Glasgow Holiday Information
Although often overlooked for its popular neighbour Edinburgh, the cosmopolitan city of Glasgow has enough excellent shopping, vibrant nightlife and fascinating history to make it a top holiday destination in its own right. Whether you’re looking for a fun city break with friends or a romantic getaway for two, holidays to Glasgow have something for everyone.
Historically an important centre of trade and industry, Glasgow has developed over recent years to become one of the UK’s top cultural destinations, winning accolades such as European City of Culture, UNESCO City of Music and European City of Architecture and Design. Glasgow holidays offer visitors a great chance to combine sightseeing in one of Britain’s most historic cities with the opportunity to enjoy all the facilities of a modern, cutting-edge destination. Admire the striking combination of ancient and modern architecture, see one of Europe’s best art collections at the iconic Kelvingrove Gallery or enjoy a family day out at the fantastic Science Centre. In good weather, the city boasts thousands of acres of green space across dozens of parks and gardens, while streets like Buchanan Street in the city centre provide plenty of opportunities for retail therapy whatever the weather.
Holidays to Glasgow are also great for those who don’t want the fun to stop once the sun sets, as the city’s famous nightlife caters for every possible taste. Culture lovers will be spoiled for choice by the huge range of theatres, cinemas and gig venues on offer; try the Arches for the latest in independent theatre, Highlight for fantastic stand up comedy or the Royal Scottish National Orchestra to hear one of the finest symphony orchestras in Europe. And for those who prefer to spend their evenings exploring the pubs, clubs and bars there’s a huge choice of venues along Sauchiehall Street and the surrounding area, as well as a great selection of traditional Scottish pubs and quirky bars in the West End area of town. So whether you’re looking for a relaxing break or fun-packed weekend away, check out our great deals on cheap Glasgow holidays and book yourself a treat today.
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