|Attraction||Distance from Glasgow Airport||Approximate journey time (Car)|
|Glasgow Science Centre||7 miles||16 mins|
|Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery||7.9 miles||17 mins|
|Bothwell Castle||17 miles||26 mins|
|Glasgow Cathedral||10.9 miles||20 mins|
|Glasgow Botanical Gardens||7.9 miles||19 mins|
|Braehead Shopping Centre||3.7 miles||9 miles|
Glasgow Local Attractions
Glasgow Science Centre is located on the banks of the River Clyde opposite the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. There are exhibits, workshops, live shows, food and drink, IMAX cinema and shopping all under one roof. The Centre is open 7 days, 10.00am until 6.00pm and prices start at £6.95 for adults and £4.95 for children.
The Hunterian museum and art gallery, the oldest public museum in Scotland. Exhibitions include Romans in Scotland during the first century AD, with emphasis on the Antonine Wall frontier.
The City of Glasgow owns one of the richest collections in Europe, displayed in 13 museums across the city. An ideal resource for visitors to the area looking for cultural attractions.
Bothwell Castle, Scotland's largest and finest 13th century castle.
A historic Cathedral dating back to 13th Century and the only medieval cathedral on the Scottish mainland to have survived the 1560 Reformation virtually complete. Open all year and admission is free.
730 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0UE. A highly popular tourist attraction is a centre education, conservation and research set in a fine glass house structure. Opening Dawn til dusk, phone 0141 334 2422 for more details.
Attraction distances from Glasgow Airport
More information on local attractions can be obtained from:
Glasgow Tourist Information Centre
11 George Square
Glasgow, G2 1DY
Tel:+44 (0)141 204 4400
Fax:+44 (0)141 221 3524
Glasgow Local Amenities
Braehead Shopping Centre
Braehead Shopping Centre is located right of Glasgow's M8 motorway, about 5 miles from the city centre and only 4 miles from Glasgow International Airport.
- More than 100 Stores including: Argos, Boots, Marks & Spencer, Sainsburys, H&M and IKEA
- Restaurants and cafes including: Starbucks, Costa Coffee, Pizza Hut, KFC, Mcdonalds and Fat Jackets
- Facilities: Car Parks, Toilets, Cash Machines and Exchange, Baby Changing Facilities, Shopmobility, Telephones, Shoppers lockers, Information Points
- Leisure facilities: include: 4000 seat International Arena, Skating and Curling rink, Riverside Boardwalk and Clydebuilt - the Maritime Heritage Centre.
Monday - Friday: 10.00am - 9.00pm
Saturday: 09.00am - 6.30pm
Sunday: 10.00am - 6.00pm