Visiting Glasgow

  • New Clyde Arc
  • Riverside Museum
  • Shoppers in Ingram Street, Glasgow

​​discover Glasgow

Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and a stylish, exciting and welcoming place to visit at any time.

arts & Culture

The city has world class art galleries and museums, many of which offer free admission, and showcase Glasgow’s cultural heritage.  The city’s civic art collection, one of the finest in Europe, is housed in the magnificent Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum while the iconic Riverside Museum, Glasgow’s new museum of transport, was designed by world famous architect Zaha Hadid and features more than 3000 exhibits.   

Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The city is also home to a unique design and style.  The fantastic Art Nouveau architecture of one of Glasgow’s most famous sons, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, is visible throughout the city. 


Glasgow is the perfect place to indulge in a little retail therapy.  You can find high street favourites, malls and popular department stores on the city’s Style Mile.  Designer delights can be found in the chic boutiques of the Merchant City and if you’re looking for something a little more quirky take a look at the great vintage stores on offer in Glasgow’s West End.


There are plenty of fantastic restaurants and bars to explore after a busy day sightseeing and shopping.  Every taste is catered for from traditional Scottish fare and Italian to Indian and Thai.  ​​