Simply put, we are in the heart of the Merchant City, Glasgow and within walking distance of some of the city’s finest visitor attractions. Glasgow is a walking city and this a terrific way of getting to know the people and places. If you are considering going further afield across the city, public transport and taxis are plentiful and we hope that you enjoy the list of top things to do in Glasgow when you visit The Brunswick Hotel.
Although this may not be at the top of your list of “must visits” in Glasgow, it’s a spectacular feat of architecture dating back to the 1100’s. Steeped in hundreds of years of Glasgow history! There are international choirs that perform here especially during peak season, and you may well be in luck to hear them on the day of your visit.
It’s impossible to visit Glasgow and not consider stopping by the awesome Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. There are over 8,000 exhibits to experience, and you can spend hours there if you have the luxury of time on your side. Don’t miss Salvador Dalis piece “Christ of St. John of the Cross”. Expect queues at peak times.
One of best places to bring the family in Glasgow, this award-winning transport museum is situated on the banks of the river Clyde and has everything on display from vintage cars through to mind boggling interactive displays.
No more than a five-minute walk from our hotel, this stunning Art Gallery known as ‘GoMA’ contains four galleries, a library and a lovely café that is a popular meeting up point for groups to meet in the city centre. Open daily and admission is free
Every year we welcome guests who have come from overseas and the UK/Scotland to attend an event at the Ovo Hydro Glasgow. Our largest entertainment venue consistently attracts the who’s who of music, stage, performing arts and sport. Make sure you don’t miss out.
Best described as a place of “zen” and calm in the surrounds of nature, the Botanic Gardens house the most magnificent range of plants, flowers and fauna. Walking trails weave their way throughout the attraction which is open daily. Admission is free.
Celebrating 21 years of entertaining, explaining, and experimenting with visitors, The Glasgow Science centre is loved by people of all ages. Things to enjoy when there include the IMAX 3D Cinema, The Planetarium, outer space and body works! Tickets start from £10.50 and prebooking is advised.
If you haven’t yet seen or heard about the murals of Glasgow, you are in for a treat. The street murals are beautiful pieces of street art that have been produced to revitalise and rejuvenate previously tired parts of the city. Now you can enjoy a self-guided or fully guided tour of the best locations and sites.
2022 is set to be a bumper year for this gallery as it has reopened its doors after a long-awaited refurbishment. Art lovers will love the new gallery space and interactive experiences dedicated to show the best of Sir William Burrells private collections from around the world.
You will need to drive to the Kelpies and The Helix Park, which takes about 40 minutes from Glasgow. Anyone who gets the chance to see these stunning equine sculptures will be amazed by their sheer beauty. Offering 26 km of nature trails to enjoy on site.
One word is so important when it comes choosing your hotel in Glasgow…. location. The Brunswick Hotel is situated in one of the most sought-after locations in Glasgow, the Merchant City.
Simply put, we are in the heart of the Merchant City, Glasgow and within walking distance of some of the city’s finest visitor attractions. Glasgow is a walking city and this a terrific way of getting to know the places.