Category Archives: Glasgow

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Hidden gems of Glasgow

Glasgow has loads to offer, yet doesn’t take itself too seriously; that’s part of the charm that keeps bringing people back to the city time and again. With world-class museums, dazzling festivals and one of the best live music scenes in Europe, it’s no wonder visitors keep returning to Glasgow. Couple these draws with a […]

Glasgow Art and Museums

Glasgow has some of Europe’s finest civic collections. In the city you’ll encounter historical finds, natural history and some genuinely incredible art – all housed in some of the city’s most breathtaking public buildings. In just one town you can see French impressionists, modern art, old ships, Scottish history and archaeology, medieval weaponry and more […]

Glasgow Barras

Explore the hustle and bustle of Glasgow Barras The Barras is a lively, bustling indoor and outdoor market that simply shouldn’t be missed when visiting Glasgow. Based in the East End of the city, the weekend market has been running since the early 20th Century and remains as popular today as it was nearly 100 […]

The West Highland Way

Walk the West Highland Way At more than 95 miles, or over 150 km, the West Highland Way is Scotland’s leading long-distance hiking route. It starts in Milngavie, some six miles from Glasgow, and takes in the shores of Loch Lomond, passes through Mugdock Country Park and skirts Ben Lomond. It also visits Glen Falloch, […]

Visit Glasgow Cathedral

While many people visit Glasgow to see the Glasgow School of Art or the Kelvingrove Gallery and Museum, tucked in beside the Royal Infirmary is one of the UK’s grandest buildings. Glasgow Cathedral is one of the finest examples of Scottish Gothic architecture, and the only medieval cathedral on the Scottish mainland to survive the […]

Sporting Scotland

Scotland is a proud sporting nation and if the National Football team has fallen on hard times in recent years, success in the shape of Andy Murray (Tennis) , Sir Chris Hoy (Cycling) and Catherine Grainger (Rowing) have broadened the nations sporting horizons. Team Scotland’s 24 medals in the recent 2012 Olympics were in athletics, cycling, […]

Commonwealth Games 2014

There are now less than 30 days until the 20th Commonwealth Games kick off in Glasgow. The city has been revealing a number of different events and locations catering for spectators and visitors without any tickets. The primary focus during the 12 day games will be Glasgow Green.  The Live Zone here is one of […]

Glasgow Restaurants

It is an all too readily accepted myth that Scottish food is deep fried and stodgy.  A glance at some of the biggest names in world cuisine finds several Scots present: Gordon Ramsey, Tom Kitchen, Andrew Fairlie and Alan Murchison.  Indeed, Scotland has some of the best produce in the world from fresh salmon, vension […]

Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The recent fire in Glasgow School of Art has brought Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s work back to the world’s attention.  Fortunately, reports of the buildings demise appear to have been exaggerated with the brave men and women of the Scottish Fire Service saving 90% of the building’s structure and 70% of it’s contents.  The long process […]

Kelvingrove Art Gallery

The Art Gallery and Museum is one of Glasgow’s most popular visitor attractions and is the most visited museum in the UK outside London. The museum has a large natural history collection as well as an extensive collection of arms and armour. Home to the famous Salvador Dali painting Christ of Saint John of the Cross, the Art […]