Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Short Breaks in Glasgow

By Craig Walker

Glasgow is a great short break destination and is still one of the gems the city break tables of top destinations in Europe. It probably does not spring to mind as some people's first choice to visit but it should.

Glasgow is Scotland's largest city and has a history stretching back to the earliest times of the stone age. Celtic druids, Romans and eventually in around 540 AD a missionary founded the first Christian church in the area. In 1175 Glasgow became a burgh of barony and in 1238 work began on the Cathedral. In the 16th and 17th centuries Glasgow became an important trading centre and there were a lot of very rich traders living in Glasgow during this time.

Glasgow is widely known today as a major shopping location with numerous shops and markets to suit those of all tastes, there is only one city in the UK with better shops and that is London. There is a great selection of restaurants, clubs, casinos, pubs and music venues throughout the city.

Another great reason to visit Glasgow is to experience on of the many festivals staged in the city throughout the year. From the International Comedy Festival to the River Festival, Glasgay, Merchant City Festival, Celtic Connections and the many others. There is always an extra reason to be in Glasgow and great entertainment is only another.

Glasgow is easy to get to and has a very busy airport with arrivals from numerous towns and cities around the UK, Europe and beyond. There are flights available with the low cost airlines offering amazingly cheap flights to and from Glasgow. Travelling by rail takes you into the centre of the city to either of the stations. The coach station is also in the city centre and like the train has regular arrivals from England and the north of Scotland. There are flights daily from all four of the airports in London and most other UK towns and cities as well.

There are lots of accommodation options in Glasgow from hostels, bed and breakfast accommodation to four and five star Glasgow hotels in the city centre. There are new hotels opening all the time as Glasgow prepares for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

The weather in Glasgow can be very changeable however the people of Glasgow are used to this and shopping and entertainment can be enjoyed regardless of the weather conditions.

Glasgow has a wealth of good quality attractions to visit whilst you are here including the fantastic Kelvingrove Art Gallery, which has free entry. There is also the Science Mall, which includes the Science Centre the Glasgow Tower and the Glasgow Imax.

Less than a one hours drive away is Loch Lomond and further north is the beautiful Highlands of Scotland. You are also within an easy drive away from Stirling and Edinburgh

So what ever you are looking for Glasgow has it all from shopping, amazing nightlife, restaurants, pubs, attractions and much more. Visit Glasgow before it is no longer a discovery.

About the Author:

23 comments:

  1. Great blog! Is your theme custom made or did you
    download it from somewhere? A design like yours with a few simple tweeks would really make my blog stand out.
    Please let me know where you got your design. Cheers
    Feel free to visit my web page : wohnung trotz schufa

    ReplyDelete
  2. These are actually wonderful ideas in concerning blogging.
    You have touched some fastidious factors here.
    Any way keep up wrinting.

    Review my web site :: private krankenversicherungen vergleich
    Feel free to surf my web-site

    ReplyDelete
  3. Outstanding post however , I was wanting to know if you could
    write a litte more on this subject? I'd be very grateful if you could elaborate a little bit further. Appreciate it!

    Also visit my web site ... affiliate marketer
    Review my blog post ...

    ReplyDelete
  4. Excellent post. I was checking continuously this blog and I'm impressed! Extremely useful information particularly the last part :) I care for such info much. I was looking for this certain info for a long time. Thank you and best of luck.
    Also visit my web-site - private lenders for bad credit

    ReplyDelete
  5. I absolutely love your blog.. Pleasant colors & theme.

    Did you make this website yourself? Please reply back as I'm wanting to create my own site and would love to find out where you got this from or exactly what the theme is named. Kudos!

    my homepage private krankenversicherung makler
    Review my web site ;

    ReplyDelete
  6. I have been browsing online more than three hours today,
    yet I never found any interesting article like yours. It is pretty worth enough
    for me. Personally, if all webmasters and bloggers made good content as you did,
    the web will be a lot more useful than ever before.
    Feel free to visit my web blog ; best reseller account

    ReplyDelete
  7. Wonderful work! That is the kind of information that should be shared around the web.

