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Travel Blogs from Glasgow
... flight trivia and a viewing of Pitch Perfect 2. We then dozed for a couple hours before our arrival at Heathrow on Tuesday morning. Again, we had access to the British Airways Lounge, which was stocked with breakfast and a ridiculous spread of drinks. Despite being tempted by wine (me) and bloody mary fixings (Bobbi), we still had a long day ahead of us, so we restricted ourselves to coffee and juice. Soon enough it was time to ...
... toilet, I was naturally reluctant to stop. It seemed that every tractor in Scotland was out on the roads of Dumfries and Galloway.
This gave me the opportunity to have some fantastic vies of the Solway Firth. It seemed to take an age to get to Gretna Green and the English border.
However, it only truly felt like my adventure had come to an end at Junction 38 of the M6, a place I was so familiar with over the years.
... of the castle and visited the Great Hall, Chapel Royal, the Kitchens and numerous displays of what life in the castle would have been like. Mel Gibson was mentioned on several ocassions during the tour as his movie Braveheart told the story of the Scottish War of Independence which took place just below the castle walls. After the castle we went to visit the William Wallace Monument on top of a hill about 2km from the castle.
It was then time to return ...
... to resort to buying scarves before doing any exploring. Our first task in Glasgow was to collect our train tickets then it was on to the Gallery of Modern Art. The GOMA was a bit disappointing with not too much of any interest on display but at least it was warm and dry. Following our exploration we found a nice old building modernised with lots of restaurants and bars so naturally we ...
... was different compared to the warm climates of Spain, Croatia, Cyprus and that sunny summer day in Hoeffen en der Enz. I didn't mind the cold, damp dreary change. I had spent well over 40 years in Seattle, U.S.A. and was used to this weather. Ms. Southern California girl was not, but we had a very good heater in our flat. Daylight was short with the sun going ...
Other places to stay in Glasgow
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $104
- Great Value and Location
- Fantastic Location
- Very Poor
500 Argyle Street, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $498
- Needs refurbishing
- A relief
- Fantastic Stay at the Glasgow Marriott
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $135
- Rude service - if any
- Crisps and tissues under the bed and chairs
- Perfect weekend!
Abbotsinch, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $106
- Won't stay here again
- Excellent airport location
- Dreadful airport hotel
36 Cambridge Street, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $50
- Fantastic Time
- Fantastic stay
- Great Hotel, Rooms are a Normal Size, Good Rates
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $161
- Fresh Modern Hotel
- Wonderful hotel in the heart of glasgow
- SAS - Such A Shame
City Centre, Glasgow | 5 star hotelfrom $170
- The best hotel in Scotland
- Hair Today
- Entrance Anyone?
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Loved Glasgow
- Just as good 2nd time around
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Have to agree...where are the four stars....???
- Where are your four stars???
- Very good
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Good Central Hotel
- Just book it!
- Decent hotel on the edge of downtown
181 Pitt Street, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $174
- Disappointed -- did the people stay different place ?
- Could'nt be more helpful
- Tip top!
Anderston, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $102
165 West Nile Street, Glasgow | 2 star hotelfrom $75
Jordanhill, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $104
- Unfair reviews
- A real case of inner beauty!
- Nice rooms but...
Cowcaddens, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $128
- What a disppointment!
- Great all round hotel
Maxwell Park, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $74
- Try this!
- Modern and clean
517 Paisley Road West, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $182
- Good Service, Hotel Bit Past Its Best Though
- Don't go!
- Slightly aging.....
Merchant City, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $120
- Nothing wrong bar the price
- Great location
- Could not get away fast enough
Hutchesontown, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Average hotel, average quality
- Not bad for the money
- Good Value
1-19 Albion St, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $64
- An excellent choice
- Nice facility but lots of street noise
City Centre, Glasgow | 2 star hotelfrom $78
- Total let down
- Pay the extra money and go to a nice hotel!
- Dont stay here!!
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $110
- Not That Bad
- Unfortunetly all reviews are correct
Anderston, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- About the Corus, I join the chorus
- Clean & comfortable, near train station
- Loved the room,and check in Staff
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $114
- Some things to improve upon
- Not bad but could be better
Anderston, Glasgow | 2 star hotelfrom $76
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $157
- Chilled Out
- Looking Dated