Helpful Information for Customers of Glasgow Airport Car Parking – Places to Visit in Glasgow

Whatever your reasons for requiring Glasgow airport car parking, why not visit one of the many great attractions that this city has to offer.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

The most popular free visitor attraction in Scotland with over a million visitors a year. Has everything from fine art to dinosaurs.

Argyle Street

Glasgow

G3 8AG

Phone: 0141276 9599

Fax: 0141 276 9540

Opening Times: Mon-Thu & Sat 1000-1700, Fri & Sun 1100-1700

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The Auld Kirk Museum

Hosts a varied programme of exhibitions and displays throughout the year.

Cowgate

Kirkintilloch

East Dunbartonshire

G66 1HN

Phone: 0141 578 0144

Fax: 0141 578 0140

Opening Times: Tue-Sat 1000-1300 & 1400-1700, Closed Sunday & Monday

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Kirkintilloch Visitor Information Centre

The Barony Chambers

3 West High Street

Kirkintilloch

East Dunbartonshire

G66 1AB

Phone: 0141 578 0152

Opening Times: Tue-Sat 0900-1700, Closed Sunday & Monday

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Barshaw Park

Tennis, bowling, golf, crazy golf, bouncy castles, a model railway, nature corner, boating pond and a walled garden.

Glasgow Road

Paisley

Renfrewshire

PA1 3TJ

Phone: 0141 840 2908

Opening Times: Open daily 0800 til dusk

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Biggar Museum Trust

The Trust has a number of museums in Biggar: Moat Park Heritage Centre, Gladstone Court, Greenhill Farmhouse, The Gasworks, Brownsbank Cottage and The John Buchan Centre.

Moat Park Heritage Centre

Kirkstyle

Biggar

South Lanarkshire

ML12 6DT

Phone: 01899 221 050

Fax: 01899 221 050

Opening Times: Phone for Information about each venue.

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Bothwell Castle

The largest and finest 13th Century stone castle in Scotland.

Castle Avenue

Uddingston

South Lanarkshire

G71 8BL

Phone: 01698 816 894

Fax: 01698 816 894

Opening Times: Open Oct-Mar, Mon-Wed & Sat 0930-1630, closed Thu, Fri & Sun; Apr-Sep Mon-Sun 0930-1830

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Bothwell Parish Church

Historically important Parish church and the 'Cathedral of Lanarkshire'.

Main Street

Bothwell

South Lanarkshire

G71 8EX

Phone: 01698 854 903

Opening Times: Mon-Fri 1000-1600

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Broughton Gallery

Sir Basil Spence town house in 16th Century style built in 1938. Hosts arts and crafts exhibitions.

Broughton Place

Biggar

South Lanarkshire

ML12 6HJ

Phone: 01899 830 234

Opening Times: Open Apr to Mid-Oct 1030-1800, Closed Wednesday

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The Burrell Collection

Over 8,000 art exhibits accumulated and donated by the Glasgow shipping owner Sir William Burrell set in Pollok Country Park.

Possibly the closest attraction to the airport, if you have time the Burrell Collection is a great place to visit before dropping your car at Glasgow airport car parking.

Pollok Country Park

2060 Pollokshaws Road

Glasgow

G43 1AT

Phone: 0141 287 2550

Fax: 0141 287 2597

Opening Times: Mon-Thu & Sat 1000-1700, Fri & Sun 1100-1700

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Calderglen Country Park Visitor Centre

Has a children`s Zoo, conservatory, ornamental gardens, play areas, nature trails, café and visitor centre. Fun for all the family!

Strathaven Road

East Kilbride

South Lanarkshire

G75 0QZ

Phone: 01355 236 644

Fax: 01355 247 618

Opening Times: Apr-Sep, Mon - Fri 1030-1700, Sat & Sun 1130-1830; Oct-Mar,

1130-1600 daily.

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Carfin Grotto and Pilgrimage Centre

Looks at the worldwide history of pilgrimage covering a number of faiths. Carfin Grotto is a replica of the Lourdes Shrine.

100 Newarthill Road

Carfin

Near Motherwell

North Lanarkshire

ML1 5AL

Phone: 01698 263 308

Opening Times: Open daily 1000-1700

Celtic Football Club Visitor Centre

Historically important football club has the largest stadium in Britain. Contains Waldorf Restaurant and Celtic Superstore.

