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Activities for groups

Activities for groups

Glasgow is full of activities for groups. Whether it's a birthday, a work night out or just a catch up with friends, there's something for every occasion.

Let off some steam

Had a bad week? Vent your rage with your nearest and dearest at a Rage Room. Don all the protective gear and let loose with a sledgehammer. Find out more at

Or maybe axe throwing is more your thing? Perfect for destressing and fun too, Hatchet Harrys, Axe Hurling and Boom Battle Bar can accommodate your every axe throwing need. Visit, check out and explore to find out more.

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Sing your heart out

Boost your endorphin levels as you belt out your favourite songs at karaoke. Choose a private booth with friends at SuperCube or take to the stage with a full audience at Cosmopol. Visit or check out to find out more.

If you really want to make a night of it, book a table at Shanghai Shuffle for a full-on dinner karaoke experience. Book at

Get your golf on

Perfect for date nights or a night out with friends, you can’t go wrong with golf. People of all ages will love Jungle Rumble and One Under in the city centre. Check out and visit for more info.

Meanwhile Fore Play and Golf Fang offer a more adult take on mini golf, suitable for over 18s only. Find out more at and

For a slightly different take on the game, Boom Battle Bar in St Enoch Centre have created Crazier Nolf. It’s a bit like golf, but with your hands! Visit to discover more.

Retro gaming

Whether you’re after a game of pinball or Crazy Taxi, arcade bars offer you the chance to play games from your childhood in a fun atmosphere. Get your friends together and enjoy a night of nostalgia. Try Super Bario, R-CADE or NQ64 in the Merchant City area. Follow Super Bario on Instagram or visit and check out to see the games available.

Get competitive

Split into teams and let your competitive side out. Get your gaming vest on and zap everyone from your boss to your best mate at Laser Quest Glasgow's multi-level arena. Book at

Ditch the vest for a Zorb for a game of football with a difference at Bubble Soccer Scotland and Football Zorbing. No matter who wins, memorable fun is guaranteed. Visit and check out for more info.

If you’d rather less running around, try Electric Darts at The Raven in the city centre or Augmented Reality Darts at Boom Battle Bar. No experience necessary, just turn up, aim and throw! Find out how to book at and at

Calming group activities

If you’re looking for something a bit lower energy, why not get crafty with a pottery workshop with Studio Mama. Or get busy making flower crowns with The Crafty Hen. Find more details at and at

Paint and Sip also offer fun painting sessions complete with wine, and you can take your masterpiece home with you. Visit to find out more.

Fun for all ages, lawn bowls is a game you can play at a leisurely pace at Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls and Tennis Centre. Situated in the west end, it’s also an excellent free option. Find out more at

If you just want to be pampered, try Glasgow’s first ever gin inspired botanical day spa. Enjoy massages followed by a tasty gin and tonic. Explore treatments at

Solve some puzzles

Try your hand at solving clues and completing riddles at one of Glasgow’s many escape rooms. Try X-Escape Room Glasgow, Escape Reality or Riddle Rooms in the city centre. Visit, explore and check out to find your perfect puzzle.

Or turn the streets of Glasgow into the ultimate adventure playground. Go Quest Adventures is an interactive treasure hunt that highlights the city’s attractions and hidden gems. Find out more at


Pick your ball and try to stay in lane with a game of ten pin bowling. Bowlarama, Vega and Hollywood Bowls are all late-night venues with fully stocked bars, food and music. They also have a multitude of other activities to keep groups occupied. Find out more at, at and at

Virtual reality

Escape to another world with incredible virtual reality technology. Get in the driver’s seat and race against your friends on a huge selection of tracks at VR Simulators. With 5D technology and motion seating, it will feel like you’re actually there! Find out more at

In teams, get your virtual reality goggles on as you run around a 70m2 arena trying to avoid and destroy zombies at VR Party Arena. Not for the faint hearted, their world-class haptic vests let you feel when a zombie attacks you! Visit for more info.

Pot some balls

A crowd-pleasing activity everyone knows and loves, Glasgow has some great choices for a game of pool. Head to Boom Battle Bar at St Enoch Centre, Felson’s or members club Reardon’s for a dedicated space to play. Book in advance at, at and at

Release your inner child

Fancy a bounce? Glasgow’s trampoline arena Flip Out is 63,000sq ft of pure fun. Try the adult parkour course, Ninja Obstacle Course, inflatables and more. There’s a soft play area for the younger ones too. Visit to book.

Get your skates on and try to stay upright dancing under the sparkling lights at a roller disco at RollerStop. Suitable for all ages with adult only nights too, there’s a disco for everyone, plus lessons if you need them. Find out more at

Hit the water

With the River Clyde and Forth and Clyde Canal running through Glasgow, there are some great options for groups to enjoy the water. If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush without getting in the water, try a speedy trip on the Clyde with Seaforce Power Boats. Book at to feel the wind in your hair.

The more adventurous will love having a go at Whitewater tubing or kayaking with Pinkston Watersports. Visit for all activities available

For a more relaxing water activity, why not hire a barge for the day with Navvie’s Barge? Groups have the run of the inside of the boat, so bring a picnic and take in the beauty and wildlife of the canal. Enquire at

Last updated: September 2022

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