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Glasgow city guide

Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city and is overflowing with style and culture. This cosmopolitan city boasts a vibrant night life, world famous architecture, fantastic shopping and internationally acclaimed museums and galleries, amongst other things.

Glasgow is a great place for a weekend break or short break. There is so much to see and do… the City of Culture (1990), City of Architecture (1999) and European Capital of Sport (2003). Glasgow also looks forward to welcoming the Commonwealth Games in 2014.

Some of the attractions the city has to offer include; The recently reopened Kelvingrove Art Gallery, The Burrell Collection, Glasgow Science Centre, The IMAX cinema, The People’s Palace & Winter Gardens, Glasgow Cathedral and The Gallery of Modern Art.

The city has reinvented itself since the 1980s by rebuilding both its image and its architecture. Redevelopment of the city’s business district has attracted financial firms from across the world. Its once prosperous ship building industrial areas have now been developed into entertainment complexes, luxury residential areas and office blocks.

Glasgow also boasts the largest contemporary arts scene in the UK outside of London, as well as the best shopping in Scotland. The City has many music and entertainment venues including the World Famous King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, The Carling Academy, The Glasgow Royal Concert, The SECC and The Barrowlands.

Strathclyde’s rural pursuits are every bit as magical as everything the city of Glasgow has to offer. From the spectacular coastal hills around Inverclyde and the country parks, historic towns and heritage sites of Renfrewshire and Lanarkshire, to the sheltered woodlands of the Clyde Valley and Greater Glasgow.

Please select one of our luxury apartments in Glasgow to book your weekend break.

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