Glasgow was one of the first cities in the world to be made a European City of Culture. On a break to Glasgow you can delve deep into the cultural side of this city by visiting the top attractions. See world renowned works in several museums and galleries - many of which are free to visit - and admire the city’s mix of architecture on a bus tour. Continue your cultural city break long into the night, by taking in a performance of opera, ballet or orchestra music by one of Scotland’s national companies.
The city of Glasgow has some of the best shopping in the UK outside London and has everything you need for some unforgettable retail therapy in its bustling city centre and beyond. The pedestrianised Sauchiehall Street, Buchanan Street and Argyle Street are together dubbed the ‘Style Mile’ and pack in just about everything you could want from high street to exclusive shopping. Visit the independent boutiques to pick up one-off fashion pieces which will dazzle all your friends back home.
Choose from a range of accommodation in Glasgow from B&Bs and guesthouses to a range of hotels. Pick from 1 to 5-star hotels, boutique hotels and city centre apartments or enjoy a self-catering break.
The city’s cultural streak continues with its busy events calendar. Glasgow is the host of many exciting events and festivals starting with Celtic Connections in January, covering comedy, music, theatre, dance and much more, and ending with the festival celebrations of Glasgow Loves Christmas in December.
When you’re not admiring art or attending a festival, be sure to visit some of Glasgow’s food and drink establishments. The city has a long history of tea drinking so there are many tearooms to visit for a quiet cup of tea and slice of cake. Glasgow has many trendy cocktail bars, traditional pubs and award-winning restaurants for you to dine and drink at during your city break.
Book a city break to Glasgow and enjoy a cultural break visiting attractions, attending events and dining on fantastic food and drink.