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Glasgow offers lots of exciting experiences, but where to begin?

You could start with the city's iconic buildings, first taking a walk through the city's museums and galleries to find everything from Dinosaurs to Dali, and a tour of the historic City Chambers and magnificent Glasgow Cathedral, situated beside one of the most significant cemetaries in Europe, The Necropolis.

Football fans will also undoubtedly want to take a look behind the scenes of Scotland's national stadium at The Hampden Experience, and take tours of the world famous Celtic and Rangers Football Clubs, taking in each of these iconic sporting venues.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh lovers will find Mackintosh at the Willow, The Lighthouse, House for an Art Lover and The Willow Tea Rooms must-visits to view the indelible architecture, furniture and style of Glasgow’s most famous son. As a University city, it is no surprise that the campus' of such prestigious institutions are worth visiting, whether Mackintosh's masterpiece, the Glasgow School of Art or the University of Glasgow, which is described as a real-life Hogwarts. 

There's also plenty to do for families, with fascinating exhibits and interactive shows at the Glasgow Science Centre on the River Clyde, whilst Loch Lomond Aquarium and Snow Factor are just a short distance away from the city.  

For something a little bit different, why not head over to the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery for historic finds within Scotland's oldest museum, step aboard the Tall Ship, an icon of Glasgow's shipbuilding heritage still afloat to this day, or visit Glasgow Tigers Speedway for fast and furious entertainment on two wheels.

Looking to explore more of Scotland? Glasgow is the gateway to Scotland's magnificient landscapes and you'll be able to discover Scotland's rich heritage on Rabbie's Small Group Tours and Timberbush Tours, which regularly set off from the city centre to destinations across the country. Or take to the water for a Sweeney's Cruise Co. at Loch Lomond.

Whisky lovers will relish a tour of Glengoyne Distillery and The Clydeside Distillery, whilst Tennent's Wellpark Brewery presents a fascinating look into the history and success of Scotland's oldest brewery.

To top it off, all of our attractions are supported by a great network of tourist transport - so why not see it all on an open-topped tourist bus, hopping on and off as many times as you like?

 

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St Andrew's Night Ceilidh

St Andrews in the Square 25 Nov 2018 £7.50 to £10
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George Square Christmas Market

George Square 25 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 Free Entry
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St Enoch Square Christmas Market

St Enoch Square 9 Nov 2018 - 23 Dec 2018 Free entry
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Brushes with War

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum 21 Sep 2018 - 6 Jan 2019 £5.00-£7.00
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Late Night Studio Jazz: Square One with Andy Middleton

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 24 Nov 2018 £6-£12
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The Magic of Motown

Theatre Royal 23 Nov 2018 £26
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George Square Christmas Market

George Square 25 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 Free Entry
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Etsy Made Local Glasgow

The Briggait 1 Dec 2018 - 2 Dec 2018 Free Entry
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Girls' Day Out

SECC 1 Dec 2018 - 2 Dec 2018 No ticket price information
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Cinderella

SECC 12 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019 £16.00 to £28.50
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Children's Classic Concerts - A Christmas Carol

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 8 Dec 2018 £11.50-£16.50
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St Enoch Square Christmas Market

St Enoch Square 9 Nov 2018 - 23 Dec 2018 Free entry
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Celtic Connections

Various venues: Glasgow 17 Jan 2019 - 3 Feb 2019 No ticket price information
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Scottish Ballet: Cinderella

Theatre Royal 4 Jan 2019 - 12 Jan 2019 £13.90 to £49.90
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War Horse

SECC 15 Jan 2019 - 2 Feb 2019 £12.5 to £61
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Glasgow Girls

King's Theatre 15 Jan 2019 - 19 Jan 2019 £13 to £45
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Dippy About the Dinosaur

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum 22 Jan 2019 - 21 Jun 2019
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The National Whisky Festival

SWG3 26 Jan 2019 £35 to £38.5
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