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Glasgow to Balloch cycle

The 20 mile run from Glasgow to Balloch is one of my favourite cycle routes in Scotland. Starting from the SECC, National Cycle Route 7 is almost entirely off road, comprising sections of canal towpath, disused railway (more)

Glasgow , Balloch (Dunbartonshire West)
Cycling, Relaxing, Good exercise, Just for fun, Countryside, Best during the day, Suitable for pre-school kids (0-5), Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Great Glasgow city centre pitstop for kids

Children under 7/8 just love the basement floor of Princes Square on Buchanan Street. It's architectural genius - a nice big open space which is very bright and safe where they can run around and make new pals while (more)

Glasgow
Relaxing, Good for a Rainy Day, Best during the day, Suitable for pre-school kids (0-5), Suitable for primary school kids (6-11)

great place to have fun and get smart at the same time

Glasgow Science Centre is a fun and easy way to get children and adults to learn about lots of things. But if you need a bit of a rest from all of that learning there is a lovely, well-maintained cafe down the stairs. It (more)

Science Mall at Glasgow Science Centre (Glasgow)
Animals, Arts & Crafts, Adventurous, Educational, Food & Drink, Good for a Rainy Day, Suitable for pre-school kids (0-5), Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Have a great day out at Peoples Palace

People's Palace is a great day out for the whole family. Situated in Glasgow, People's Palace makes learning about history fun and very interesting. It has different types of learning uses and most of the information is (more)

People's Palace and Winter Gardens (Glasgow)
Educational, Good for a Rainy Day, Best during the day

Have a high tea

Remember when there used to be old-fashioned tearooms where you got proper high teas? You know the thing - starched linen table cloths, more tea than you could reasonably drink, delicate cakes and pastries piled high (more)

Glasgow
Relaxing, Just for fun, Food & Drink, Best during the day, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

The Hunterian Museum

The Hunterian Museum is a brilliant place for kids, adults, tourists and locals. Set out over two floors and with thousands of jars, bones, skeletons and signs to look at, the Hunterian Museum provides both an (more)

Glasgow
Heritage, Relaxing, Educational, Good for a Rainy Day, Best during the day, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Lazy Lunch at Cafe Zique

I went to a lovely little place in the West End of Glasgow called Cafe Zique. I discovered this when I was out for a walk one day and it caught my eye as it was very tarnished on the outside and very traditional on (more)

Glasgow
Relaxing, Just for fun, Food & Drink, Good for a Rainy Day, Best during the day, Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Light Sabre Battle in Glasgow University Cloisters

The cloisters of the Gilbert Scott Building are a tremendous place for a light sabre fight with my two sons. The setting is superb and has loads of places to leap out from on your unwitting Jedi opponents. I took my two (more)

University of Glasgow (Glasgow)
Adventurous, Relaxing, Good exercise, Just for fun, Best during the day, Suitable for pre-school kids (0-5), Suitable for primary school kids (6-11)

mountain biking in the city !

For beginners or experts there's three different tracks which all give you the mountain bike experience. Ok it's not actually on a mountain so there's not too much in the way of descending (which frankly suits me) but (more)

Pollok Country Park (Glasgow)
Cycling, Strenuous, Good exercise, Just for fun, Best during the day, Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Night out in Boho

Boho is possibly the most glam club in Glasgow. On entering you're surrounded by sparkly walls and movie themed pictures. I've seen many a person try to rub themselves up against the walls to get some glitter on their (more)

Boho (Glasgow)
Food & Drink, Best at night, Not suitable for children

Panto at the Pavilion: Classic Glasgow Family Fun

If you've been to an annual Pavilion Panto ten times before or never had the pleasure, this is one Glasgow Christmas tradition to add to the list of Must Do's for the family! Being a newcomer to the city, my good (more)

Pavilion Theatre (Glasgow)
Arts & Crafts, Just for fun, Good for a Rainy Day, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11)

Pollok Park

The good thing about Pollok Park is that it's got a lot of fun things to do. Like go for a walk round the park and see the sites, or go to the Burrell Collection and seeing all the things from history. I'll start (more)

Pollok Country Park (Glasgow)
Animals, Walking, Cycling, Adventurous, Relaxing, Good exercise, Just for fun, Countryside, Parks & Gardens, Food & Drink, Best during the day, Suitable for pre-school kids (0-5), Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Rock Climbing

Xscape Braehead (Climbzone) houses one of the largest freestanding climbing walls in the UK. With 24 auto belays and climbing routes of all standards it will provide an adventure playground for all ages and thrill (more)

Glasgow
Adventurous, Just for fun, Best during the day, Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Rock the night away at the Cathouse

