Places We Love

If you’re short on time or just want to visit the best of the best, here’s a roundup of the places we would recommend to anyone visiting Glasgow.


The Stand Comedy Club
333 Woodlands Road
G3 6NG
0141 212 3389

Subway: Kelvinbridge

A great place for laughs. The club has featured some of Scotland’s best comedians and surprise visits from some of comedy’s hottest stars.

Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT)
12 Rose Street
G3 6RB
0141 332 6535

Subway: Cowcaddens

Glasgow loves the cinema. This 1939 beauty was the first purpose-built art house cinema outside of London. It’s a great to place escape on a dark and rainy day.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall
113-117 Trongate
G1 5HD
0141 553 0840

Subway: St. Enoch

The world’s oldest surviving music hall was founded in 1857. Stan Laurel of the classic duo Laurel & Hardy made his debut here in 1906.

Museums and Galleries

The Riverside Museum
100 Pointhouse Place
G3 8RS
0141 287 2720

Subway: Partick

A comprehensive exploration of Scotland’s contribution to transportation, all under one roof.

The Govan Stones
Old Govan Parish Church
866 Govan Road
G51 3UU
0141 440 2466

Subway: Govan

One of the best-kept secrets in Glasgow. These incredible Viking stones from the medieval era show the importance of the City of Glasgow in Scottish history.

The Burrell Collection
Pollock Country Park
2060 Pollockshaws Road
G43 1AT
0141 287 2550

Train: Pollockshaws West

How the well-to-do become truly wealthy: donating beautiful treasures for all the people of Glasgow to enjoy.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum
1371- 1391 Argyle Street
G3 8AG
0141 353 9500

Subway: Kelvin Hall

A little bit of everything for everyone. The free admission and great location make this a terrific place to spend a lot of time exploring.

Glasgow Cathedral
2 Castle Street
G4 0QZ
0141 552 8198

Subway: Buchanan Street

Small in size, but go explore downstairs to find the Holy Well and hear about the important role that the cathedral played in the formation of the University of Glasgow in 1451.

City Chambers
80 George Square
G2 1DU
0141 287 2000

Subway: Buchanan Street

More marble than you can shake a stick at. Brilliant free walking tours are offered daily at 10:30am and 2:30pm.


Botanic Gardens
730 Great Western Road
G12 0UE
0141 276 1614

Subway: Hillhead

A stroll through the Botanics and a walk through the glasshouses is a great way to warm your bones on a cold day. In warm weather, it’s a lovely place to spread out on the grass and enjoy an ice cream cone.

People’s Palace
1 Glasgow Green
G40 1AT
0141 276 0788

A perfect time machine showing life in Glasgow over the decades. Enjoy an inviting and heartwarming glimpse of the past at this “Dear Green Place”.


Scottish Design Exchange
Buchanan Galleries
G1 2FF
0141 353 7457

Subway: Buchanan Street

A great spot to grab unique Scottish gifts from independent artists. These are the gifts your friends and family will be delighted to receive and you will not find these items at the airport.

Kilts and Unique Men’s Clothing
Slanj Kilts
49 Bath Street
G2 2 DL

03333 20 1977

Subway: Buchanan Street

Slanj Originals T-shirts are modern and humourous gifts for the men in your life.

Timorous Beasties
384 Great Western Road
G4 9HT
0141 337 2622

Subway: Kelvinbridge

Our favourite cushions in the world, hands down.


Glasgow Airport
Caledonian Way
0844 481 5555

Buchanan Bus Station
Killermont Street
G2 3NP
0141 333 3708

Subway: Buchanan Street

Buses to other parts of Scotland, the UK and beyond.

First Bus Greater Glasgow
0141 420 7600

Local bus service around greater Glasgow.


0845 755 0033
0330 303 0111

Glasgow Taxis

0141 429 7070