48 hours

If you're only in Glasgow for 48 hours...

If you're only in Glasgow for 48 hours...

You can pack a lot into a couple of days – try this itinerary to make the most of it.

Arran Aromatics

Arran Aromatics

Arran Aromatics create luxury bath, body and home fragrance products that are all designed, formulated and produced on the Isle of Arran. Wrap yourself in the luxurious scents of the carefully prepared products.

Arta

Arta

The Hacienda style bar at Arta specialises in the best cocktails, served perfectly with a touch of finesse from mixologists. Enjoy one of Arta’s delightful cava cocktails in the opulent relaxing, and truly beautiful Mediterranean hide-away.

Buchanan Galleries

Buchanan Galleries

Buchanan Galleries is Glasgow’s top shopping destination for fashion, beauty, gifts, toys and homeware. Situated at the top of Buchanan Street and home to over 90 stores, including John Lewis, Mango, River Island and LEGO.

Bunker

Bunker

Bunker is a quality bar and restaurant for eating, drinking, relaxing and partying. The resident DJs play a delectable mix of indie, rock and crossover until 3am at the weekends making it the perfect place for a night out with friends.

City Chambers

City Chambers

City Chambers is an impressive symbol of Glasgow’s political strength and historical wealth, it has been the headquarters of councils for over a hundred years. Guided tours are available on weekdays at 10.30 and 14.30.

De Courcy’s Arcade

De Courcy’s Arcade

De Courcy’s Arcade is a longstanding independent shopping institution in the heart of Glasgow’s West End is currently home to a cluster of quirky and curious boutiques, galleries, gift shops, cafes and specialist services.

Fratelli Sarti Bath Street

Fratelli Sarti

At Fratelli Sarti you will be guaranteed authentic Tuscan and Ligurian specialities cooked for you by enthusiastic young chefs. With its open kitchen the restaurant fills with wonderful aromas from the flaming pans.

Gallery of Modern Art

GoMA

The Gallery of Modern Art is housed in an iconic building in the heart of Glasgow. The gallery collects and borrows work that highlights the interests, influences and working methods artists from around the world.

Glasgow Cathedral

Glasgow Cathedral

Worship of God has been carried out within the walls of Glasgow Cathedral for more than 800 years, admire the historical architecture and one of the finest post-war collections of stained glass windows to be found in Britain.

Glasgow City Sightseeing

Glasgow City Sightseeing

City Sightseeing bus tours are the perfect way to see Glasgow. The double deck open top buses operate regularly and the complete tour lasts one hour and 50 minutes, taking in the best that Glasgow has to offer.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum is one of Scotland’s most popular free attractions. The museum has 22 themed galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects, brought together from across Glasgows’ rich and varied collection.

Merchant Square

Merchant Square

Merchant Square is a stylish hub of independent bars and restaurants all under one roof, there is also a spacious indoor courtyard where there is always something on from live sports on the big screen to fashion shows.

Princes Square

Princes Square

Situated in the centre of Buchanan Street, Princes Square is set a beautifully restored listed building dating from 1841. The building is now home to Scotland’s leading fashion, shopping and dining destination.

SPT Subway

SPT Subway

The SPT Subway is the easiest way to get around the city centre and West End of Glasgow. Running every four minutes at peak times, it takes just 24 minutes to complete a circuit of the fifteen stations.

The Butterfly and the Pig

The Butterfly and the Pig

The Butterfly and the Pig is shabby chic bar that is a relaxed, welcoming place to catch up with friends for a drink or bite to eat. To keep you entertained, it hosts live music every day of the week and the odd quiz night.

The Hunterian

The Hunterian

The Hunterian is one of the leading university museums in the world and its collections have been recognised as a Collection of National Significance. It is one of Scotland’s most important cultural assets.

The Wee Curry Shop

The Wee Curry Shop

The Wee Curry Shop offers a unique range of Indian cuisine only available from their individual menu. From the very freshly prepared starters to the house speciality main courses, there is a dish to satisfy every palate.

Ubiquitous Chip

Ubiquitous Chip

With a broad range of culinary styles and influences ‘The Chip’ mirrors both Glasgow’s history and its exciting contemporary culture and over the years has become renown as a local icon in the West End of the city.

Vodka Wodka

Vodka Wodka

Vodka Wodka is a cocktail lovers paradise, pop in to work your way through the extensive range of vodkas and cocktails. Come rain or shine Vodka Wodka have got the best spot in the lane with the completely covered beer garden.

Willow Tea Rooms

Willow Tea Rooms

Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1903, the Willow Tea Rooms is still being used for its original purpose. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, morning coffee or afternoon tea at one of Glasgow’s major visitor attractions.