Glasgow Travel Guide
The city’s biggest attraction is the famous Burrell collection, housed in a
prize-winning museum located in Pollok
Country Park. In fact many parts of Glasgow are works of art in themselves thanks to architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh whose Art Nouveau style can be seen in many of the cities most prominent buildings including The Lighthouse, Glasgow School of Art, and House for an Art Lover.
Glasgow’s nightlife is legendary with new
clubs and bars springing up at an almost alarming rate. Most of the best pubs
can be found around the est End and City Centre, with the large student population helping to maintain a youthful atmosphere. The entertainment on offer is nothing if not eclectic ranging from live music in pubs and concert halls. For a classy nights entertainment there are several excellent theatres including The Citizen’s, The Pavilion, The Arches and The Tron and for that important pre-theatre or after show dinner there is truly phenomenal choice of fine restaurants serving great food
from around the world at very reasonable prices.
For a family day out a trip to M&D’s, Scotland’s premier theme park makes a thrilling alternative to the city. Host to the largest collection of rides in the country it is also home of the biggest roller coaster the ‘Tornado’. For something a little more sedate, the 85acre Kelvingrove Park is a great place to wind down, simply wander, play tennis or bowls or enjoy a family picnic in idyllic surroundings. Glasgow embraces both the modern and the old successfully
merging the two and thus offering a fantastic choice of entertainment and attractions to suit anyone and everyone.
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