To the east of George Square is the Merchant City, a fashionable place to eat, drink and play. Further east is the East End, a traditional working-class stronghold, and to the north is the oldest part of Glasgow, around the medieval cathedral. West of George Square is Buchanan Street, Sauchiehall Street and Argyle Street the city's principal shopping thoroughfares. From here the streets rise towards Blythswood Square, a much quieter area of elegant late Georgian buildings turned into offices. Beyond Charing Cross is the city's West End and home of some of the city's best museums.
As you would expect from such a large city as Glasgow, there are many world class Art Galleries and Museums. The two museums of particular note are the Kelvingrove and The Burrell Collection. In addition to the Museums and Art Galleries linked below, Private House Stays has also identified the following for your consideration: Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow Art Gallery, Lillie Art Gallery, Heatherbank Museum of Social Work, Royal Highland Fusilliers Museum, St Mungo Museum of religious life and Springburn Museum
- Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
- Tenement House
- Glasgow School of Art
- The Lighthouse
- Museum of Transport
- Peoples Palace and Winter Gardens
- The Burrell Collection
- Glasgow Science Centre
- Glasgow Print Studio
- The Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery
- The tall ship
- Scotland Street School
- Buchanan galleries
- The Italian centre
- Summerlee Heritage Park
Gardens are defined in city areas to include public parks. In addition to the attractions linked below, Private House Stays recommends the following for your consideration: Provan Hall Gardens, Bellahouston Park and the Winter gardens at the Peoples Palace
Glasgow has many theatres and Venues available as entertainment options. In addition to those linked below Private House stays has identified Palacerigg Country Park as worthy of your consideration.
Other tourist attractions within the greater Glasgow area are linked below. Private House stays has also identified the following for your consideration: Crookston Castle, The George Buchanan Obelisk, Linn Park Nature Trail, Hutchesons Hall and The Bearden Roman Bathhouse.