Shieldhall Vacations

4 miles (6 kilometers) to the north of Greater Glasgow, is Shieldhall, an excellent place to add to your itinerary. If you are coming from the Glasgow International Airport in Greater Glasgow, Shieldhall is about 3 miles (5 kilometers) to the southeast.

Shieldhall is a great place to stay in Greater Glasgow as many of the city’s star attractions are nearby. Two sights that should top every visitor’s list is the fascinating Braehead Shopping Centre and the iconic Fossil Grove. Also, well worth the effort are Xscape Braehead and Rothesay Dock.

There are many unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Shieldhall. In particular, you should make sure you check out Hunterian Museum in Glasgow, the Glasgow Science Centre and the Museum of Transport. Book tickets for a couple of the popularater, dance and music shows at the Kings Theatre Glasgow in Glasgow. Enjoy the wonderful exhibits at the Centre for Contemporary Art in Glasgow, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and the House for an Art Lover.

There are a number of natural gifts here as well, so don’t miss the nearby green spaces. Bring a picnic, read a book, or just soak up the sunshine at the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow, Bellahouston Park and Dawsholm Park.

Visitors looking for interesting places to visit in and around Greater Glasgow should not miss out on Paisley Abbey in Glasgow and Coats Observatory in Paisley. Whatever your background or beliefs, you’ll be moved by the serene atmosphere at Shieldhall’s holy places like the St Vincent Street Church in Glasgow.

Immerse yourself in Shieldhall’s passion for sports at Braehead Arena, Glasgow. This is home to Braehead Clan ice hockey team in winter and the Paisley Pirates. Enjoy a few post-match beers with local fans after the game in a nearby pub.

After spending the day seeing the sights around Shieldhall, stay the night at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Make reservations for the Hilton Glasgow, the Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport, Paisley, or the Holiday Inn Express Glasgow Airport, Paisley.

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