The Cathouse Rock Club in Glasgow has been going strong now for the past 18 years and shows no sign of slowing down. If you like your music on the heavier side then I'd recommemnd getting yourself down to the Cathouse (more)

Cathouse (Glasgow)
Just for fun, Best at night, Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Rock'n @ xscape

Xscape is a great place to go if you up for a chalange. There is lots of fun activities such as rock climbing, skiing, the sky park and many more adventurous things to do. After all the fun and mayhem you can relax in a (more)

Braehead Arena (Glasgow)
Adventurous, Good exercise, Food & Drink, Good for a Rainy Day, Suitable for pre-school kids (0-5), Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Salsa @ Academia de Salsa

Glasgow's oldest salsa school! Good fun for adults, as takes place in Tiger Tiger bar, but a new custom dance studio openining in Buchannan Street means kids classes can be catered for too. Classes are fun and for all (more)

Glasgow
Good exercise, Best at night, Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Science Centre

Great for all ages. IMAX is fab. My kids loved it. We have visited the centre, three times!!

Science Mall at Glasgow Science Centre (Glasgow)
Arts & Crafts, Adventurous, Good for a Rainy Day, Suitable for pre-school kids (0-5), Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Scottish Rugby

I have been to watch loads of rugby games, be it club or international in Scotland and have always had a great experience. It is much cheaper than going to watch the football. Prices for adult tickets are £15-£20 for (more)

Firhill Arena (Glasgow) , Murrayfield
Relaxing, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Sea Night Club

Sea Night Club is an under 18s club in Glasgow. I went on Halloween and it was amazing, they play good music, they have two floors, downstairs it has a massive dance floor and upstairs they have a bar where you can get (more)

Glasgow , Sea Nightclub and Crystal Lounge (Glasgow)
Just for fun, Best at night, Suitable for teenagers (12+)

See some urban wildlife

If you're looking for somewhere warm and exotic to while away an afternoon, take a look at Glasgow's Queen's Park Glasshouse. OK, so the southside's public glasshouse is a bit of a poor relation to the Winter Gardens (more)

Glasgow , Queen's Park Glasshouse (Glasgow)
Animals, Relaxing, Educational, Parks & Gardens, Good for a Rainy Day, Best during the day

See the Stone of Destiny in a Glasgow pub

The Arlington Bar on Woodlands Road in Glasgow is pretty much your average pub, except for one thing - one of Scotland's most important artefacts is mounted on the wall. The owners believe they have the Stone of (more)

Glasgow , Woodlands (Glasgow)
Heritage, Just for fun, Food & Drink, Not suitable for children

sky walk at Xcape

Sky walk is a sort of adventure course 45 feat above the ground.I would highly recommend it if you are not afraid of heights. There's a little zip wire at the start which takes you over to a blue mat above ground (more)

Glasgow
Adventurous, Strenuous, Just for fun, Food & Drink, Good for a Rainy Day, Best during the day, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Startling starlings

This is best in the autumn and early winter when twilight is in the early evening. Get yourself down to the bridge over the Clyde that links Commerce Street and Oswald Street - I think it's the George V - and watch the (more)

Glasgow
Animals, Relaxing, Just for fun, Best at night

Taste the best burger in town!

If you're a fan of burgers and haven't yet tasted the gourmet burger from Ad Lib then you're in for a treat. Made with Aberdeen Angus beef, you can have your choice of extras from bacon and cheese to beef chilli. No (more)

Ad Lib (Glasgow)
Food & Drink

Transport Museum

One fabulous place is glasgow transport museum. You can see lots of fascinating vehicles (including the queen's train) and can watch movies in the cinema and meet new friends. The best of all, its free!

Glasgow , Museum of Transport (Glasgow)
Driving, Educational, Best during the day, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11)

Up the Whangie

This is a great hillwalk for the non-hillwalker. A 45-minute wander up not particularly steep countryside to a bizarre gash in the Scottish countryside where you can walk for a few hundred metres between towering (more)

Glasgow , Milngavie , Blanefield
Walking, Good exercise, Just for fun, Countryside, Best during the day, Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Visit the Queen's Glasgow

Not the current Queen, obviously. Not even Victoria. Despite the nearby road and hospital bearing her name, unlike most Queen's Parks around the country, Queen's Park in the south side of Glasgow isn't named after the (more)

Glasgow , Glasgow , Battlefield , Langside , Crossmyloof
Heritage, Walking, Good exercise, Educational, Best during the day, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

The Waulk Mill Glen ( The Fairy Glen)

The Waulk Mill Glen is a spectacular place. When I go to the Glen I like to go and walk for a while, and stroll along a different path each time. Each time we go the sun shines through the trees. When we walk though (more)

Waulkmill Glen (Glasgow) , Barrhead
Animals, Walking, Cycling, Good exercise, Suitable for pre-school kids (0-5), Suitable for primary school kids (6-11)

X-scape

X-scape in Glasgow is a big centre with a climbing wall, ski slope, football pitch, an arcade, simulated rollercoasters, harness trampolines and more.

