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Glasgow Attractions

Want to know the best things to do in Glasgow? Fabulous shopping, appetizing local fare and lots of interesting attractions are just a taste of what's waiting for you. It's time to pack your suitcase and discover the secrets of this thriving city.

Discover the best sights in Glasgow with some popular tours & day trips, or get through our list of 225 fun activities in Glasgow. We have no booking fees and free cancellation, so you can rest easy and channel all your energy into planning the ultimate vacation.

Free Things to Do in Glasgow

Leave your purse in the hotel. It's easy to occupy yourself in Glasgow without paying a cent.

Scotland Street School Museum - Whether you're old or young, this place will excite your imagination and capture your mind.

Queen's Park - If you're eager to turn up the fun factor during your break, head straight here.

University of Strathclyde - This well-known local landmark is a great backdrop for a selfie or two.

City Chambers - Spend time at this historic site and learn a few things about the area's cultural heritage.

George Square - This thriving spot is a popular hangout for visitors and locals alike.

Glasgow Royal Infirmary - Well known among the locals, this site is worth visiting.

St Andrew's Cathedral Glasgow - Gain an understanding of the local religion at this spiritual place.

Fossil Grove - Bring along your camera and let the natural surrounds capture your imagination.

Doulton Fountain - Arrange a picnic date and enjoy a leisurely stroll around the beautiful plants.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Glasgow

City Centre Glasgow

Known for its fantastic nightlife and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in City Centre Glasgow. Check out top attractions like George Square and Royal Concert Hall, and jump on the metro at Buchanan Street Station or St Enoch Station to see more of the city.

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Glasgow Westend

Discover one of the coolest corners of a Glasgow, a trendy student district with historic streets, popular arts venues and offbeat places to eat and drink.

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North West

Known for its fantastic nightlife and great live music, there's plenty to explore in North West. Check out top attractions like Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and The SSE Hydro, and jump on the metro at Hillhead Station or Kelvinbridge Station to see more of the city.

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North Glasgow

The restaurants and museums are a few reasons travelers visit North Glasgow. Though there aren't many top sights in the neighborhood, you can visit George Square and Royal Concert Hall, a few notable attractions nearby.

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Pollokshields

While there might not be top attractions in Pollokshields, you can explore the larger area and discover places like The SSE Hydro and Hampden Park.

East End

You'll enjoy the restaurants and museums in East End. You might want to make time for a stop at Glasgow Green or Celtic Park.

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Glasgow Vacation Ideas for Planning an Itinerary

A charming blend of refinement and earthiness, Glasgow is one of the world’s most unique travel destinations.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Glasgow on a sunny day?

Enjoy the clear weather (and get some exercise at the same time) with one or two of these outdoor experiences:

What to do in Glasgow on a rainy day?

There's no need to splish, splosh and splash your way through a rainy day when there are so many terrific indoor activities like these on offer:

What should I not miss in Glasgow?

If you're eager to discover the best of this destination, fit these attractions into your schedule:

  • George Square
  • Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
  • Celtic Park

Are there cheap things to do in Glasgow?

What can you do in Glasgow for free?

You could put your money in the hotel safe for the day, because these top attractions won't cost you a dime:

  • George Square
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
  • Glasgow Cathedral
  • Botanic Gardens