Though it isn’t the capital, Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city. Glasgow has an air of effortless elegance and sophistication about it. Its narrow streets almost transport you back in time with their cobbled paths and Victorian architecture. Whether you are a history buff, or you just want to order up a pint of beer, some fish and chips, and immerse yourself in the UK culture, Glasgow has something for everyone.
With so many options, you will be spoiled for choice when trying to decide the best things to do in Glasgow during your Scotland adventure! To learn more about the city’s past, head first to the Riverside Museum. Marvel at the architectural brilliance of the Glasgow Cathedral which has been standing for over 800 years and is one of the best preserved historical cathedrals in the UK. Treat yourself to a little retail therapy at Buchanan Street and then wander through the fragrant flower gardens at the People’s Palace.
The West End is considered as being Glasgow’s most beautiful neighborhood. This quaint area is packed with character and its narrow streets house vintage stores and restaurants that serve up delicious cuisines from across the world. For another great and unusual place to stay in Glasgow, consider the hipster district of Finnieston -- a trendy area filled with craft breweries, art galleries and gastronomic eateries.
The summer months of June through to September are the best time to visit Glasgow.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Glasgow. The warmest months in Glasgow are June and May, when temperatures reach 85 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 20 ˚F. The wettest month in Glasgow is May with 9.76 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 1.58 inches of rain.
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