Top 7 Things To do / Sights To See
Scotland’s biggest city is situated on the River Clyde, filled to the brim with Victorian buildings, cultural attractions, beautiful natural treasures and plenty of whisky. Whether you want to spend your day wandering from shop to shop on Buchanan Street or relaxing in Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens, there is something for everyone in this bustling setting.
For art and history enthusiasts alike, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum provides 22 themed galleries which display 8000 objects! From Salvador Dali to Charles Rennie Mackintosh, this free attraction is a must for all ages due to its wide variety of collections. It has been named one of the most visited museums in the UK, doesn’t that say it all?
Situated in the West End of the city, the Botanic Gardens offer a peaceful spot within an ever-busy city. Their selection of extensive gardens is complimented by their range of glasshouses, indoor herbarium and the Kibble Palace where Disraeli once spoke. A lovely visit on a warm day.
The host venue of Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony, home of Celtic Football Club and one of Europe’s biggest football stadiums, Celtic Park is a heritage-rich visit with plenty to learn about. Guided tours are available from Monday to Friday where you can explore the locker room, trophy room and so much more!
Glasgow’s Hydro arena is the eighth-busiest venue worldwide and is just a stones throw away from Campanile Glasgow’s doors! Hosting artists and acts from all around the world, see what’s on here.
Wanting to shop until you physically drop from exhaustion? Buchanan Street is the place for you. Glasgow’s ‘style mile’ is a shoppers’ paradise, filled with designer and high-street names. The street performances which tend to be ongoing most of the time also contribute to the atmosphere of such a busy spot.
Coined the most beautiful whiskey distillery in Scotland, Glengoyne has been producing Single Malt whiskeys since 1833. Situated below the picturesque Campsie hills, just outside of Glasgow, this unique distillery is open all year for guided distillery tours, whiskey tastings and masterclasses! After all, can you go to Glasgow and not have a whiskey experience?
The iconic City Chambers are architecturally magnificent and tell the story of the Second City of the Empire. The governmental buildings, opened by Queen Victoria in 1888, can be viewed through the free tours that are offered twice a day Monday to Friday. Marble staircases, Spanish mahogany, Venetian glass and gold guided leather walls: the different styles showcase the uniqueness of this building and the history that it encapsulates.
Campanile Hotels are proud to be located in Glasgow.
To get to…
- Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum from Campanile: 8 minutes by car. 16 minutes by public transport. 20 minute walk.
- Botanic Gardens from Campanile: 11 minutes by car. 34 minutes by public transport. 39 minute walk.
- Celtic Park from Campanile: 15 minutes by car. 36 minutes by public transport.
- SSE Hydro from Campanile: 3 minutes by car. 5 minute walk.
- Buchanan Street from Campanile: 15 minutes by car. 14 minutes by public transport. 30 minute walk
- Glengoyne Distillery from Campanile: 35 minutes by car. 1 hour 28 minutes by public transport.
- Glasgow city Chaimbers from campanile: 13 minutes by car. 22 minutes by public transport. 33 minute walk.
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