59 Things to do in Glasgow

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View of the Clyde from Glasgow Tower

View of the Clyde from Glasgow Tower
​   Are you a tourist visiting Glasgow for the first time? Or have you just moved to the city and don’t know what it can offer? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. I have compiled a list of things to do in Glasgow. Most of them are based on my favourite experiences the past 6 years in the city.

Films, Music and Theatre

  1. Go to the world’s tallest cinema – Cineworld Renfrew Street
  2. Watch a movie at the Glasgow Film Festival
  3. See a play at the Theatre Royal
  4. Go to a Celtic Connections performance
  5. See a musical at the King’s Theatre
  6. Go to a concert at the Hydro
  7. Watch a show at the Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre

Tea and coffee
8. Go on a tea around the world at Tchai Ovna
9. Have afternoon tea at the Willow Tea Rooms
10. Drink tea or coffee in the company of the cutest cats at the Purrple Cat Café
11. Have a cup of coffee at the Steamie
12. Have a cup of coffee at Artisan Roast
13. Visit the Botanic Gardens and the Kibble Palace
14. Visit the People’s Palace and Winter Gardens
15. Go on a sunny day at Kelvingrove Park
16. Have a picnic at Glasgow Green
17. Have a barbecue at Victoria Park
18. See highland cattle at Pollock Country Park
19. Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery
20. Riverside Museum and the Tall Ship
21. Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery
22. The Burrell Collection
23. Mackintosh House
24. House for an Art lover
25. Glasgow Science Centre
26. Eat vegan food at the 78
27. Have authentic Vietnamese dinner at Non Viet
28. Try bibimbap at Kimchi Cult
29. Have a Russian Meal at Cafe Cossachok
30. Try the food at the Dockyard
31. Have a Chinese meal at SeeWoo
32. Have lunch cooked by the students of Glasgow City College at the Scholars Restaurant
33. Go for a fine dining meal at Cail Bruich
34. Try the food at the Christmas Market
35. Go second-hand book shopping
36. Go charity shop shopping in the West End
37. Visit the University of Glasgow
38. Do the Glasgow Mural Walk
39. Take a walk along the Clyde
40. Climb the Glasgow Tower
41. Go to the top of the Lighthouse
42. Take a picture of the statue with the cone on its head
43. Go ice skating at Braehead
44. Try bouldering at the Glasgow Climbing Academy
45. Go trampolining at Ryze
46. Visit Glasgow Cathedral and the Necropolis
47. See old maps of Glasgow at the University of Glasgow Library
48. Go to the West End Festival
49. Get tickets for Glasgow Open Days Out Festival
50. Take a free guided tour at Glasgow City Chambers
51. Dance a ceilidh at Avant Garde
52. Take the hop on and off bus
53. Take a ride at the Red Bus Bistro
54. Take a whiskey tour at Auchentoshan distillery
55. Visit the Tennets Wellpark Brewery
56. Visit the Drygate Brewery
57. Drink mulled wine at the Christmas Market
58. Go to Oran Mor
59. Go to a concert at Barrowland
These are my suggestions. What do you like to do in Glasgow?

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