Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley has a fascinating history. Find out about life in Scotland's largest city over hundreds of years and the industries which have developed in the Clyde Valley. Visit a variety of attractions which bring the region’s past to vividly to life at museums, galleries, visitor centres and more.
Find out all about the timeline of Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley, a region which stretches back to the earliest times, although not much is known before the sixth century when St Kentigern settled in the city. Museums in the city and in the Clyde Valley illustrate the history with displays, artefacts and collections from Roman times to more modern industries including shipbuilding.
Discover a mix of architecture throughout the region including the Victorian buildings of the City Chambers, Tenement House and the neo-Gothic splendour of the University of Glasgow.
There are two UNESCO World Heritage Sites within Glasgow & The Clyde Valley - follow our handy itinerary to discover the wonders of the Antonine Wall and New Lanark.