Celtic Park

Glasgow

G40 3RE

Phone: 0871 226 1888

Opening Times: Phone for info.

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Chatelherault

A hilltop visitor centre in Hamilton with exhibition gallery, adventure playground, gift shop, café, woodland walks and function and conference facilities.

Carlisle Road

Ferniegair

Hamilton

South Lanarkshire

ML3 7UE

Phone: 01698 426 213

Fax: 01698 421 532

Opening Times: Visitor Centre: Mon-Sat 1000-1700, Sun 1200-1700; Hunting Lodge: Mon-Thu & Sat 1030-1630, Sun 1230-1630; Park: daylight hours all year.

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Clyde Muirshiel Country Park

Great scenery and inspiring walks in 102 acre site.

Muirshiel Visitor Centre

Lochwinnoch

Renfrewshire

PA12 4LB

01505 614 791

Opening Times: Jul-Sep, Open Daily 1200-1630, Apr-Jun & Oct-Mar, weekends only.

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Coats Observatory

Fine Victorian observatory with exhibits covering astronomy, astronautics, seismology and meteorology.

49 Oakshaw Street West

Paisley

Renfrewshire

PA1 2DE

Phone: 0141 889 2013 / 0300 300 1210

Fax: 0141 889 9240

Opening Times: Tues - Sat 1100-1600, Sun 1400-1700

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Thomas Coats Memorial Church

One of Europe's finest Baptist churches.

High Street

Paisley

Renfrewshire

PA2 9NH

Phone: 0141 889 9980

Opening Times: May-Sept Mon, Wed & Fri 1400-1600

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The Comet Replica

Replica of the Europe's first commercial paddle steamer built in 1962, 150 years after the real thing. Currently being refurbished (check before visiting).

Town Centre

Port Glasgow

Inverclyde

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Cornalees Bridge Centre

A site of scientific interest with beautiful walks through Shieldhill Glen.

Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park

Loch Thom

Greenock

Inverclyde

PA16 9LX

Phone: 01475 521 458

Opening Times: Visitor Centre closed 1st Nov- Apr, open Apr-Oct, times to be confirmed.

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Craignethan Castle

Overlooking the picturesque River Nethan, this 16th Century tower house has some lovely views.

Castle Cottage

Tillietudlem

Blackwood

South Lanarkshire

ML11 9PL

Phone: 01555 860 364

Fax: 01555 860 364

Opening Times: Apr-Sep, open daily 0930-1830, Oct-Nov, Mon, Tue, Wed & Sat 0930-1630, Thu 0930-1230, Sun 1400-1630, Closed Fridays & Dec-Mar.

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Crookston Castle

12th and 15th Century castle in the south of Glasgow has links with Mary Queen of Scots.

Brockburn Road

Crookston

Glasgow

G53 5TL

Phone: 0141 883 9606

Opening Times: Open Apr-Sep Daily 0930-1830

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David Livingstone Centre

Birthplace of the famous Scottish explorer has information about his life in the very tenement he was born in.

165 Station Road

Blantyre

South Lanarkshire

G72 9BT

Phone: 01698 823 140

Opening Times: Apr-Sep, Mon-Sat 1000-1700, Sun 1230-1700, Oct-March, Mon-Sat 1030-1600, Sun 1230-1600.

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Discover Carmichael Visitor Centre

Wax models of Scottish historical characters. The heritage estate has: wind energy; deer farm; pony trekking; history and environment centre.

Carmichael Estate Office

Westmains, Carmichael,

Near Biggar

South Lanarkshire

ML12 6PG

Phone: 01899 308 336

Fax: 01899 308 481

Opening Times: Open daily 0930-1730

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Eastwood Park

Has a recreation centre, function suite, theatre and mansion house with conference, meeting and wedding facilities. All set in luscious parkland.

Rouken Glen Road

Giffnock

East Renfrewshire

Phone: 0141 577 4956

Opening Times: Dawn `til dusk

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Finlaystone Country Estate

Set in beautiful woodlands, has a tearoom and a visitor centre with doll collection.

Finlaystone House

Langbank

Renfrewshire

PA14 6TJ

Phone: 01475 540 505

Opening Times: Grounds open daily 1030-1700. Visitor Centre hours vary, please phone to check.

