Tourist attractions within 5 miles of Glasgow
20 places within 5 miles
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Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre & Gallery0.4 miles Trongate 103, Glasgow, G1 5HD
Provand's Lordship0.4 miles 3 Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0RH
The oldest house in Glasgow, and one of only four surviving medieval buildings, now restored to its 17th-century finest. There is also a medicinal garden with the intriguing Tontine Faces stone masks.
Glasgow Necropolis0.4 miles 50 Cathedral Square, Glasgow, G4 0UZ
Literally a city of the dead, this vast burial ground behind Glasgow Cathedral pays tribute to Glasgow's wealthier nineteenth-century inhabitants. Established with a view to being a kind of Scottish equivalent of Père Lachaise in Paris, it may not have…
Glasgow Cathedral0.5 miles Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0QZ Scotland
A stone-built church has stood on this site since 1136 and the lower church contains the shrine of St Mungo, who died around 612; however most of the present building dates from the 13th or 15th centuries, the most notable exception being the…
Glasgow School of Art0.7 miles 167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G3 6RQ
Glasgow School of Art is Charles Rennie Mackintosh's greatest achievement and it continues to intrigue and inspire visitors from all over the world. Still a working art school, regular guided tours let you experience this famous and fascinating…
People's Palace & Winter Gardens0.8 miles Glasgow Green, Glasgow, G40 1AT
Located on Glasgow Green, the Palace gives an insight into how the people of Glasgow lived from the 1750s to the late 20th century, while next door the Winter Gardens house exotic plants and a café.
Tenement House0.9 miles 145 Buccleuch Street, Glasgow, G3 6QN
The Tenement House is a typical Victorian tenement flat of 1892, which retains all its original fittings, such as gas lamps and the splendid kitchen range. Take a nostalgic step back in time! Exhibition on tenement life.
Bridgeton Bus Garage1.3 miles 76–-136 Fordneuk Street, Glasgow, G40 3AH
Location of Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust. Storage and display of approximately 100 buses, coaches and commercial vehicles. Restoration facilities. Trust membership available.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh Trail1.6 miles Glasgow, G20 7EL
Artist, architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh was born in Glasgow in 1868 and his legacy remains strikingly writ across the city's skyline, museums and galleries. Blending Scottish baronial influences with Art Nouveau motifs, the School of…
Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery1.8 miles University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, G12 8QQ
Scotland’s oldest public museum, founded in 1807, houses collections relating to science, medicine, archaeology, geology and more, as well as art by Charles Rennie Mackintosh (including The Mackintosh House – the reassembled interior of his home) and…
Glasgow Science Centre1.9 miles 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA
Situated on the site of the 1988 Garden Festival, Glasgow's £75 million Science Centre features Scotland's first IMAX cinema with an 80 by 60ft screen, as well as state-of-the-art facilities for youngsters to learn about science and technology through…
The Hub1.9 miles Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA Scotland
Pacific Quay1.9 miles next to Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow, G51 1DA Scotland
Seaforce1.9 miles Glasgow Harbour, 100 Stobcross Road, Glasgow, G3 8QQ Scotland
Beating an open top bus tour hands down, Seaforce offers white knuckle rides along the Clyde in a high speed powerboat. Boats leave from the Tall Ship at the SECC, and excursions range from the whistle stop Clyde Ride taking half an hour at £6 (£3…
Riverside Museum2.3 miles 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, G3 8RS
A rebooted version of the Transport Museum housed in a cutting edge piece of architecture by Zaha Hadid. The recently acquired South African locomotive is the largest exhibit in the Glasgow Museums’ collection.
The Tall Ship at Riverside2.4 miles 150 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, G3 8RS
Step aboard the Glenlee, one of only five Clyde-built ships still afloat today. Learn about the maritime history of the area through talks, tours and costume days.
Clean Plates Café2.6 miles Maryhill Burgh Halls, 10–24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow, G20 8YE
Maryhill, for so long the runner-up in the west-end chic stakes, has a new focal point these days: the restored Burgh Halls complex, famous for their late 19th-century stained-glass panels depicting contemporary trades but which now comprises everything…
Fairfield Farm House3.1 miles Elder Park, Govan, Glasgow, G51 5AF
Pollok House3.5 miles Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G43 1AT
One of the most elegant 18th century buildings in the country, this historic house features one of the best collections of Spanish art in the UK from the collection of Sir William Stirling Maxwell. From April until the end of October the house comes to…