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Paisley Abbey
PA1 1JG
0141 889 7654
Name
Paisley Abbey
Address
Abbey Close,
Town
Paisley
Postcode
PA1 1JG
Telephone
0141 889 7654
Fax
0141 887 3929
Website
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Founded in 1163 as a Cluniac Monastery, Paisley Abbey retains its medieval nave with transepts and choir restored in 19th and 20th Centuries. It has Royal Tombs, fine woodcarving and beautiful 19th and 20th century Stained Glass Windows. Visitors can also view the sacristy exhibition and visit the abbey gift and coffee shop.
Paisley Museum and Art Galleries
PA1 2BA
0141 889 3151
Name
Paisley Museum and Art Galleries
Address
High Street,
Town
Paisley
Postcode
PA1 2BA
Telephone
0141 889 3151
Fax
0141 889 9240
Website
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Home of the world's largest collection of Paisley Shawls, a selection of which are always on display. Art Galleries show 19th Century Scottish paintings and studio ceramics. Also displays on local and natural history. Museum shop has wide range of Paisley Pattern products and exclusive gifts. A-listed historic 1871 building.
Palacerigg Country Park
G67 3HU
01236 720 047
Name
Palacerigg Country Park
Address
Palacerigg Road,
Town
Cumbernauld
Postcode
G67 3HU
Telephone
01236 720 047
Fax
01236 458 271
Website
Attractions Website
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300 hectare Country Park with Scottish and European wildlife collection, visitor centre, play area and nature trails. Palacerigg is home to many wild animals including fox, badger and Roe Deer. Visitors can also see Red, Sika and Fallow Deer, Reindeer, Highland and White Park Cattle. Park open dawn to dusk.
People's Palace and Winter Gardens
G40 1AT
0141 271 2951
Name
People's Palace and Winter Gardens
Address
Glasgow Green,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G40 1AT
Telephone
0141 271 2951
Fax
0141 271 2960
Website
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The story of Glasgow and its impact on the world from 1750 to the present day. Refurbished galleries with displays that bring to life the city's past and its people. The Winter Gardens boasts a cafe amidst the exotic tropical plants.
Peel Park
G66 1AB
0141 578 0144
Name
Peel Park
Address
Town Centre,
Town
Kirkintilloch
Postcode
G66 1AB
Telephone
0141 578 0144
Fax
0141 578 0140
 
Peel Park was opened to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria. It stands on a beautiful and prominent site in Kirkintilloch. The park boasts a fully refurbished Victorian bandstand. The Romans chose to build a fort and the Antonine Wall through the site because of its strategic position and stunning views across the Campsies.
Pollok Country Park
G43 1AT
0141 632 9299
Name
Pollok Country Park
Address
2060 Pollokshaws Road,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G43 1AT
Telephone
0141 632 9299
Fax
0141 649 2477
Website
Attractions Website
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The gardens are a creation of the late Sir John Stirling Maxwell. Rhododendrons, magnolias, prunus, azaleas, Japanese maples and magnificent woodland and shrubbery. This 361 acre park is home to both The Burrell Collection and Pollok House and offers many outdoor sporting facilities. A fold of Highland Cattle is also based in the park.
Pollok House
G43 1AT
0141 616 6410
Name
Pollok House
Address
Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G43 1AT
Telephone
0141 616 6410
Fax
0141 616 6521
Website
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Pollok House, the ancestral home of the Maxwells, is an elegant country house situated in the tranquil surroundings of Pollok Country Park. The well-proportioned rooms are decorated with 18th century plasterwork, fine furniture and, not least, the Stirling Maxwell art collection. The latter includes works by El Greco, Goya and William Blake.
Project Ability
G1 1LH
0141 552 2822
Name
Project Ability
Address
Centre for Developmental Arts/Trongate Studios, 18 Albion Street
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G1 1LH
Telephone
0141 552 2822
Fax
0141 552 3490
Email
Project Ability supports people of all ages and abilities to take part in the visual arts through our development workshop programmes. Our accessible city centre arts space has two galleries and artists studios exhibiting and selling original, affordable artworks. All welcome!
Provand's Lordship
G4 0RB
0141 553 2557
Name
Provand's Lordship
Address
3 Castle Street,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G4 0RB
Telephone
0141 553 2557
Fax
0141 552 4744
Website
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Provand's Lordship is the oldest house in Glasgow dating from 1471. It features period furniture and has a specially created medieval theme garden in its grounds.
Queens Park
G42 9QL
0141 287 5108
Name
Queens Park
Address
520 Langside Road, Queens Park
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G42 9QL
Telephone
0141 287 5108
Website
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A formal park designed by Sir Joseph paxton with sporting facilities, a pond, allotments and gardens open to the public. There is a major visitor centre open to the public at the recently refurbished glasshouses.
