It's a popular destination for tourists. Don't miss a visit of the School of Art for the Charles Rennie Mackintosh architecture, and the Kelvin Grove Art Gallery. The futuristic titanium curves of the Glasgow Science Museum are not to be missed. The national football stadium Hampden Park is based in the city, as well as The Hamilton Park Racecourse, known for its great horse racing combined with glamour and entertainment.
Staying in central Glasgow will give you a good choice of popular places to visit such as the Museum of Modern Art, Buchanan Street and Merchant City shopping, and the S.E.C.C. music and conference centre. Apartments offer space and privacy, with all the freedom, independence and convenience of your own home in Glasgow city centre. Many of these apt's are close to public transport and shopping centres such as Buchanan Galleries and the St Enoch Centre. The city's focul point is George Square, which is lined with beautiful Georgian buildings.
Main railway station ?
The two main train stations of the city are Central Station, and Queen Street Station.
Long distance trains depart from Glasgow to destinations all over Scotland and England. Frequently served is Central London (King's Cross), Birmingham (New Street Station), Edinburgh (Waverley Station), Port of Stranraer, Stirling, Central Manchester (Piccadilly and Airport terminal), Preston, Crewe, Central Bristol, and Plymouth.
The primary bus and coach station of the city is Buchanan.
Where is Glasgow ?
This large city in Scotland, also known as the Merchant City, is located in the Scottish West Central Lowlands region. It lies on the banks of the River Clyde.
- Edinburgh -- 41 miles
- Perth -- 48 miles
- Dundee -- 64 miles
- Carlisle -- 85 miles
- Inverness -- 111 miles
- Aberdeen -- 121 miles
The biggest city of Scotland is served by Glasgow International Airport (GLA), located west of it's centre. Preswick Airport is a bit further away, approximately 30 miles to the south-west. From both airports you can fly domestic or to international destinations.
5 Must See Attractions and Sights
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
(Argyle St, G3 8AG United Kingdom)
It has one of Europe's great civic art collections. The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum showcases several thousands of objects in 22 different galleries. One of the most famous paintings displayed here is Salvador Dali's "Christ of St John of the Cross".
(50 Cathedral Square, Glasgow G4 0UZ, Scotland)
The Necropolis is located adjacent to Glasgow Cathedral. It's a Victorian garden cemetery full of interesting sculptures, old graves and tombs.
The School of Art
(11 Dalhousie Street, G3 6RQ Scotland)
Take a very informative and interesting tour and discover the architectural heritage of the Art School. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
(Castle Street, G4 0RH Scotland)
Historic Cathedral built in 1197. The Cathedral has beautiful architecture and an impressive collection of stained glass windows.
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel
(100 Pointhouse Place, G3 8RS, Scotland /West End area)
Cheap Deals for Fully Furnished - Self Catering Accommodation
Apartments are the alternative family accommodation for hotels. Nice, fully equipped rentals for visitors to Glasgow from budget to luxury 5 star properties.
Apartments ideal for some of the best shopping in the UK, including Buchanan Street, Argyle Street and Sauchiehall Street. Glasgow's main hospitals are within easy reach such as the Southern General Hospital and Royal Infirmary Hospital.
Cheapest vacation flats and studios for both holiday and business are located in the city's most popular districts such as Central and West Glasgow. You can stay for one night, for a weekend away, for a week, month. These studios and lofts come with 1 bedroom, 2 bedrooms, or even 3 bedrooms for larges families and groups. Some of them offer on-site car parking. Don't forget to check our special last minute deals !
One of the cheapest accommodations is City Apartments Scotland. These cheap self catering is situated near the city centre.
Other cheap serviced accommodations in central Glasgow are Glasgow Centrale. These modern properties are set within the financial district. Thery are perfect for both business and leisure guests.
The best, elegant, stylish and most luxurious apartments for rent in and around Glasgow Scotland.
One of the best short or long term accommodations to rent is 5 star Upstreet City West. These 5 star self catering apts are located on Cranston Street, which runs parallel to Argyle Street, in the West End are. The city centre and the SECC (Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre) is not far away. Stay in spacious and bright 2 bedroom apartments, which offer a great-value alternative to a traditional hotel.
Another recommended accommodation for rent is 4 star luxury Hot-el Central. These luxury four star bedrooms with kitchen are situated near by the Central train station.