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 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.
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 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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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
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.