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Freeport Leisure Scotland Ltd

Just off the M8 close to Edinburgh, this is Scotland's first outlet village with a range of shops, including designer outlets, high street names and independent retailers. Also has children's leisure facilities and restaurants.

Five Sisters

Westwood

West Calder

West Lothian

EH55 8PL

Phone: 01501 763 488

Fax: 01501 762 409

Opening Times: Open daily from1000-1800 (Thu 1000-2000)

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Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA)

City centre location with four floors of modern painting, sculpture and installations from around the world. Includes works by Peter Howson, Beryl Cook and Sean Reid.

Royal Exchange Square

Glasgow

G1 3AH

Phone: 0141 287 3005

Fax: 0141 287 3062

Opening Times: Mon-Wed & Sat 1000-1700, Thu 1000-2000, Fri & Sun 1100-1700

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Glasgow Botanic Gardens

A highly popular tourist attraction is a centre education, conservation and research set in a fine glass house structure.

730 Great Western Road

Glasgow

G12 0UE

Phone: 0141 276 1614

Opening Times: Dawn til dusk

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Glasgow Cathedral

A magnificent medieval building with a rich history.

Cathedral Square

Glasgow

G4 0QZ

Phone: 0141 552 6891

Fax: 0141 552 0988

Opening Times: Apr-Sep, Mon-Sat 0930-1830, Sun 1400-1830, Oct-Mar, Mon-Sat 0930-1630 & Sun 1400-1630

Glasgow City Chambers

Famous 19th Century municipal building with sumptuous interior.

City Chambers

George Square

Glasgow

G2 1DU

Phone: 0141 287 2000

Opening Times: Mon-Fri 0830-1700, Guided tours Mon-Fri 1030 & 1430

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Glasgow Green

Glasgow's oldest park has a very interesting social, historical and sporting history and is thought to be where James Watt first thought of the separate condenser for steam engines. Also site of the Peoples' Palace.

Greendyke Street

Glasgow

G40 1BA

Phone: 0141 287 5108

Opening Times: Dawn `til dusk

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Glasgow Necropolis

Next to Glasgow Cathedral, this impressive cemetery has a large number of spectacular tombs.

70 Cathedral Square

Glasgow

G4 0UZ

Phone: 0141 287 3961

Fax: 0141 287 3960

Opening Times: Gates open dawn 'til dusk

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Glasgow School of Art

Mackintosh's most famous work is still a functioning art school. Guided tours available.

167 Renfrew Street

Glasgow

G3 6RQ

Phone: 0141 353 4500

Opening Times: Guided tours only: Mon-Fri 1100 & 1400, Sat 1030 & 1130

Closed Sunday except in July & August (1000-1500).

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The Glasgow Science Centre

Features modern science exhibits, film theatre and a 120 seat planetarium.

50 Pacific Quay

Glasgow

G51 1EA

Phone: 0141 420 5000

Fax: 0141 420 5001

Opening Times: Monday-Sunday 1000-1700.

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Glengoyne Distillery

One of Scotland's most famous distilleries and possibly the most beautiful. Guided tours and VIP tours available.

Dumgoyne

Nr Killearn

G63 9LB

Phone: 01360 550 254

Opening Times: Open 7 days, all year round, tours run on the hour.

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Gleniffer Braes Country Park

Panoramic views of Paisley and Glasgow with organised guided walks and special events.

The Lodge House

Glenfield Road

Paisley

Renfrewshire

PA2 8TE

Phone: 0141 884 3794

Opening Times: Open 0800 `til dusk

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Govan Old Parish Church

A 9th Century Sarcophagus is among one of the exhibits worth a visit.

The Pearce Institute

866 Govan Road

Glasgow

G51 3UU

Phone: 0141 440 2466

Opening Times: Wed 1030-1230; Wed, Thu, Sat 1300-1600, Services Mon-Fri 1000 & Sun 1100

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Greenbank Garden

Beautiful gardens and house to inspire any committed gardener.

Flenders Road

Off Mearns Road

Clarkston

East Renfrewshire

G76 8RB

Phone: 0844 493 2201

Opening Times: Gardens open all year 0930-Sunset, House open Apr-Oct, 1400-1600 Sundays only

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Greenock Custom House Museum

Get an interesting and informative look into the world of the Customs & Excise Service.

Custom House Quay

Greenock

Inverclyde

PA15 1EQ

Phone: 01475 723 723

Opening Times: Mon-Fri 1000-1600. Tours are by prior arrangement only.

