Cafe Gandolfi is an interesting place with an Italian name but serves Scottish food — we met the owner and tried the haggis and black pudding there actually — definitely a good spot for both they also own a fish restaurant with same name on the street. Looking for more places to visit while in Scotland? Andrea is also happy to give you recommendations to keep you eating well for the duration of your time in Glasgow! Faced with execution she turned to Mungo for help and he ordered a messenger to catch a fish in the river. The building was designed by —his first public commission—and formerly was the headquarters of The Glasgow Herald. But the Black Sheep Bistro is one that you should certainly put some time aside for. Glasgow is well-connected by train from locations throughout England and Scotland. Getting to Glasgow By Plane. This post is in partnership with VisitScotland but all opinions are my own.
Glasgow is a great place for those looking for art and cultural activities but equally great for those craving pubs and live music best music scene in Scotland. You can take a free guided tour through the building at either 10. You will find gravestones and tombs of intrinsic detail and beauty, and a great view over the Cathedral and the rest of the city. Traffic and parking can be difficult in the city center, so if you'd prefer to travel at a faster pace, then the bus and subway network is cheap, easy, and reaches all the main sights. Things to do in Glasgow: Central Glasgow There are so many things to do in Glasgow and luckily most are located within central Glasgow.
Evening performances, including theater and live music, are also regularly held here if you are seeking nighttime entertainment. I am amazed at the long list of things to do in the city. Best, Jessica Hi Wendy, Yes, Glasgow is a great stop on a Scotland itinerary and glad you liked our post. The is one of the largest collections of art and antiquities amassed by a single collector and contains significant European works from the Late Gothic and Early Renaissance periods as well as Islamic art, Persian rugs, and a large amount of Chinese art. Byres Road is a treasure trove of unique boutique dress shops, interior design shops and trendy cafes. Pollok CountryPark Pollok Country Park is a huge green space in the Southside of Glasgow. Residential areas, a three-kilometre riverside walkway, cycle paths, landscaped areas, as well as retail, leisure and museum precincts are underway.
The largest number of shows take places on Fridays and Saturdays so try to make sure your visit falls over a weekend for a wider option of evening entertainment. Mostly frequented by local families. It has served as a government building for the city since 1889, currently as the headquarters of the Glasgow City Council. Gallery of Modern Art The is located in the center of the city and is the most visited modern art gallery in Scotland. Listen to some music Glasgow is known for many music acts coming through, but I suggest to stick with the traditional and listening to Celtic music.
The building itself is notable for being designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh who made the designs between 1903 and 1906. There is also a café and gift shop on site. To find out more information about lesser known Mackintosh sites and to book a guided tour of Mackintosh sites, check out information from the and the. There is also food and drinks available on-site, and a gift shop. It contains a large amount of information and religious artifacts. This truly is the ultimate guide.
There is also an on-site café, gardens, and shop. We have never been to the Isle of Bute so will have to add it to our list of places in Scotland. Admittedly you might want to purchase a couple of drinks, but some of the arcade machines are actually free to play. Along with a their a la Carte Louisiana style restaurant they have a late night bar, and a comprehensive gaming environment. For an incredibly scenic adventure, hop on a train to Pollokshaws West just ten minutes from Glasgow Central. Hang out with the cool kids at Òran Mór, a refurbed Victorian church that functions as a pub-restaurant, theatre, gig spot, nightclub and even a wedding venue.
This relatively new green space is a great spot to visit if you are seeking some outdoor fun on a nice weather day. I love all the staff at my department — they are very approachable and helpful, and really take an interest in my research. Since 2011 it has been open as museum ship. Your team have to communicate effectively to solve the puzzles that are laid out before them, unravelling the clues that will allow them to escape. The works are eclectic and varied, and include a large range of objects from tapestries and door arches to paintings and sculptures.
Glasgow Green is a historic park in the east part of the city that has been a public green space since the 15th century, making it the oldest park in Glasgow. Farmers Markets There are two taking place on alternating Saturdays in the West End and in the Southside of the city. The building itself was designed by the world-famous architect Zaha Hadid and to me resembles the shape of a sailship at sea. The planetarium and Glasgow Tower can be visited independently of the museum. Edinburgh has a number of iconic views, an amazing castle, great museums, nice green spaces, and good restaurants as well as all the trappings of a cosmopolitan capital city. In addition to transportation, the museum also houses historical objects and an old cobbled street area that contains shops you can explore dating from various points in the 19th and 20th centuries.
This free museum displays the city's transportation history. The trail criss-crosses Glasgow and leads along a variety of large-scale murals, many commissioned by the city council and painted by local artists. You can contact the City Chambers Duty Manager by phone at 0141 287 4018 to ask about upcoming tour times. There are a number of notable historical, religious, and architectural elements to be found here and it is a beautiful example of Scottish Gothic architecture. A number of historic political demonstrations, concerts, and other events have been held here. I read some post on your blog. I am accepting planning requests for 2019 now.
One of the highlights in the museum is without a doubt an original Salvador Dali painting, but my favourite is the Flying Heads installation by Sophie Cave. The Tall Ship offers self-guided visits of the ship as well as speciality maritime themed events, activities, talks, and tours. But there is a lot of non-traditional food spots all over the city that cook up some delicious food made with local ingredients. Everything from locomotives and vintage cars to an actual Stormtrooper can be found on display there. Some recent travelers disappointingly note that the Barras Market had really gone down in quality. Where to Stay in Glasgow? We had no idea what to expect and it was like no other art show or performance we have seen before.