Tourist attractions, "Glasgow"

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Glasgow Cathedral

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…

Riverside Museum

100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, G3 8RS

Scotland's new Museum of Transport and Travel was completed in 2011. The award-winning building by Zaha Hadid houses over 3000 objects, from bicycles and cars to a 100-ton Class 15F steam engine, built in Glasgow for South African Railways. With many…

Titan Clydebank

Garth Drive, off Cart Street, Queen's Quays, Clydebank, Glasgow, G81 1NX

Duntreath Castle

Blanefield, Strathblane, Glasgow, G63 9AJ

Glasgow Necropolis

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…

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Greenbank Garden

Flenders Road, Clarkston, Glasgow, G76 8RB

Less than a mile from the suburban bustle of Clarkston on the south side of Glasgow, Greenbank Garden is a tranquil celebration of the gardener’s art. Set immaculately in the grounds of a Grade-A listed Georgian House, Greenbank provides ample…

Tenement House

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.

Pacific Quay

next to Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow, G51 1DA

Fairfield Farm House

Elder Park, Govan, Glasgow, G51 5AF

Newark Castle

Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, PA14 5NH
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Pollok House

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…

Glasgow Science Centre

50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA

Situated on the site of the 1988 Garden Festival, Glasgow's £75 million Science Centre features hundreds of interactive exhibits. It also includes the ScottishPower Planetarium, Science Show Theatre, Climate Change Theatre and the 127m Glasgow Tower.

Bridgeton Bus Garage

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.

Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre & Gallery

Trongate 103, Glasgow, G1 5HD

Glasgow School of Art

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…

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Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery

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…

Tennent Caledonian Breweries

Wellpark Brewery, 161 Duke Street, Glasgow, G31 1JD

Produced since 1885 at Glasgow’s Wellpark Brewery, on the banks of the Molendinar Burn, Tennent’s lager is by far the biggest-selling lager in the Scottish market. Beer has been made on the site since 1556, making it Glasgow’s longest continually active…

Glengoyne Distillery

Dumgoyne, Near Killearn, Glasgow, G63 9LB

Glengoyne is one of Scotland’s prettiest distilleries, a whitewashed beacon nestling under the Campsies that, behind its main buildings, hides a 50ft waterfall. There’s a range of tours for different levels of interest and expertise –- you can try…

Auchentoshan Distillery and Visitor Centre

By Dalmuir, Clydebank, Glasgow, G81 4SJ

Charles Rennie Mackintosh Trail

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…

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The Tall Ship at Riverside

150 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, G3 8RS

The Glenlee is one of only five Clyde-built sailing ships still afloat, and it nearly didn't happen; launched in 1896, she carried cargo for 20 years before spending decades as a training ship for the Spanish navy. Recovered from the brink of scrapping…

Clean Plates Café

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…

People's Palace & Winter Gardens

Glasgow Green, Glasgow, G40 1AT

The People's Palace is Glasgow's museum of social history, with exhibits and displays telling the story of the city from 1750 to the present, and a programme of talks and activities. Next door the Winter Gardens house a variety of exotic plants, while…

Provand's Lordship

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.

The Hub

Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA Scotland