Glasgow is a unique port city and is the largest city in Scotland -- famed for its architecture, history and culture and visitors to Glasgow can experience world-class museums, art galleries and the city's thriving music scene.
Glasgow is a city that drove Scotland's increasing prosperity in the 18th and 19th centuries due to the city's prime location for trade and transport. Museums such as the Glasgow Cathedral, Kelvingrove art gallery, the People's Palace and the interactive Science Museum on the waterfront are all must-see spots for those who love learning and history.
Eating and shopping are popular activities for visitors and locals here with everything on offer from malls to boutique shops and high-end eateries to local fish and chip specialists. Glasgow is a beautiful city that has dozens of cathedrals, galleries with beautiful high-ceilings and squares that give the city a sense of grandeur and offer visitors a feeling of stepping back in time.
Elegant independent clothing boutiques and jewellery stores line the pedestrian-friendly Buchanan street, while the mega malls and shops on the city's Style Mile create the second-largest shopping precinct in the United Kingdom. International designers, local creatives and big brands are all available in the one-mile square area, where you'll definitely find something for everyone.
The food and drink scene in Glasgow is incredibly varied and vibrant. There is something to suit everyone's tastes here, with everything from cake and coffee to 6-course meals on offer. The city has access to excellent seafood, fresh produce and local meat, meaning chefs can create imaginative and delicious dishes full of flavours and fresh twists. Taste haggis, shortbread and crab as well as international dishes from all over the world.
There are many 5 Star Hotels in Glasgow for visitors looking for comfort, style and the best of the best. The Hotel du Vin offers 35 rooms, each distinctively decorated to the highest standard. There is also a large gym with personal trainers available as well as spa services and in-room personal yoga instructors. For those looking for the space and freedom of a suite or penthouse, Blythswood Square offers large modern rooms, one of which even has its own pool table. You can start planning your trip to Glasgow by looking for and booking the perfect 5 star hotel on our website.