Things To Do
Hilton Glasgow is just 20 minutes from Glasgow Airport and ideally located for exploring Glasgow city and the surrounding areas.
With over 1,500 shops to choose from, Glasgow is the top place to shop in the UK, second only to London's West End. The Style Mile, from Argyle Street in the south to Sauchiehall Street in the north, you'll find an extraordinary concentration of shops, including premium retailers, House of Fraser, renowned British brand John Lewis and Scotland's only Hamleys, the finest toy shop in the world. The Merchant City area is home to high-end international designers like Mulberry, Ralph Lauren, Burberry and Agent Provocateur while the city's West End is a haven for independent retailers, vintage fashion and secondhand bookshops.
Take time to visit any number of the 20 museums, the Glasgow Science Centre, Soar at Intu Braehead or enjoy some greenery at one of the 90 city parks. Glasgow is a UNESCO City of Music participant, with more than 100 cultural organizations including Scotland's National Orchestra, theatre, opera and ballet companies. The SSE Hydro, Scotland's largest entertainment venue, attracts an audience of one million visitors every year, ranked as the fourth busiest entertainment arena in the world, alongside iconic venues like Madison Square Garden.
Just beyond the city you'll find Scotland's most beautiful scenery, such as ancient castles, quaint distilleries, tranquil lochs, golf courses and miles of pristine coastline.
KELVINGROVE ART GALLERY AND MUSEUM
Art Gallery & Museum featuring 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries displaying 8000 objects.
This medieval cathedral is thought to have been built on the site of St Kentigern’s tomb and marks the birthplace of the city of Glasgow.
THE MUSEUM OF PIPING
The Museum of Piping hosts 300 years of piping heritage and consists of artefacts from the rich collections of National Museums of Scotland.
GLASGOW SCIENCE CENTRE
Glasgow Science Centre is a great family attraction that presents science and technology in unique and inspiring ways.
THE GLASGOW POLICE MUSEUM
The Glasgow Police Museum is the museum of Britain’s first police force, from 1800 to 1975.
Inspired by the famous Père Lachaise in Paris, Glasgow’s Necropolis is a remarkable Victorian cemetery adorned with some 3,500 monuments.
SCOTTISH FOOTBALL MUSEUM
The Scottish Football Museum has established itself as a "must see" for football fans from all over the globe.
Pollok Country Park is a large (146 hectare) park located on the south side of Glasgow, Scotland.
An award winning transport museum with over 3000 objects on display from Glasgow’s rich past.
GALLERY OF MODERN ART
One of Scotland’s most visited art galleries and the centre for Glasgow's extensive modern and contemporary art collection.
THE CLYDESIDE DISTILLERY
The Clydeside Distillery is Glasgow’s first dedicated Single Malt Scotch Whisky Distillery for over 100 years.
THE HUNTARIAN MUSEUM
Founded in 1807, The Hunterian is Scotland's oldest public museum and home to one of the largest collections outside the National Museums.