Plan great family days out in the city this summer and make your Next Stop Glasgow!

With light nights, blue skies, a little bit of sunshine (hopefully!) and the school holidays in full swing, it’s the perfect time of year to plan your days out with all the family.

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DISCOVER YOUR CITY

Hop on the City Sightseeing Glasgow Bus Tour and become a tourist in your own city – learn more about the history of Glasgow and visit some of the worldclass attractions on this hop-on, hop-off circuit – did you know principal civic collections such as Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum and Riverside Museum offer FREE admission!

With great summer holiday activity programmes, they are great places to head – look out for the summer beach at Riverside from 7 July – 24 September!

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STEP BACK IN TIME Step back in time and discover Glasgow’s unique history with a visit to Provand’s Lordship, the oldest house in the city, built in 1471. It was originally part of a hospital and is one of only four medieval buildings to survive in Glasgow.

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GO ART SPOTTING The City Centre Mural Trail features a diverse range of art at locations throughout the city. These huge splashes of colourful, high impact works mix the radical with the quirky and bizarre!

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Be sure to look out for the three new artworks of Sir Billy Connolly, marking the much-loved comedian’s 75th birthday.

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ENJOY A BIRD’S EYE VIEW OF THE CITY Check out the viewing platform at The Lighthouse and see the city from a new perspective. Visit the Mackintosh Interpretation Centre too, to find out about Glasgow’s celebrated Art Nouveau pioneer.

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HAVE A GIRLIE PAMPER SESSION Get hands-on at the bath bomb and body scrub workshops at The Beauty Kitchen on Saltmarket – recently featured in Marie Claire and Cosmopolitan, their 100% natural body and skincare products are scrumptious.

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WATCH A BLOCKBUSTER ... OR A CLASSIC!

Visit the cinema! The GFT is Scotland’s original independent cinema with a varied programme including Cult Classics or Take 2: Family Friendly Films keeping even the littlest films fans entertained. Cineworld on Renfrew Street boasts the title of the tallest cinema in the world offering a whopping 18 screens over 6 floors – load up on the popcorn and relax!

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ENJOY THE GREAT OUTDOORS Pack a picnic and head to Glasgow Green.

The oldest of the city’s parks, Glasgow Green is a beautiful expansive area also housing the fascinating People’s Palace and the beautiful Doulton Fountain.