The City of Glasgow receives millions of tourists annually due to the multitude of festivals, events and world-renowned tourist attractions that this vibrant city has to offer. Please find below, a list of leading Glasgow Attractions near the Clifton Hotel.
Established in 1817 and famous for its Kibble Palace, Begonias, Orchids and Ferns. A "Bard in the Botanics" festival is held in the Gardens early summer celebrating the works of William Sheakespeare.
Oran Mor Theatre and Multi Arts Venue
Oran Mor translated is the "great melody of life". It is the former Kelvinside Parish Church and includes a bar, restaurant and multi arts venues.
Hunterian Art Gallery
Opened to the public in 1902 as the city's principal art gallery and museum, attracts over one million visitors per year.
Kelvingrove Museum & Art Gallery
Reopened in July 2006 following a massive restoration project. Better displays, shop and facilities can be enjoyed by all.
Glasgow Museum of Transport
A fascinating insight into all modes of transport over the years. Directly opposite the Kelvingrove Museum & Art Gallery.
Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC)
On Glasgow's Clydeside, the SECC is the place for exhibitions and conferences. Listings of events and performances are widely publicised and can be found on the SECC website. Approximately 20 to 30 minutes walk from the Clifton Hotel.
Glasgow Science Centre
Exhibits, science shows and interactive workshops. Choose between the Science Mall or Imax Cinema for unique 3D technology.
|Going Out in Glasgow |
Glasgow has a vibrant pub and club scene with a multitude of bars and nightclubs dotted throughout the City Centre and West End. At weekends, a large contingency of the city's pubs play host to live music and open-mike sessions ranging from Scottish and Irish Folk to Jazz and Alternative Rock. The city enjoys a plethora of festivals and cultural events throughout the year and Celtic Connections is the crème de la crème, attracting over a hundred thousand people celebrating Celtic performing arts and culture. This leading UK destination is proud of its rich cultural diversity, its heritage and of showcasing an extraordinary array of attractions and entertainment to see and hear in Glasgow. This cosmopolitan city never fails to surprise visitors who are undoubtedly spoiled for choice.
|Glasgow Shopping Breaks|
There is an excellent provision of shopping malls within the Glasgow City Centre including the St Enoch Centre renowned as the largest glass covered mall in Europe, the fairly recent Buchanan Galleries and Princess Square offering a more selective and upmarket shopping experience.