253. Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom

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Why

Glasgow is Scotland’s other city, yes, the one you rarely hear about, but is worth exploring. It’s the working class city.

Glasgow, Scotland - St. George's-Tron Parish Church

Glasgow, Scotland – St. George’s-Tron Parish Church

Where

Glasgow is Scotland’s second city which sits west of Edinburgh in The United Kingdom.

How To Get Here

By Train

The service is provided by ScotRail you can book also your ticket there. There is also service by Virgin Trains from other parts of the United Kingdom. Use The Trainline.com for bookings.

Glasgow, Scotland - Central Train Station

Glasgow, Scotland – Central Train Station

By Plane

The nearest airport is Glasgow International Airport (GLA)

The following airlines serve the Glasgow International Airport (GLA):

Aer Lingus (EI), Air France (AF), American Airlines (AA), Air Canada (AC), Air Transat (TS), BH Air (8H), British Airways (BA), BH Air (8H), Blue Air (0B), Condor (DE), Delta Air Lines (DL), Emirates (EK), Eurowings (EW), EasyJet Airlines (U2), flybe. (BE), Germanwings (4U), Icelandair (FI), Jet2.com (LS), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Ryanair (FR), Virgin Atlantic Airways (VS), Wizz Air (W6) and WestJet (WS).

By Bus

The area is served by Citylink and National Express.

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

Where To Stay

As Glasgow is a large city, you can find almost all the major brands represented. So you won’t have any issues finding a place. Just choose the area of town you want et voila.

Glasgow, Scotland - Jurys Inn Hotel

Glasgow, Scotland – Jurys Inn Hotel

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

Where To Eat

Glasgow actually has a lot of places to eat. Most recently a Tim Horton’s has appeared, but of course you can find all the normal British and Scottish food there.

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

What To Do

SO what does one do in Glasgow other than walk around the city checking out its architecture? The Glasgow Cathedral and the museums are places to start.

Glasgow, Scotland - Glasgow

Glasgow, Scotland – Glasgow

 

Glasgow, Scotland - St. George's-Tron Parish Church

Glasgow, Scotland – St. George’s-Tron Parish Church

 

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Check out some tours from Viator.

==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.

Additional Information

Language: Scottish English

Currency: GBP Pound (£)

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Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow, Scotland

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