Explore the West End
The bohemian West End of the city
is a haven for those looking for quaint cafés, tea rooms, trendy
bars, boutiques, upmarket hotels, clubs and restaurants. Set
in the backdrop of the magnificent Kelvingrove Park, the West End
is home to Glasgow University, fine Victorian architecture as well
as bars, restaurants and antique shops.
West End Must Sees
Byres Road - This is the heart and soul of
Glasgow's West End - acosmopolitan and eclectic street with an
excellent choice of shops and something to suit all tastes from
boutique shopping to hidden vintage gems.
Ashton Lane - This charming cobbled lane
is full of character. Its popular throughout the day and also as a
late night stop, with a great choice of bars, cafes, restaurants
and even a cinema.
Botanic Gardens - Take a stroll around
the Botanic Gardens, known internationally for
its impressive glass houses and extensive plant collections from
around the world.
The University of Glasgow - Enjoy the
impressive architecture and rich history of The University of
Glasgow. The University is home to the Hunterian Museum,
housing a rich collection of rare and important objects, and the
Hunterian Art Gallery, with a collection that includes masterpieces
by Rembrandt, Rubens and Chardin.