Glasgow is one of the friendliest cities in the world and the local Glaswegians will be happy to help you if you need directions or recommendations. On this page is information about travel, accommodation, and essentials. Also check out our tourist guides, including a checklist of things to do before you leave the city, translations of some of the more common and colourful phrases you may hear during your visit, and information on some of the amazing sites that can be found within easy reach of Glasgow.
A list of things to do on your visit to Glasgow. How many can you check off before you leave?
Glasgow has a very distinct dialect along with several slang terms and sayings.
A quick guide to some things you will want to have with you before you visit Glasgow.
Glasgow is known for its rainfall, even in the summer months, so bring a brolly just in case.
The city is built on a series of drumlins, so bring a good pair of shoes for those steep hills.
Hearty beer, fiery whiskies, spicy haggis and succulent salmon - indulge those taste buds!
A SENSE OF HUMOUR
The citizens of Glasgow love a good laugh, so bring a sense of humour to join in the banter.
Glasgow has hundreds of hotels that cater to a variety of budget and location needs. Here is a selection we would recommend based on personal experience.
The Kelvin Hotel West End
Euro Hostel Glasgow
Point A Hotel
Village Hotel Glasgow
One Devonshire Gardens
Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor