Best places to visit in Glasgow, Renfrewshire and Ayrshire

From Braehead & Ikea to Charles Rennie Mackintosh 

Glasgow is Scotland's commercial capital and provides some of the best shopping in the UK outside of London. The cultural and entertainment scenes are buzzing, whether your tastes run to fine arts or clubbing. All municipal museums and galleries are free. See:http://www.glasgowmuseums.com
 

Among the attractions:

The Burrell Collection 
Situated in Pollok Country Park, houses Sir William Burrell's collection gifted to Glasgow in 1944. Exhibits include antiques, paintings, sculptures, ceramics, carpets, tapestries and stained glass.

The People’s Palace
Displays the story of Glasgow and its people from 1750 to the present, covering all aspects of the City's past from housing and home life, work politics to leisure and popular entertainment

The House for an Art Lover
Designed in 1901 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for a competition set by a German design magazine, and opened to the public in 1996, the House is a truly unique venue.

Braehead Retail Park
..& Ikea Glasgow’s newest shopping destination, near to Glasgow Airport, Free Parking!

Silverburn Shopping Centre & Cinema Complex

Princes’ Square Shopping Centre
Home to Glasgow’s Designer Shops located in the City Centre

SECC
Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre is a popular venue for various concerts & exhibitions

Hampden Park --Scotlands National Stadium, great venue for Football and BIG concerts

 

WHITELEES Windfarm--- the biggest in Scotland


For more information: Association of Scottish Visitor attractions See:http://www.asva.co.uk