Overview Glasgow

Visiting Glasgow

If you’re looking for a wee bit o’ fun, Glasgow’s the place to find it. Fuel up on Irn-Bru in the largest city in Scotland, then make like a real Glaswegian and shop your way down Argyle Street, catch a film at the world’s tallest cinema (Cineworld on Renfrew Street), and huddle into a pub for a warming pint.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Glasgow. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Glasgow flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo. ... Read More
If you’re looking for a wee bit o’ fun, Glasgow’s the place to find it. Fuel up on Irn-Bru in the largest city in Scotland, then make like a real Glaswegian and shop your way down Argyle Street, catch a film at the world’s tallest cinema (Cineworld on Renfrew Street), and huddle into a pub for a warming pint.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Glasgow. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Glasgow flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Glasgow

Disaster Strikes

Written by TianjinPaul on 17 Jul, 2013

My girlfriend and I had spent the weekend at a friend's wedding. This involved three nights of celebrations and plenty of alcohol. Therefore, as we took the bus to Glasgow airport we were looking forward to slumping into our seats and snoozing our way back…Read More


Sauchiehall Street - The Perfect Area to Stay in Glasgow

Written by TianjinPaul on 16 Jul, 2013

There are certain cities around the world where it just seems impossible to find the things you are looking for. In Lyon for example, everything seemed to be spread out in different corners of the city. Many of the hotels were to the East of…Read More


Friday Night in the Buff

Written by TianjinPaul on 08 Jul, 2013

I am sure that anyone who has ever spent an evening at Buff Club in Glasgow will have either made a joke or thought about making a joke that relates to the name Buff being British slang for native. I can imagine hundreds of Facebook…Read More


Shop until you drop

Written by jipp05 on 30 May, 2012

When in Glasgow I took the chance to do some clothes shopping as I needed some new summer clothes. My friends and I headed to Buchanan Street in the city centre as this is where the majority of shops are located. There really is something…Read More


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Driving in Glasgow

Written by Red Mezz on 01 Nov, 2010

There are many cities in the world where travellers are generally advised how bad the driving is, or more simply that they should just avoid it at all costs. The horrors of driving in LA were sung so often and so loudly that by…Read More


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The Influences of Mackintosh in Glasgow

Written by Red Mezz on 26 Jul, 2010

It's hard to go anywhere in Scotland with out seeing some hint of the influences of the artist and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Even if you didn't realize that it's what you were looking at, chances are you've seen something with a 'Mackintosh' style…Read More


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Glaswegian Spice

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 20 Nov, 2009

The competition for the title of Curry Capital of Britain is sponsored by Kingfisher Indian lager. Each participating city or town nominates four restaurants (this is done by public vote) and then visited – in secret - by a group of judges. Glasgow…Read More


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Hop On/Off Ride in Glasgow and Willow Tea Room

Written by NiceGinna on 04 Apr, 2009

Monday started out a bit iffy but turned into a beautiful day, although still a bit chilly. We headed by bus to Glasgow, about an hour trip. Once there, we walked to the 12th century cathedral dedicated to the town's patron saint, St. Mungo (made…Read More


Glasgow

Written by DES1881 on 14 Apr, 2004

Glasgow is a haven for anyone wanting to let their hair down. It is bursting with a variety of pubs and clubs to suit all tastes. One area that most people head to at night is Sauchiehall Street, where you’ll find most of the major…Read More


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Glasgow’s newest attraction - the Glasgow Science Centre.

Written by Drever on 01 Jan, 2003

Glasgow’s newest attraction is the Glasgow Science Centre. Designed to fire the imagination and get your creative juices flowing, it was just what my wife and I needed after Christmas, and we promptly drove the 35 miles to Glasgow. The New Science Centre is on the…Read More


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