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Situated in Lanarkshire on the west coast of Scotland, Glasgow is a vibrant, fashionable city, with a freshness and style that few other U.K cities can match. Glasgow was also voted "Coolest City in Britain" in a recent nationwide survey. Glasgow is famous for it's art & culture, and was voted European City of Culture in 1990: beating Paris, Athens & Amsterdam.

Glasgow hosted the Festival of Architecture and Design in 1999 and more recently was the European Capital of Sport 2003. Glasgow city is a major Scottish tourist attraction, with over 2 million tourists a year visiting the city to sample the wealth of tourist attractions on offer. Glasgow has internationally recognized art galleries and museums, the best shopping in the UK outside London and the best nightlife Scotland has to offer.

With over 800 bars and pubs to choose from and a massive selection of nightclubs, Friday and Saturday nights see the streets swell with people moving from one entertainment to another. Music fans will love the Glasgow's atmosphere due to the number of festivals and live gigs throughout the city. Festivals include the Celtic Connections in January, Glasgow International Jazz Festival in June/July, West End Festival in August and many more. With a wealth of cultural and entertainment options available, visitors to our fair city will find Glasgow a city to remember.

If you seek great culture, good food, entertainment and plenty of shopping Glasgow is the destination for you. Everything is within easy reach and you're never far from discovering something even more exciting than you have just experienced. A hub of nightlife, Scotland's largest city certainly feels as big as it is. Take in the fascinating history of Glasgow learning about how the city came about, the past and present living area's and much more.

Music lovers cannot only enjoy the great festivals but some of the biggest names in the music industry play out at many of Glasgow's great venues. The city is easily accessible with many train and bus stations dotted around the city centre offering very reliable public transport. Glasgow also has its own underground train station covering main points of the city centre as well as the west end.

You can rest, play, chill out and dance the night away in Glasgow, and let's face it how many cities can boast all of this and more? Glasgow is a gateway to other major cities around Scotland that can be accessed via train, bus and motorway. For more information on neighbouring and further cities please use the links on the left under "Scottish Destinations".


Carlton George Hotel, GlasgowCarlton George Hotel in Glasgow
44 West George Street, G2 1DH West George Street
Situated in the commercial heart of Glasgow, The Carlton George Hotel combines an excellent location with outstanding friendly service, firmly placing this new establishment as one of Glasgow’s premier boutique hotels for the selective corporate or leisure traveller.
Express by Holiday Inn Theatreland - GlasgowExpress by Holiday Inn Theatreland, Glasgow
165 West Nile Street, G1 2RL West Nile Street
Set in Glasgow's vibrant and upmarket theatre district is only a short stroll from the city's multitude of stylish shops, malls and department stores, fine restaurants and theatres, firmly placing this as Glasgow's premium budget hotel for location, comfort and value for money.
Glasgow Marriott HotelGlasgow Marriott Hotel
500 Argyle Street, Anderston, G3 8RR Argyle Street
Conveniently located in Glasgow’s business and financial district, the exclusive four-star Marriott Hotel combines contemporary elegance with state of the art 21st Century facilities, lending to its position as one of the finest city centre hotels in Glasgow.
Jurys Inn GlasgowJurys Inn Glasgow
60-96 Jamaica Street, G1 4QE Jamaica Street
Situated only a two-minute walk from Glasgow Central Station, The Jury's Inn Glasgow provides an excellent base for exploring the city's great shopping and visitor attractions including the Buchanan Galleries and St Enoch Centre, Gallery of Modern Art and other leading places of cultural significance.
Malmaison GlasgowMalmaison Glasgow
278 West George Street, G2 4LL West George Street
Exuding French classical elegance and creative flair, The Malmaison Hotel in Glasgow is housed in a stunning converted Greek Orthodox Church dating from the 19th Century and forms an imposing presence amidst Glasgow’s charming neo-classical Victorian architecture.


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