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Hamilton Mausoleum

129 Muir Street

Hamilton

South Lanarkshire

ML3 6BJ

Built for Alexander the 10th Duke of Hamilton.

Phone: 01698 328 232

Fax: 01698 328 412

Opening Times: Tours: Mon-Sat 1000-1700, Sun 1200-1700

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Hampden Park Stadium

The home of Scottish football and a stadium with a very rich history.

Hampden Park

Letherby Drive

Glasgow

G42 9BA

Phone: 0141 620 4000

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Heatherbank Museum of Social Work

An unusual museum looking mainly at the social needs of the disadvantaged in society.

Caledonian University Library

City Campus, Cowcaddens Road

Glasgow

G4 0BA

Phone: 0141 273 1188

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The Hill House

A Charles Rennie Mackintosh domestic masterpiece, with furniture and fittings designed and built for the publisher William Blackie and his family.

Upper Colquhoun Street

Helensburgh

Argyll & Bute

G84 9AJ

Phone: 0844 493 2208

Opening Times: Open daily 1330-1700, Apr-Oct (last entry 1700)

National Trust and National Trust for Scotland members free.

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Holmwood House

Alexander "Greek" Thomson house in classical Greece style from 1858.

61-63 Netherlee Road

Cathcart

Glasgow

G44 3YU

Phone: 0844 493 2204

Opening Times: Apr-Oct Open daily 1330-1730,

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House For An Art Lover

Charles Rennie Mackintosh inspired recreation, set in the beautiful parkland next to walled gardens.

10 Dumbreck Road

Bellahouston Park

Glasgow

G41 5BW

Phone: 0141 353 4770

Opening Times: For Mackintosh Rooms: Sat & Sun 1000-1600. Mon-Fri: please

call as times vary. Cafe/Design Shop & Contemporary

Exhibitions: Daily 1000-1700

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Houston Brewing Company

Part of the Fox and Hounds pub and restaurant. Includes details of their award-winning Killellan 3.7% and Barochan 4.1% ales.

South Street

Houston

Renfrewshire

PA6 7EN

Phone: 01505 612 620

Opening Times: Brewery tours by appointment.

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Hunter House Museum

History of John and William Hunter, famous medical pioneers of the 18th Century, using a range of interactive technology. Also includes a display on East Kilbride.

Maxwellton Road

Calderwood

East Kilbride

South Lanarkshire

G74 3LW

Phone: 01355 261 261

Opening Times: Apr-Sep: Weekdays 1200-1600, Weekends 1200-1700.

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Hunterian Art Gallery

Exhibits include paintings, drawings and prints by J.A.M Whistler, and furniture and drawings by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Gilbert Scott Building

University of Glasgow

University Avenue

Glasgow

G12 8QQ

Phone: 0141 330 4221

Opening Times: Mon - Sat 0930-1700 (Mackintosh House closed daily 1230-1330)

Huntershill Village

Focus on political martyrs and a memorial to Thomas Muir. Also has a garden centre, picture framer, gallery, aquatic and pet centre. Coffee shop and local artefacts. Disabled facilities.

100 Crowhill Road

Bishopbriggs

East Dunbartonshire

G64 1RP

Phone: 0141 772 7745

Opening Times: Open daily 1000-1730

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Hunterston Visitor Centre

Hunterston B Power Station

British Energy

West Kilbride

North Ayrshire

KA23 9QJ

See the workings of a nuclear power station, with exhibitions and videos.

Phone: 01294 826 008

Opening Times: Feb-Oct Mon-Fri 0930-1630. Guided tours 1030, 1330 & 1500.

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Hutchesons' Hall

A very distinctive Glasgow landmark in the city centre. An 'A Listed' building by David Hamilton with a rich history.

158 Ingram Street

Glasgow

G1 1EJ

Phone: 0844 493 2199

Opening Times: Open all year (except public holidays and 24 Dec-6 Jan)

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International Purves Puppets

With a touring company is also available for UK and Worldwide theatre, school and community venue bookings.

Biggar Puppet Theatre

Puppet Tree House

Broughton Road

Biggar

South Lanarkshire

ML12 6HA

Phone: 01899 220 631

Opening Times: Mon-Sat 1000-1700, Sun 1400-1700, Jan-10 March only open Saturdays. Easter-August open daily.

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