Glasgow
Adventurous, Just for fun, Good for a Rainy Day, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11)

X-SCAPE

I sometimes go to X-Scape in Glasgow snow boarding. It is extremely good fun when you're going down the big slopes. As you walk in the front door there is a huge robotic arm that spins you in all directions and hanging (more)

Glasgow
Adventurous, Strenuous, Good exercise, Just for fun, Good for a Rainy Day, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

What's On Results

29th GLASGOW SCOUT GROUP’S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS FAIR

The 29th Glasgow Scout Group will be holding its annual Christmas Fair on Saturday 29th November 2014 from 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. in the Scout Halls, 147 Mossgiel Road, Newlands. Come along for a cup of morning tea… (more)

29th Glasgow Scout Group Halls (Newlands)
Glasgow
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Sat 29th November
£1 for adults (Children free)

7 Lochs Trail

Discover nature on your doorstep as we walk the green route from Provan Hall to Blairhill. This level 6km walk includes woodland pathways and glades, a canal, burns, lochs and reed beds, and will finish at Drumpellier… (more)

Provan Hall
Glasgow
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Sun 18th January
Free

A Very Merry Barrowlands Christmas

Take part in our all singing and all dancing Christmas. Please check website for more details.glasgowmuseums.com

People's Palace and Winter Gardens (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 13th December - Sun 14th December
Free

Adult Aft: Festive Wreathes

Make your own festive wreath from locally sourced natural materials.

Burrell Collection (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 17th December
Free

Adult Art Afternoons

Come along to GoMA every Sunday and take part in a different art class each week

Gallery of Modern Art (map)
Glasgow
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Mon 24th November - Sun 21st December
Free

Adult Art Afternoons – Decorative Yuletide Symbols

Discover yuletide symbols and their Pagan and Christian meanings. Make your own decorative Yule symbol to take home.

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art (map)
Glasgow
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Thu 18th December
Free

Adult Art Sessions: Alexander Millar

Join artist Alexander Millar as he explores his exhibition The Working Man – Homecoming and shares some techniques in charcoal which you can try in this interactive session.

Scotland Street School Museum (map)
Glasgow
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Thu 11th December
Free

Alasdair Gray: From the Personal to the Universal

Major 'life's work' retrospective in celebration of Alasdair Gray's 80th birthday in December. The exhibition will feature around 100 works, including several loans from private and other collections, and covers Gray's… (more)

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (map)
Glasgow
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Mon 24th November - Sun 22nd February
£5 (£3)

All The Young Nudes

Weekly life drawing classes in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

The Flying Duck (map)
Glasgow
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Tue 25th November
£5

Annual County Snooker Championships

Held at the Q club in Charing Cross Glasgow on Sunday 27th July 2015. Some of the best snooker amateur talent that snooker has to offer congregate at the Q Club this July. Aberdeen league, Edinburgh league, West of… (more)

Q Club (map)
Glasgow
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Mon 27th July
Free

Art On the Exchange

Art on the Exchange is a series of exciting new arts fairs in the heart of Glasgow, brought to you by Art On Scotland. The events showcase the work of a diverse group of artists and performers resident in Scotland. These… (more)

Royal Exchange Square (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 29th November - Sun 21st December
Free (NA)

Ashton Lane

Cobbled street full of pubs and restaurants and a buzzing place to go of a Saturday night, particularly in the summer when outside drinking is possible. Famous venues include the Ubiquitous Chip, Jinty McGinty's… (more)

Ashton Lane (map)
Glasgow
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Beaded Angels

In Southern African townships, beads and wire are used to create tourist souvenirs, including Christmas angels. Make your own angel decoration, inspired by angels from our collections.

