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  • Scottish Theatre

    Pavilion Theatre

    The Pavilion Theatre is one of Glasgow’s oldest theatres. Located at the top of Renfield Street in the northern side of the city, the theatre is easily reached by bus or subway. The Pavilion Theatre was opened on 29 February 1904 as a music hall and, at the time, it was considered to be state-of-the-art. The building was designed by Bertie Crewe at the request of Thomas Barrasford and the ...

  • Scottish Theatre

    Kings Theatre

    True to its name, Kings Theatre always was and always has been a theatre fit for Royalty. This stunning building was designed by the legendary theatre architect Frank Matcham, and ever since opening in 1904 it has been host to a number of top performers and performances. Today the Kings Theatre in Glasgow is regarded as being one of Scotland’s oldest and most significant theatres. When you ...

  • Museums

    Scottish Football Museum

    The Scottish Football museum belongs to the Scottish Football Association and is their National museum for football. You can locate the Football museum in Glasgow, Scotland in the Hampden Park National Stadium. The Museum is quite unique, taking you through the ages of Scottish football history as well as giving you future plans for the Football Association. This is not the only focus that ...

  • Museums

    Scotland Street School Museum

    The Scotland Street School Museum is located in Glasgow and can be found on 225 Scotland Street in Kingston. Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed the school that now forms part of the Street School Museum. He built it between 1903 and 1906 incorporating beautiful stonework, striking lead glass towers with Scottish baronial style staircases and a stunning tiled entrance into the school. The ...

  • Museums

    National Museum of Rural Life

    When looking around at the appliances that we simply cannot live without, or standing next to great stretches of agricultural land, it is often wondered how people in previous eras survived without our modern day equipment. How did they manage to cope without electricity and how was the land farmed without the assistance of tractors or a sprinkler system? A wonderful attraction in Scotland ...

  • Museums

    Scottish Agricultural Museum

    The Scottish Agricultural Museum has undergone a series of improvements and is now known as the National Museum of Rural LifeWhen you tour rural Scotland you will find many picturesque farms – many of which date back over hundreds, if not thousands, of years. These farms each have a unique story which makes them extra special to the people who live on them. While you may not be able to ...

  • Museums

    Hunterian Museum

    The Hunterian Museum is widely noted for being Scotland’s oldest public museum. Named for William Hunter, a teacher, anatomist and collector from the 1700s, the museum showcases a variety of interesting aspects of Scottish history as well as art, zoology and anatomy. The Museum’s legacy started in 1783 when William Hunter passed away and bequeathed his rather substantial collection to the ...

  • Castles

    Cadzow

    Cadzow Castle lies in ruins approximately two miles southeast of Hamilton in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. It lies above the gorge of the Avon Water to the west of the hunting lodge in the beautiful grounds of what is now the Chatelherault Country Park. The Park was the pleasure grounds of the Hamilton Palace. The town was known as Cadzow till 1455 when its name was changed to Hamilton in ...

  • Castles

    Bothwell

    The ruins of Bothwell Castle are located about ten miles to the southeast of Glasgow near Uddingston in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. The castle stands on a steep bank above the river Clyde which runs on its north side. The river takes a bend here cutting a fairly deep gorge. The oldest parts of the castle were built in 1242 by Walter of Moray. They are made of the most beautiful deep red ...

  • Festivals

    Glasgow Jazz Festival

    The Glasgow Jazz Festival runs for approximately 9 days during the month of June each year. Originally established in 1987, the festival has continued to garner support, and is now held at various participating venues throughout the city of Glasgow, attracting an increasing number of followers amongst musicians and jazz lovers from all over the world.Each year the event attracts ...