    Disgrace on Google for not positioning this publish upper!
    Come on over and talk over with my website . Thank you =)
    My web-site - private krankenkassen

    ReplyDelete
  8. Stunning quest there. What happened after? Take care!
    Here is my web blog remote island vacations

    ReplyDelete
  9. Greetings! I know this is somewhat off topic but I was
    wondering if you knew where I could locate a captcha plugin for my comment form?

    I'm using the same blog platform as yours and I'm having problems finding one?

    Thanks a lot!
    my webpage > making money online is

    ReplyDelete
  10. Ahaa, its fastidious discussion concerning this paragraph at this place at this
    webpage, I have read all that, so now me also commenting here.
    Review my page : fashion shop

    ReplyDelete
  11. WOW just what I was searching for. Came here by searching for versicherung vergleich
    Also see my webpage - beiträge zur krankenversicherung

    ReplyDelete
  12. Hi everyone, it's my first visit at this web page, and article is genuinely fruitful designed for me, keep up posting these content.
    Feel free to visit my page ; seo design

    ReplyDelete
  13. Howdy! I could have sworn I've visited this web site before but after going through some of the articles I realized it's
    new to me. Nonetheless, I'm definitely delighted I stumbled upon it and I'll be book-marking it and checking back frequently!
    My webpage - florida bad credit mortgage

    ReplyDelete
  14. With havin so much written content do you ever run into any problems of plagorism or
    copyright violation? My site has a lot of completely unique content I've either authored myself or outsourced but it appears a lot of it is popping it up all over the internet without my permission. Do you know any ways to help prevent content from being ripped off? I'd
    definitely appreciate it.

    Here is my web-site ... SIUC 한인학생회::: 자유게시판 - LS전선 연구소 전문연구요원 모집(병역특례)

    ReplyDelete
  15. Spot on with this write-up, I seriously believe
    this amazing site needs a lot more attention. I'll probably be returning to see more, thanks for the information!

    Feel free to surf to my webpage :: http://mclinked.com/index.php?do=/blog/43450/do-not-let-health-insurance-intimidate-you-be-confident-with-these-suggesti/
    Also see my page > http://www.chambaproject.in/wiki/index.php?title=User:WeldonHTT

    ReplyDelete
  16. You can certainly see your expertise in the article you write.
    The world hopes for more passionate writers such as you
    who are not afraid to say how they believe. All the time follow your heart.


    Also visit my blog ... low startup cost businesses

    ReplyDelete
  17. I was suggested this website by my cousin. I am not sure whether or not this submit
    is written by him as no one else recognise such
    certain approximately my problem. You're incredible! Thanks!

    my website ... universa pkv

    ReplyDelete
  18. My partner and I stumbled over here different
    web address and thought I might as well check things out.
    I like what I see so now i am following you. Look forward to
    checking out your web page yet again.

    Feel free to visit my web page ... cheap and best web hosting

    ReplyDelete
  19. This is very interesting, You're a very skilled blogger. I've joined
    your feed and look forward to seeking more of your
    magnificent post. Also, I've shared your web site in my social networks!

    Here is my webpage: Visiter le site web de l'utilisateur

    ReplyDelete
  20. This post will assist the internet people for building up new web site or even a weblog from
    start to end.

    my blog - damenschuhe kaufen
    my site :: Read �

    ReplyDelete
  21. Hi there! I just wanted to ask if you ever have any problems with
    hackers? My last blog (wordpress) was hacked and I ended up losing a few months of hard work due to no data
    backup. Do you have any methods to prevent hackers?


    Take a look at my blog post; http://libertyandequality.org/?p=59

    ReplyDelete
  22. Incredible points. Great arguments. Keep up the good spirit.


    Feel free to visit my web blog medical negligence solicitors

    ReplyDelete

ShareThis