Further afield

Let's explore!

Let's explore!

There's always plenty to do in Glasgow - but it's also a great base for striking out further into beautiful Scotland.

Calderglen Country Park

Calderglen Country Park

Calderglen Country Park is visitor attraction with a children’s zoo, tropical glasshouse, ornamental gardens, nature trails and walks, courtyard cafe, toddlers’ play area, adventure play area and a 18 hole golf course.

City of Perth

City of Perth

The City of Perth is a hub for culture and arts. Nestled on the banks of the River Tay, it boasts a wealth of history, culture and entertainment. Start your visit by popping in to one of the many pavement café’s around St John’s Place.

Crookston Castle

Crookston Castle

Three miles South East from Paisley stands the ancient Castle of Crookston. Crookston Castle was built in the 12th century and was one of the first castles in this area, the huge ditch is all that remains from this early castle.

Culzean Castle

Culzean Castle

With its dramatic clifftop setting, Robert Adam architecture, fascinating history and beautiful surroundings, it’s easy to see why the 18th century Culzean Castle is one of Scotland’s most popular visitor attractions.

Dumbarton Castle

Dumbarton Castle

Dumbarton Castle has the longest recorded history of any stronghold in Scotland. It overlooks the Scottish town of Dumbarton, and sits on a plug of volcanic basalt known as Dumbarton Rock which is 240 feet high.

Falkirk Wheel

Falkirk-Wheel

The Falkirk Wheel is a rotating boat lift in Scotland, connecting the Forth & Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. With boat trips, a cafe, gift shop, children’s activity zone, water play park, it’s a fantastic day out with a difference!

Fife Golf

Fife Golf

Fife, the ancient home of golf, is a must-visit destination for every golfer. The kingdom is home to 50 golf courses representing every aspect of the game from classic links to superb parkland and heathen courses.

Forth & Clyde Canal

Forth & Clyde Canal

The tranquil Forth & Clyde canal passes through Scotland’s industrial heartland and vibrant green corridors. Visitors can hire a boat or canoe to explore and the towpath is great for cycling, running or walking.

Paisley Abbey

Paisley Abbey

Paisley Abbey is a magnificent building that lies at the heart of Paisley town centre. The Abbey has been a place of worship since the 12th century, and continues to welcome worshippers and visitors today.

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum offers a truly unique encounter with Scotland’s favourite son. The museum comprises the famous Burns cottage where the poet was born and houses the collection of his life and works.

Rosslyn Chapel

Rosslyn Chapel

Dating from 1446, Rosslyn Chapel took over 40 years to complete. The beauty of its setting and the mysterious symbolism of its ornate stonework have inspired, intrigued and attracted visitors ever since.

Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle is one of the largest and most important castles in Scotland. Standing high on rocky crags above the town, the castle is a great symbol of Scottish independence and source of national pride.

The Hill House

Hill House

Overlooking the River Clyde, sits what is universally regarded as Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s finest domestic creation. It’s a visually arresting mix of, Art Nouveau, Scottish Baronial and Japonisme architecture and design.

The Kelpies

The Kelpies

The best way to experience The Kelpies is on a tour. You can join a 30-minute walking tour that takes you through the vision of artist Andy Scott and how history and industry impacted on his designing of these breath-taking sculptures.

The Loch Lomond National Park

The Loch Lomond National Park

With a size of 720 square miles, the park covers many contrasting landscapes reaching from lowland to highland. Every year thousands of visitors enjoy its beauty of the lochs, rivers, woodlands, mountains and historical sites.

The Time Capsule

The Time Capsule

The Time Capsule is Scotland’s ice rink and waterpark and it’s no coincidence it’s one of the top visitor attractions in the country with its fantastic ice rink and waterpark with the greatest water slides and rides.

Thomas Coats Observatory

Thomas Coats Observatory

Thomas Coats Observatory is the oldest public observatory in Scotland, it opened in 1883. The observatory has a digital planetarium which allows visitors to enjoy the wonders of the night sky from the comfort of their own chair.

Welcome to Fife

Welcome to Fife

With its rich culture, history and heritage, outdoor activities, leisure pursuits, delicious local food and welcoming accommodation, you’ll want to come back to Fife again and again. Did you know that Fife is the Home of Golf?