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  • A youngster enjoys a day out at the Glasgow Science Centre
    A youngster enjoys a day out at the Glasgow Science Centre
  • The walled garden at Greenbank House, near Clarkston
    The walled garden at Greenbank House, near Clarkston
  • The Life Court at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
    The Life Court at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
  • People's Palace and Winter Gardens
    People's Palace and Winter Gardens
  • Looking over the gardens towards Pollok House
    Pollok House

There are lots of activities for the whole family to enjoy across Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley, from fascinating museums to beautiful gardens, a science centre and more.

Whether you fancy a few hours with the family exploring a country park or want the excitement of a theme park, you’ll find great things to see and do in the region.

Explore the world of science at the Glasgow Science Centre and discover hundreds of interactive exhibits just waiting to fascinate and amaze you. Spend some time relaxing under the twinkling night sky in the Planetarium before experiencing a film at Scotland's largest IMAX cinema.

Little adventurers can clamber aboard The Tall Ship at Glasgow Harbour and wander its decks while learning about Glasgow’s maritime past and the history of a sailing ship.

Spend the day in Soar at intu Braehead for the ultimate family adventure. Learn how to ski and snowboard on a dedicated lesson slope before taking to the 200m long slope, packed with fresh snow. Thrill-seekers will love this centre for extreme sports and leisure activities that also include rock climbing, laser games and an aerial adventure course. 

Find more family thrills at M&D's Theme Park in Strathclyde Country Park. Take your pick from 40 major rides including five roller-coasters and explore Scotland’s only indoor tropical forest.

Step back in time at Summerlee, the Museum of Scottish Industrial Life in Coatbridge. This 22 acre site gives wonderful overview of Lanarkshire's contribution to the engineering world. To see yet another traditional way of life then head to the historic working farm at the National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride. Here you will uncover the amazing stories of the people, machinery, animals and the land that played an integral role in Scottish country life.

Use the listings to plan fun family days out in Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley.

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  1. Paisley Town Hall





    A magnificent example of Victorian architecture, providing a unique and elegant setting for your wedding, conference or social event.

  2. Glasgow Necropolis


    Historic Sites


    Glasgow City Centre

    The Necropolis is a Victorian garden cemetery full of wonderful architecture, sculpture and fascinating stories.

  3. Gradings

    • 3 Museum
    3 Museum

    Glasgow City Centre

    The Glasgow Police Museum is the museum of Britain’s first police force, from 1800 to 1975.

  4. Glasgow Green


    Parks & Gardens


    Glasgow East End

    Glasgow Green is by far the oldest of the city's parks and is within easy walking distance of the city centre.

  5. Greenbank Garden


    Parks & Gardens


    • 2 Garden
    2 Garden


    Greenbank Garden is a tranquil celebration of the gardener’s art in the grounds of a Grade-A listed Georgian house.

  6. Gradings


    Broadwood, one of NL Leisure’s larger venues, is a hub of sporting activity and has classes, sports and programmes for all the family.

  7. Pollok Country Park


    Parks & Gardens


    Glasgow South Side

    Pollok Country Park - Glasgow’s largest park and the only Country Park within the city - features the impressive Pollok House as well as the renowned Burrell Collection.

  8. Britannia Panopticon Music hall


    Historic Buildings & Homes



    The worlds oldest surviving music hall, Now with the recently restored 1920's stage! Built in 1857, the Britannia Panopticon stands as testament to Glasgow's bawdy, saucy and lewd entertainment history.

  9. Gradings

    Glasgow City Centre

    Visitors are warmly welcomed to discover Mackintosh's story at the GSA, examine the exteriors of this architectural gem and discover GSA's unique collection of original furniture with a student-led guided tour.

  10. The Mackintosh House




    Glasgow West End

    The Mackintosh House features the meticulously reconstructed principal interiors from the Glasgow home of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife Margaret, complete with original furniture.


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