Babbity Bowster

16-18 Blackfriars Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G1 1PE, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Commonwealth Games

A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on Jul 26, 2014

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... we take the train to Partick for the subway: the length of the entrance queue makes our hearts sink. However, courteous and efficient SPT staff have laid on shuttle buses which deliver us right to the stadium entrance. Here the queue is even longer: a passer-by shouts that someone told him that the entrance on the other side is less busy, so we walk and walk and walk with the crowd in a shower of rain, flanked by cheerful smiling volunteers with big green ...

...but they shall never take our freedom!!!

A travel blog entry by jessgurn on Jun 27, 2014

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... and Art, which when reading that title doesn't exactly sound like my sort of thing (other than the St Mungo's Harry Potter connection) but was in fact very interesting. This museum houses displays of all the major religions that are practiced in Glasgow and I particularly enjoyed the room which has a series of photos in chronological order of the major celebrations of each religion and other room which featured the major milestones in life, birth, puberty, adulthood ...

The Tree That Never Grew

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999 on Apr 07, 2014

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... The building itself is a work of art, designed by the famous architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh - the Frank Lloyd Wright of Scotland. The tour was about an hour and given by one of the students at the school named Tara. The tour took us all over the school, highlighting the unique architectural features of the building, which were all designed by Mackintosh. Apparently he was a bit of a control freak. Mackintosh, famous for sporing a wicked moustache and designing unique and ...

The rest of the wee Scottish adventure

A travel blog entry by natsully on Nov 29, 2013

... right to the top where we imagined protecting our fortress from any intruders...I could have stayed and played there all day!! Funny story...as I was leaving (I even got to lock the door!!), the ground had become very slippery and muddy, and my grip-less shoes were no match!! Down I went...muddy shoes, jeans, jacket, bag. Too funny!! All was fine...I got up and laughed at my own wet ass. Nothing a few hours in a warm bus can't fix ;) After the castle, we meandered on up through ...

Why didn't someone tell me about Edinburgh?!!!!

A travel blog entry by caeneden on Sep 30, 2013

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... along the motorway, looking out the window, not hurting anyone....and I see green sheep. Hang on. Were those sheep green? Yep. Apparently, the farmer with the land adjacent to the road decided that he could liven up the driving experience of all those Glaswegians doing the daily grind to and from work... So he painted his sheep. Changes the colours regularly... Today, they happened to be green. I think the paint washes off. ( Either that, or there is a huge ...

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This hotel, located in the Merchant City area of Glasgow, is near Sharmanka Gallery and Workshop, Paisley Museum and Art Galleries, Tolbooth Steeple, and City Walks.
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