern Art, as well as to great restaurants like Rogano Oyster Bar, a local institution.
Adjacent to Queen Street Railway Station, this Glasgow hotel offers a prime location across from George Square. The shops and galleries of Buchanan Street and Princes Square are steps away.
Situated in the suburbs, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Glasgow Science Centre, The SSE Hydro, and Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre.
Located in Glasgow Westend, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Botanic Gardens and University of Glasgow. Riverside Museum and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum are also within 1 mi (2 km).
Located in City Centre Glasgow, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Buchanan Galleries, George Square, and Gallery of Modern Art. Glasgow Cathedral and The SSE Hydro are also within 2 mi (3 km).
Located in City Centre Glasgow, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Glasgow West End and George Square. Gallery of Modern Art and Glasgow Cathedral are also within 1 mi (2 km).