Located in the west of Scotland, on the River Clyde, Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city, and is the cultural, retail, and entertainment hub of Scotland. The city enjoys a large arts scene, being home to the Scottish Opera, Scottish Ballet, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Youth Theatre to name but a few.
There is also a range of interesting and some unusual galleries and museums to explore. Glasgow itself is home to a range of architectural masterpieces, with the city centre rich in elegant Victorian structures, and Scotland’s own Charles Rennie Mackintosh unique style can be found throughout the city. The city also enjoys a diverse music scene, hosting a variety of high profile acts and bands from across the world, as well as local talent, in a diversity of concert venues.
Glasgow’s retail sector has been called the second greatest after London, and so the shopping in the city is among the very best in Britain! For those visiting the city during fair weather, there are many beautiful parks to enjoy, boasting a range of garden designs including the traditional Glasgow Green with a range of architectural monuments, and the spectacular Botanic Gardens.