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Things to do in Glasgow

Updated: Jun 20

At Flyt Stays we have some wonderful properties located throughout Scotland, but our most concentrated selection of properties is in Glasgow with three excellent locations, close to the city, so you can take advantage of all that Glasgow has to offer.

Glasgow is a great city for those looking for short-term let or a business stay, and Flyt Stays has three perfect properties for you to choose from. Whether you are looking for a one week stay, or something longer, such as a month or two, we have comfortable accommodation for you and your work colleagues, or family.

We can offer a modern apartment on Murroes Road, with 2 double beds and a single bedroom, and two traditional townhouses.

Flat to rent Glasgow City Centre
Irongray House

One is Irongray House, on Irongray street, which has 2 double bedrooms and a single-bedroom, and the other is Cardonald House, on Muirdrum Avenue, again a three bedroom property. All have Wi-Fi, throughout the property, free parking, and we allow you to bring your dog/pet to any of these properties.

Glasgow has something to offer everyone. Not only that, but the city also offers easy access to transport links and amenities - making it the perfect place for those who need to travel frequently on business trips or move around regularly.

Let’s discover the things to do in Glasgow if you’re staying in a Flyt Property

Walking Tour Glasgow

Walking Tour Glasgow

If you’ve never been to Glasgow and just want to get a basic understanding of the layout of the city and be familiar with the centre take one of the many walking tours that are on offer. Make the best of your time in Glasgow by joining a walk through in the city centre. Discover some of the iconic landmarks such as George Square, Glasgow Cathedral and Necropolis, plus People’s Palace. For a truly unique experience, the tour itinerary also takes you off the beaten track, introducing you to places like the Barrowlands Walkway. With an expert local guide, you get to learn about Glasgow’s history and culture and be recommended with interesting things to do, and places to eat and drink, and things to see once the tour ends.

Hop-on-Hop-off Bus Glasgow

Rather than just get a feel for the city centre, why not get a broader view of Glasgow by taking getting a ticket for one of the Hop-on-hop-off busses that tour the city stopping at many of the local landmarks? Explore all of Glasgow's iconic attractions and landmarks on a single tour, with comfortable seating options on the open top deck or in the cabin with recorded commentary about landmarks like George Square and Glasgow Cathedral. Whatever your plans are, you can choose from a 1- or 2-day ticket to travel around the loop or simply disembark at any of the stops to explore further.

Art Museums Glasgow

Glasgow is home to some of the world's most renowned art galleries. From the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum to The Burrell Collection, there is an abundance of art galleries in Glasgow that offer something for everyone. Whether you are looking for classic works of art or modern pieces, there is sure to be something that will appeal to you.

The Hunterian Museum houses a collection of fine and decorative arts from around the world, while the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum has an impressive selection of European paintings and sculpture from the Renaissance period onwards. Both venues host regular exhibitions featuring works from both local and international artists.

For those looking for a more modern take on art, Glasgow also has several galleries dedicated to contemporary art, such as The Modern Institute and Transmission Gallery. Here visitors can take in works by local artists as well as international talent.

No matter what type of artwork you're interested in viewing, there are plenty of art galleries in Glasgow that you can enjoy.

Things to do in Glasgow

Science Centre Glasgow

The Science Centre Glasgow is an iconic building located on the banks of the River Clyde in Glasgow. It is a science museum and educational centre that offers interactive displays, exhibitions, and activities for all ages. The Science Centre Glasgow was opened in 2001 and now serves as a major tourist attraction with over 1 million visitors annually. It houses a range of interactive exhibits covering topics such as life sciences, physics, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and more. Visitors can explore the world of science through hands-on activities and experiments at the Science Centre Glasgow's fun-filled galleries. They can also take part in special events such as lectures from leading scientists or watch 3D movies at the IMAX theatre. With its unique mix of educational experiences and entertainment for all ages, The Science Centre Glasgow is sure to be an unforgettable experience!

Riverside Museum Glasgow

The Riverside Museum in Glasgow offers a wide array of transportation exhibits, ranging from skateboards to full-sized locomotives. This award-winning museum, designed by internationally renowned architect Dame Zaha Hadid, is home to over 3,000 artifacts like paintings, prams, cars and a Stormtrooper. It also has 90+ large touch screens displaying images, memories and videos that share the amazing stories behind each object.

Experience the streets of Glasgow virtually with the interactive displays. Visit the shops, bars and subway or take a ride on a train, tram or bus and get an authentic taste of the history of public transport in Glasgow. Learn more about the contribution of Glasgow to the shipbuilding industry with exhibitions dedicated to the shipyards along the Clyde River.

Best things to do in Glasgow

You can even experience what a fire fighter does through the interactive fire engine exhibit.

Moored outside is the Tall Ship – Glenlee – Part of Glasgow’s rich history, it is a Clyde built ship that’s still afloat and you can enjoy all it has to offer – free of charge!

We recommend places to eat and drink on each house profile on our website. Enjoy all this amazing city has to offer whilst staying in Glasgow with Flyt Stays.

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