Glasgow boasts world famous art collections, some of the best shopping in the United Kingdom and vibrant and exciting nightlife.
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If you’re looking for style, culture, history and fun, look no further than a Glasgow holiday. There’s always something going on in Scotland’s largest city, so whether you’re here for a weekend or a longer, prepare for an adventure.
Book your flight to Glasgow today and before you know it you can be shopping till you drop on Style Mile, discovering the city’s unique ‘Glasgow Style’ architecture and dancing the night away at your favourite new hotspot.
Encompassing Sauchiehall Street, Buchanan Street and Argyle Street, there’s something for every shopper in Glasgow’s Style Mile, from high street favourites to fancy designer stores and independent boutiques selling lesser-known labels.
If it’s jewellery you want, head to the Argyll Arcade in the city centre, where you’ll find largest selection of diamond rings, diamond jewellery, wedding rings and watches in a single location in Scotland.
There’s a reason Glasgow was crowned European Capital of Culture – the city is home to a world-class arts scene made up of over 200 arts organisations. Both the Scottish Ballet and the Scottish Opera are based in Glasgow, and their dazzling performances – ranging from the classics to more modern and interpretive – are not to be missed.
Nestled in Glasgow’s historical Merchant City, Merchant Square is home to exclusive boutiques, restaurants and cafés. On weekends, the square is transformed into a craft fair, selling everything from jewellery to cupcakes.
Do you like nature? Science? Architecture? Art? Bagpipes? Whatever you’re into, you’re sure to find a museum dedicated to your interest in Glasgow. Our favourites include the Glasgow Science Centre, which the kids will love; The Burrell Collection, home to the private collection of millionaire shipping owner Sir William Burrell; and The Hunterian, Scotland’s oldest public museum, displaying objects from Captain Cook’s Pacific voyages and a major art collection, including the world’s largest permanent display of the work of James McNeill Whistler.
You’ll never have to worry about finding a place to be fed and watered in Glasgow – the Scots know how to put on a great spread.
Great shopping is not just the preserve of London. Find out more about where to shop on your visit to Glasgow.
Whether day tripping to Loch Lomond or striking out into the highlands, Glasgow is the perfect place to start your Scottish adventure.