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  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Paisley

    The town of Paisley is situated in the Scottish lowlands, on the banks of the River Cart, only eight miles away from Glasgow. Paisley is considered the fifth largest town or city in the country.

  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Hamilton

    Hamilton is a Scottish town situated in South Lanarkshire close to the banks of the River Clyde. Over 49 000 people reside here, many of whom work for either the local government or one of the many service industries.

  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Greenock

    Greenock can be found standing proudly on the southern bank of the Clyde River as it becomes the Firth of Clyde. Constituting a section of the Inverclyde Council Area, this burgh is home to over 45,000 people. With a history extending back many years, a number of interesting attractions and a very busy harbor, Greenock is a great place to spend a few days whilst in Scotland.

  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Biggar

    On the Southern Uplands of Scotland you will find the ancient town of Biggar, which is situated in the South Lanarkshire region. Since prehistoric times this market town has continued to be occupied and today it has a small population of about 2,000 people. Interestingly, when you drive on the A702 you will be following the exact route of the ancient Roman road that leads all the way to ...

  • Health Spas

    Reflections Spa At Westerwood

    Located at the stunning Westerwood Hotel in Cumbernauld of Glasgow, is the exceptional new Reflections Spa. If you have the need to recharge and relax in luxury, then Reflections Spa at Westerwood is for you. Simply sit back and allow the professionals to ease away the stresses and strains of everyday living. The peaceful surroundings of Westerwood will contribute to this truly rejuvenating ...

  • Attractions

    Glasgow Science Centre

    Overlooking the Clyde in all its glory stands the magnificent titanium arc of the Glasgow Science Centre. Within this building you will find the Science Mall, a true hub of knowledge. The Science Centre spans over three floors, all crammed with exhibitions waiting to be investigated, live science shows, interactive workshops and labs. One of the most popular features is the Scottish ...

  • Art Galleries

    Kelvingrove Art Gallery

    Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum can be found on 85 acres of picturesque grounds, in the Kelvin Park located in the West End of Glasgow. Among the many collections Kelvingrove holds are the finest and largest hand picked civic collections in Europe and Internationally. Kelvingrove also holds the title of being the museum and gallery most visited in the whole of Scotland and the sixth place ...

  • Golf Courses

    Prestwick

    A golfing vacation to the Ayrshire coast area of Scotland is a very rewarding experience. Not far from Glasgow, hence very easy to reach, there are rich pickings here for golfers in the numerous world class golf courses located in some of the most scenic spots you can imagine. Prestwick Golf Club, just half an hour south west of Glasgow has a common boundary with Royal Troon and five minutes ...

  • Art Galleries

    The Burrell Collection

    The Burrell Collection is one of the largest collections of artwork to ever be amassed by one person. It was bequeathed to the city of Glasgow by the millionaire Sir William Burrell and it features some 8000 items. The collection is so big that only about 3000 of the items in the collection are on display at any one time – a massive amount that will require a lot of time if you are to enjoy ...

  • Scottish Theatre

    Tramway Theatre

    Scotland's City of Glasgow is home to one of the top theatres for performing arts in all of Europe – the Tramway Theatre. Housed in building filled with history, this contemporary theatre hosts a number of outstanding performances throughout the year. So, if you are looking for a night on the town with a cultural spin, head off to the renowned Tramway Theatre.