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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

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

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 22nd December - Sun 22nd February
£5 (£3)

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

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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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 10th January - 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 22nd December - Sat 21st March
Free

The Bridal Market

The Jan 31st 2015 edition of our refreshing alternative to the ‘traditional’ Scottish wedding exhibition. Our new winter edition will take place in the form of an artists showcase in the beautiful interiors of The… (more)

The Briggait
Glasgow
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Sat 31st January
Free

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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Mon 22nd December - Sat 21st March
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 22nd December - Wed 31st December
Free entry (Free entry)

Crabbie's Ashton Lane Hogmanay Street Party

The third largest event of its kind in Scotland, the Ashton Lane Street Party is back- bigger and better than ever! Join us under the twinkling fairy-lit canopy in the heart of the West End for the festivities, … (more)

Ashton Lane (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 31st December
£27.50

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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Dictatorship and Democracy in the Age of Extremes:

Spotlights on the History of Europe in the Twentieth Century. The exhibition "Dictatorship and Democracy in the Age of Extremes: Spotlights on the History of Europe in the Twentieth Century" portrays twentieth century… (more)

Goethe Institut (map)
Glasgow
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Mon 12th January - Fri 27th February
Free Admission

Franco-German Film Series

Jointly programmed by Alliance française and Goethe-Institut Glasgow, these upcoming film screenings explore the borders between reality and fiction. We present modern fairy tales, set within contemporary society, that… (more)

CCA (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 14th January - Wed 4th February
3.60 (2.60)

Gallery of Modern Art

An extraordinary range of post-war art and design exhibits, right at the heart of the city centre.

Gallery of Modern Art (map)
Glasgow
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The Games We Play

The Games We Play is a chance to explore games and play from across different cultures and time periods. From the Papua New Guinea story of Pikinini Wantaim Bubu, which shows how children learn to be adults from their… (more)

Scotland Street School Museum (map)
Glasgow
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Tue 23rd December - Sat 10th January
Free

The Glasgow Girls Wedding Band Showcase

With four fabulous Glasgow Girls Wedding Band Showcases under our belts in 2013 and 2014, at the iconic Lighthouse in Glasgow city centre, we are gearing up for our first Glasgow Girls Wedding Band Showcase of 2015 with… (more)

The Lighthouse (map)
Glasgow
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Thu 5th March
FREE Entry

The Glasgow Girls Wedding Fayre

Our next Glasgow Girls Wedding Fayre takes place on Sunday 25th January 2015, in Pollokshields Burgh Hall, with FREE ENTRY from 12 - 4pm and we would be delighted to see you whether you are a returning or brand, new… (more)

Pollokshields Burgh Hall (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 25th January
FREE Entry

Glasgow Music competitions for Teenagers - TeenStar

Glasgow Music competitions for Teenagers - TeenStar Glasgow music competitions for teenagers: The exciting new singing contest in Glasgow for teenagers and pre-teens is being launched this week with teens all around… (more)

City Halls (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 21st February
£5 Audition Fee

Glasgow On Ice

Scotland’s largest outdoor ice rink is back. The only place you can skate under the stars in Glasgow city centre, plus funfair rides, free activities for children and families and more. www.glasgowloveschristmas.com

George Square (map)
Glasgow
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Mon 22nd December - Wed 31st December
£8-£12 (£6-£9)

Glasgow Police Museum

Newly-refurbished premises of the he Glasgow Police Heritage Society Archives.
The museum tells the tale of Britain's first police force, the City of Glasgow Police, which existed from 1779-1975 before it … (more)

Glasgow Police Museum
Glasgow
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Glasgow Ski & Snowboard Centre

The dry ski slope complex at Bellahouston Park is the home of the Glasgow Ski & Snowboard Centre. The centre offers a variety of services to members and non-members. These include use of the dry slope and tow, ski and… (more)

Glasgow Tower

See the works of this remarkable, turning, wing-shaped tower and travel over 100m to the top. Closed in high winds . call to confirm.

Glasgow Tower (map)
Glasgow
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Glasgow University Zoology Museum

Set up by the founder of the nearby Hunterian Museum, Dr William Hunter, the Zoology Museum reflects the man's wide- ranging interests.
Visitors can explore the animal kingdom from aardvarks to zebra … (more)

Gorbals Library & Real Learning Centre

Opened on the 10 May 2004 as part of the Crown Street Regeneration Project, the Centre has the latest digital technologies that provide state of the art video, sound and graphics, drop in workstations, free… (more)

Hogmanay Ceilidh

End the year with our Hogmanay bash at St. Andrew’s in the Square - a fantastic way to see in the New Year. Featuring the Ardoch Ceilidh Band. Doors open 7pm till 1am. Tickets are priced £37.50 and are only … (more)

St Andrew's in the Square (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 31st December
£37.50

Hogmanayday

Bid farewell to 2014 with a free, day-long celebration of Scottish culture culminating with ceilidh dancing round George Square to some spectacular live Scottish music. Partygoers can also feast on traditional … (more)

George Square (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 31st December
Free

Hunterian Museum

Scotland's oldest public museum dates from 1812, and began as an anatomical museum attached to Glasgow University.
Still part of the University, it now comprises several sections including coins,… (more)

Hunterian Museum (map)
Glasgow
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In Honour's Cause: Glasgow's WWI Memorials

This photographic exhibition features memorials from across Glasgow. They range from simple plaques to grand public monuments and stained glass windows. Most were set up by organizations including military regiments,… (more)

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art (map)
Glasgow
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Tue 23rd December - Tue 7th April
Free

Irn Bru Carnival

Europe’s largest indoor funfair and this year we’re celebrating 94 years of family fun with over 60 rides and attractions, as well as new and exciting additions for thrill seekers, families and more kids rides than… (more)

SECC (map)
Glasgow
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Mon 22nd December - Sun 11th January
£13

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