One of Scotland’s most famous, historic and vibrant cities, Glasgow, is located in the county of Lanarkshire and is home to more than 600,000 people as the country’s largest city.
Its rich trade history has made Glasgow an eclectic hub of culture today famous for its art nouveau and Victorian architecture and multiple renowned institutions covering a range of dramatic, musical and visual arts. If you're looking for things to do in Glasgow, head to an acclaimed performance by the Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet or catch a live performance at the Kings Theatre Glasgow, the National Theatre of Scotland or the Theatre Royal Glasgow whilst they’re in town.
For the best shopping in the city, explore the family-favourite Glasgow Fort centre which features more than 100 branded and high street shops. The city is also home to fantastic family eateries, from fine dining establishments such as Dakota Bar & Grill to local delicacies like The Fish People Café.
Getting around the city during your visit couldn’t be easier with the Glasgow Underground system and bustling Glasgow Central Station, which services mainline routes between Scotland and England.
If you’re staying in the Scottish capital, trains from Glasgow to Edinburgh take just 45 minutes, so there’s no excuse not to hop along to this cultural inland city.