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 13th December
Free

The Beatroot & Lace Bazaar - Vintage & Art & Music

The Beatroot & Lace Bazaar - Bi-Monthly at The Art School & The Record Factory, Byres Road. For artists, musicians and Vintage lovers - come to parade the Bazaar!! We are more than a vintage fair – the Bazaar is an… (more)

The Record Factory
Glasgow
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Sat 20th December
Free

The Beatroot & Lace Bazaar - Vintage & Art & Music

The Beatroot & Lace Bazaar - Bi-Monthly at The Art School & The Record Factory, Byres Road. For artists, musicians and Vintage lovers - come to parade the Bazaar!! We are more than a vintage fair – the Bazaar is an… (more)

The Art School
Glasgow
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Sat 13th December
Free

The Beatroot & Lace Bazaar - Vintage Fair

The Beatroot & Lace Bazaar - Vintage Fair with Artisans, Art & Music at The Art School returns for the next instalment. Join us each month for Stalls packed with Vintage delights, handmade goods, art exhibits, Buskers… (more)

Glasgow School of Art Union
Glasgow
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Sat 13th December - Sat 14th March
, Free

Bellini to Boudin

For the first time, the Burrell Collection is devoting its main temporary gallery space to a display of over 40 jewels of the fine art collection, allowing visitors to experience a wide range of periods, styles and… (more)

Burrell Collection (map)
Glasgow
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Mon 24th November - Sat 21st March
Free

Big Big Sing

Big Big Sing

Big Big Sing is back in Glasgow to spread some festive cheer! Take part in an unmissable afternoon of song, singing timeless classics from movies and musicals. Inspirational choir leaders Stephen Deazley and Lucy… (more)

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 7th December
£5 (Free)

Breakfast with Santa at Harvester Glasgow Fort

Harvester at Glasgow Fort is kicking off the Christmas celebrations early in aid of Save the Children. The restaurant is hosting a breakfast with Santa on Sunday 30th November as part of its efforts to raise up to £1000… (more)

Glasgow Fort Shopping Park (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 30th November
£11 adults (£7 children)

Burrell Collection

Millionaire shipowner Sir William Burrell presented his vast collection to the city of Glasgow in 1944, and in 1983 the 8000 items finally found a permanent home in this modern gallery in Pollok Park. Around 3000 items… (more)

Burrell Collection (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 17th December - Sun 21st December
Free

The Cabinet Show : Small Treasures 2014

Based on the custom of wealthy well travelled collectors in the 17th & 18th century who brought home small collectable items of art and displayed their collections in special rooms and cabinets. Small paintings, drawings… (more)

Compass Gallery (map)
Glasgow
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Mon 24th November - Wed 31st December
Free entry (Free entry)

Christmas Fayre at the Bike Station!

Come and Join us for some festive fun at the Glasgow Bike Station on Saturday the 6th of December at 10 am- 6.30 pm for our Christmas Fayre! There will be a range of festive craft workshops, refreshments, Christmas… (more)

The Glasgow Bike Station
Glasgow
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Sat 6th December
Free

Christmas in the City in aid of Kilbryde Hospice and the STV Appeal

Christmas in the City is a lunch event on Friday 5 December, which will raise money for the STV Appeal and the Kilbryde Hospice. The legendary Bay City Rollers are to headline the event, which is being billed as the… (more)

Thistle Hotel
Glasgow
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Fri 5th December
£950 per table

Classic Cinema

Watch Sean Connery and Michael Caine go on a royal adventure, in our 180 seat lecture theatre.

Burrell Collection (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 17th December - Sun 21st December
Free

Crookston Castle

Ruin of an unusual 15th-century castle, consisting of a central tower with four square corner towers, set within 12th-century earthworks. Affords excellent views of south-west Glasgow

Crookston Castle (map)
Glasgow
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Dams to Darnley Country Park

Green space bounded by Barrhead, Parkhouse, Nitshill and Newton Mearns. Contains the Barrhead Dams, Darnley Mill and Waulkmill Glen, working farmland and woodland.

Dams to Darnley Country Park (map)
Glasgow
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Farriery at Pollok Park

Every five weeks the Clydesdale horses at Pollok get new shoes. The Carters will be talking about the care and work of the horses and demonstrating the skills required to prepare the Clydesdales for the show ring, while… (more)

Pollok Country Park (map)
Glasgow
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Tue 9th December
Free

Festive Bake Morning

Come along and enjoy some festive treats at Glasgow Council on Alcohol Festive Bake Morning in partnership with #GivingTuesday. Tuesday 2nd December 10am-1pm. All funds raised will go towards providing counselling,… (more)

Glasgow Council on Alcohol
Glasgow
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Tue 2nd December
Free Entry

The Flying Duck Pub Quiz

Bad jokes and silly puns abound in our fun weekly pub quiz hosted by Quizmaster Gary and Posse.

The Flying Duck (map)
Glasgow
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Mon 24th November
Free

The Flying Duck's Big Vegan Fete

It's big, it's vegan and it's One Year Old! A plethora of local vegan businesses for your eyes and mouths and live music for your ears!

The Flying Duck (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 29th November
Free

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