Visiting Glasgow can be truly exciting.
It’s not just an epitome of rich history and vibrant culture with its historical buildings and cultural structures such as the Provand’s Lordship and St. Andrew’s in the Square. There’s also no shortage of places to go such as the Riverside Museum and Glasgow Science Centre, as well as things to do such as strolling with your loved one at Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens and roaming by yourself at The Necropolis, in Scotland’s largest city.
That being said, here are more reasons why you should visit Glasgow:
Glasgow is home to some of the world’s best whisky distilleries.
Scotland is not just best known for its unrivaled whiskies. It’s also best known for being the United Kingdom’s leading whisky distributor – with over 20 whisky distilleries spread all over the country. Glasgow itself has four notable whisky distilleries: Beam Suntory, which is known for its bourbon whisky; Glengoyne Distillery, which is known for its single-malt whisky; Bruichladdich Distillery, which is known for its unpeated whisky; and The Clydeside Distillery, which is also known for its single-malt whisky.
Glasgow is home to some of the world’s best natural locations.
Glasgow is not just home to some of the world’s best whisky distilleries. It’s also home to some of the world’s best natural locations. Even if you’re just watching birds fly high over the horizon using spotting scopes, along with Tripods for spotting scopes, count on Glasgow to let you do this activity in the best way possible at natural locations such as The Queen’s Park and The Hidden Gardens. There’s also Fossil Grove to explore with your loved one and The Lighthouse to explore by yourself.
Glasgow is home to some of the world’s best gourmet dishes.
Visiting Glasgow is never complete without you tasting some of the world’s best gourmet dishes. This includes dishes from Brian Maule, which is known for its French food; Cail Bruich, which is also known for its French food; Gamba, which is known for its seafood dishes; Ox and Finch, which is known for its tapas dishes; The Gannet Glasgow, which is known for its compact European menu; and Stravaigin, which is known for its wild gourmet concoctions.
BONUS: Glasgow is also home to some of the world’s finest shopping boutiques.
All you need to do is go at the Princes Square Shopping Centre or St. Enoch Shopping Centre in central Glasgow, as well as the Buchanan Galleries a few steps away and Glasgow Fort a few miles away.
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.
As you can clearly see, Glasgow on Ice is an interesting event where wintersports are fully available in Glasgow. One year we had someone propose at the Glasgow on Ice Event, and it was such a joy to see!