Glasgow Clyde arc illuminated


Voted one of the friendliest cities in the world, Scotland’s biggest city is a stylish mix of arts, culture and unique Celtic charm.  
Floating Heads Installation by Sophie Cave at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, Scotland.
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Vibrant, edgy and brimming with personality, Scotland’s largest city is a must-see spot for nightlife, culture and cuisine, while its proximity to Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park make it perfect for nature lovers too. Arts enthusiast? Head to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and the Gallery of Modern Art. Music lover? Britain’s first UNESCO City of Music doesn’t disappoint, with venues catering for every kind of genre and taste, whether you’re checking out music legends at Glasgow Concert Halls or discovering local talent at the legendary King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. History buff? Step back in time at the University of Glasgow Cloisters or explore the spooky side of the city’s history at Glasgow Necropolis. With unbeatable shopping venues including the Buchanon Galleries and a world-class street art scene, whether you want to tantalise your tastebuds on Glaswegian gastronomy in Finnieston or come face-to-face with Highland hairy coos at Pollock Country Park, Glasgow’s got it going on.

Where is Glasgow?

Located in west-central Scotland, Glasgow’s around a five-and-a-half-hour journey by train from London, or fifty minutes from Edinburgh. The city is also served by Glasgow Airport, which operates flights to and from destinations worldwide.

Getting around Glasgow

  • Travelling between the centre of the city and the West End? Jump on the subway (underground), one of the quickest and easiest ways to travel
  • With over 100 routes across the city, many of which stop at major landmarks, First Bus is one of the best ways to explore
  • Despite being Scotland’s biggest city, Glasgow is easy to explore by bike and on foot


First Bus offer a wide range of tickets, including one day and multi-journey tickets, helping you make the most of your time and money.