This guide to Glasgow is part of a brand new and highly anticipated series from Insight Guides. Whether you are on a relaxing weekend break or an active family holiday, this guide is ideal for on-the-spot use. Glasgow's Top 10 attractions are recommended so you can be sure you will see the very best of the city and its surrounding countryside, from the vibrant cultural scene and great shopping to impressive steel-and-sandstone architecture. You will also find plenty of fascinating facts and tips throughout the guide to help you make the most of your stay, highlighting places with excellent views, activities for children and more. There are 9 irresistible walks and tours specially designed to suit every interest and taste, covering the high street, city centre, parks and galleries, south side and much more, followed by 3 excursions for those wanting to travel a little further afield to Burns Country, Loch Lomond and Clyde Valley. All routes are timed and accompanied by easy-to-follow maps for stress-free navigation and feature hand-picked places to eat, drink and shop en route.
You will also find special features on what makes Glasgow unique: its superb architectural heritage, thrilling arts and music scene and proximity to the beautiful Loch Lomond, to help you truly get to the heart of the city. There are plenty of diverse ideas for active pursuits and themed holidays, ranging from boating and fishing to bagpiping and cookery classes, including contact details to help you book activities in advance. There is also practical information covering transport and tips for travellers with disabilities. When it comes to accommodation this guide covers everything from family-friendly B&Bs to chic boutique hotels and imaginative building conversions. All listings provide full contact details and an indication of price range. Alongside all this invaluable information is vivid full-colour photography, so whether you are new to the city or a repeat visitor, this is a truly indispensible companion for your trip.