Local Places of Interest

Read below to get a taste of what is on offer – for more ideas please visit reception where one of our staff will be delighted to make suggestions.

Pollock Country Park

The Park is situated near to the Guest House and is Glasgow’s largest park and only Country Park within Glasgow. Its extensive woodlands and gardens provide a quiet sanctuary for both visitors and wildlife.

Bellahouston Park

Home of the “House For The Art Lover”. This extensive Park has many features and facilities to tempt visitors and local residents to its grounds. It boasts formal gardens and open parkland in which to relax and take in views across the city, also situated in the park are a number of sports facilities.

Ibrox Stadium Glasgow

The home of Glasgow Rangers Football Club. Situated in the Ibrox area of Glasgow just ten minutes walk from the Guest House. Ibrox Stadium offers tours on a daily basis of the Stadium and its grounds.

Shopping
Glasgow is known worldwide for its vast array of shopping facilities. Two large shopping centres are situated nearby.

Braehead is accessible by bus and has many high street names, from Marks and Spencers to Primark, Next, Gap and Sainsburys. The centres is open until 21.00 Monday to Thursday and 19.00 at weekends.

Silverburn Shopping Centres is accessible by the M77 motorway and is the next junction to the Guest House. This new complex opened in 2009 and hosts shops from GStar, River Island, Debenhams and Tesco.

There are so many wonderful restaurants with a variety of choices. Please feel free to ask and we will gladly recommend something for you.

Glasgow
A wealth of culture, some of the finest art and architecture in Europe, a shopping mecca, vibrant nightlife, beautiful parks, passionate sport: take your pick because, whatever your interest, you’re sure to find it here in Glasgow.

Once the centre of the Atlantic tobacco trade, then the Second City of the Empire, the world’s foremost shipbuilder and Europe’s City of Culture, now Scotland’s capital of style, with shopping, nightlife and music to rival London, Glasgow has it all! Make sure you make the most of the city during your stay.

Merchant City
The birthplace of the city’s prosperity whose magnificent merchant’s houses have now been stunningly renovated into smart shops, cafes,, bars and hotels.

Elsewhere, gaze at the beauty of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s art nouveau designs throughout his native city, wonder at the range of exhibits in the fabulous Kelvingrove Museum, relax in one of the city’s many cafes and bars, or shop till you drop. You’ll find it all here in Glasgow. Enjoy!

Around Glasgow
All this (and more) on your doorstep

Shimmering lochs, stunning Munros, spectacular waterfalls;

All within an hour’s journey of the city all accessible by public transport. Make the most of Glasgow’s unique location and enjoy some of Scotland inimitable scenery, distinctive culture and significant history all within easy reach of its largest city.

The Arochar Alps
Scotland’s most southerly Munro, Ben Lomond, and the mesmerising lochs Lomond and Katrine, are only an hour out of Glasgow.

So is some of Britain’s most dramatic coastline and , if you fancy a trip “doonthewatter” you’ll be spoilt for choice, with Rothesay, Arran, Millport and Ayrshire’s finest sandy beaches all nearby.