Scotland’s largest city is not just an epitome of rich history and vibrant culture. Glasgow is best known for its scenic parks like the Kelvingrove Park and the Pollok Country Park, as well as its picturesque gardens like the Botanic Garden and the Pollok House Garden. It’s also best known for its nature tours, where you get to see for yourself some of the world’s best places to go; its distillery tours, where you get to taste for yourself some of the world’s best drinks; and its adventure tours, where you get to experience for yourself some of the world’s best things to do.
But you know what? There’s more to Glasgow than it seems, especially during winter.
That being said, here are the things you’ll surprisingly love during winter in Glasgow:
Glasgow’s Irn-Bru Carnival
Considered to be Europe’s biggest indoor festivals, the Irn-Bru Carnival is held in Glasgow every late December and early January of the year – lasting for three weeks, including Christmas and New Year. A great way to spend more time with your loved ones, visiting this event will not just make you realize the true spirit of the Yuletide Season, but also make you realize the more important things in life such as seeing as much as you can on what the world can offer to you and experiencing as much as you can on what the world has in store for you.
Glasgow’s Film Festival
Aside from a yearly indoor festival, Glasgow also has an annual film festival – held every late February and early March of the year, which lasts for four days. An epitome of historical importance and cultural significance, visiting this event will not just make you realize the true spirit of the Yuletide Season, but also make you realize how truly important culture is for a wonderful European country like Scotland. Get to witness some of the world’s best film masterpieces here, be it told in a classic way or in a modern way.
BONUS: Staying at home.
Let’s face it.
Nothing beats spending time with your loved ones at – you guessed it, the comforts of your own home. Even if you’re just spending time in the kitchen with your loved ones, while baking your own dough recipe to pair with a nice cup of tea via a bread machine like those seen in these reviews of breadmachines, there’s literally no place like home.