Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow

THINGS TO DO IN GLASGOW


One of Scotland's most dynamic cities, Glasgow is packed with numerous attractions and sights. Visit cultural and historic attractions, enjoy lively gigs and concerts, and relax in beautiful parks and gardens. And, with Buchanan Street Galleries, Princes Square, Argyle Arcade and St Enoch Centre to explore, shopping should be at the top of anyone's list of things to do.

Old and new comes together in a unique way in Glasgow. You'll find Victorian architecture and auld, Scottish charm as well as hip bars, boutiques, galleries and venues. So too does glamour and grit. You’re as likely to find the crowds in one of the city’s stunning new concert venues as you are ‘down the Barras’ – in Glasgow’s renowned east end market. Our Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow city centre places you in the heart of the action, so whether you love the traditional or the ultra-modern, Glasgow has plenty to suit you.

Shopping in Glasgow

It's said that Glasgow offers the best shopping in the United Kingdom outside of London, and it can all be found on Glasgow's "Style Mile."

Bordered by Argyle Street, Buchanan Street and Sauchiehall Street, this "golden z" attracts more than a million shoppers a week. Pedestrianised streets, buskers and colourful shop windows create an exciting atmosphere. Here you'll find flagship stores, fashion and accessory labels, global brands and independent boutiques. You'll discover plenty of things to do on the "Style Mile" after dark too, thanks to its fine restaurants and hip late-night establishments.
 

Live music

The city was declared a UNESCO City of Music in 2008 and Glasgow is proud of its musical heritage. It’s packed with iconic venues where you can enjoy live music. Check out King Tuts Wah Wah Hut or the landmark Barrowland Ballroom for unforgettable intimate gigs. Or, if it’s larger shows you’re after, the SSE Hydro, Clyde Auditorium or even Hampden Park host plenty.
 

Sporting life

Head to Hampden Park too to watch international or cup football matches. Glasgow is the centre of football in Scotland, and its two major ‘Old Firm’ teams Celtic and Rangers both offer stadium tours. Watch the city’s main rugby team, Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun, to the north west of the city.