Rangers Football Club
G51 2XD
0870 600 1972
Name
Rangers Football Club
Address
Ibrox Stadium, 150 Edmiston Drive
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G51 2XD
Telephone
0870 600 1972
Fax
0870 600 1978
Website
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Scottish Premier League football club. UEFA 5 star rated stadium.
Renfrew Community Museum
PA4 8QA
0141 886 3149
Name
Renfrew Community Museum
Address
41 Canal Street,
Town
Renfrew
Postcode
PA4 8QA
Telephone
0141 886 3149
Fax
0141 886 2300
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This museum was opened for the Renfrew 600 celebrations in 1997 in the former Brown Institute Building, when Renfrew celebrated 600 years of Royal Burgh status. Displays of local history.
The Royal Highland Fusiliers Museum
G2 3LW
0141 332 0961
Name
The Royal Highland Fusiliers Museum
Address
518 Sauchiehall Street,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G2 3LW
Telephone
0141 332 0961
Fax
0141 353 1493
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The museum traces the history of the Royal Highland Fusiliers for a period of three hundred and fifty years with the help of silver pictures, weapons, uniforms library and numerous millitary exhibits. This includes its long affiliation with the City of Glasgow and Ayrshire.
St Andrew's in the Square
G1 5PP
0141 559 5902
Name
St Andrew's in the Square
Address
1 St Andrew's Square,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G1 5PP
Telephone
0141 559 5902
Fax
0141 559 5370/548 6029
Website
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Beautiful 18th century church recently restored and considered an architectural gem by visitors to Glasgow. It has reopened as a performance space and centre for Scottish music upstairs and an amazing auditorium available for concerts, weddings, ceilidhs and conferences downstairs. A warm intimate café serving contemporary Scottish food. Frequent live music events.
St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and...
G4 0RH
0141 553 2557
Name
St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art
Address
2 Castle Street,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G4 0RH
Telephone
0141 553 2557
Fax
0141 552 4744
Website
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Offers an insight into religious faiths throughout the world with a variety of religious artefacts and paintings including Salvador Dali's Christ of St John of the Cross.
Scotland Street School Museum
G5 8QB
0141 287 0500
Name
Scotland Street School Museum
Address
225 Scotland Street,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G5 8QB
Telephone
0141 287 0500
Fax
0141 287 0515
Website
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A magnificent Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed building originally opened in 1906, it is now a museum of education with displays about the architect and the history of Scotland Street School. Historic classrooms and an Edwardian cookery room give visitors the chance to experience school days of former times. A varied programme of temporary exhibitions and regular children’s activities are also provided.
Scottish Football Museum - Hampden
G42 9BA
0141 616 6139
Name
Scottish Football Museum - Hampden
Address
Hampden Park,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G42 9BA
Telephone
0141 616 6139
Fax
0141 616 6101
Website
Attractions Website
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A goal-den day out for all the family - Hampden Park, Scotland’s National Stadium and the Home of Scottish Football. As well as the Scottish Football Musuem why not also take the Hampden Stadium Tour. The Museum also has a gift shop and cafe.
Sharmanka Kinetic Gallery & Theatre
G1 5HD
0141 552 7080
Name
Sharmanka Kinetic Gallery & Theatre
Address
2nd Floor, 14 King Street (main entrance)
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G1 5HD
Telephone
0141 552 7080
Fax
0141 552 7080
Website
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The amazing theatre of Eduard Bersudsky's mechanical sculptures. Hundreds of tiny carved figures and pieces of old scrap perform an incredible Heath-Robinson-meets-Hieronymous-Bosch choreography to haunting music and synchronised lighting, telling the funny and tragic stories of the human spirit struggling against the relentless circles of life and death.
Strathclyde Area Genealogy Centre
G3 6BE
0141 287 8364
Name
Strathclyde Area Genealogy Centre
Address
22 Park Circus,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G3 6BE
Telephone
0141 287 8364
Fax
0141 287 8357
Website
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Each person is allocated a microfiche film reader for their exclusive use and will share access to the National Index Link in Edinburgh.
Strathclyde Country Park
ML1 3ED
01698 40 20 60
Name
Strathclyde Country Park
Address
366 Hamilton Road,
Town
Motherwell
Postcode
ML1 3ED
Telephone
01698 40 20 60
Fax
01698 252 925
Website
Attractions Website
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Scotland's most popular country park features 1,100 acres of mixed parkland & woodlands set in the Clyde Valley. The park contains a variety of recreation facilities including watersports on Strathclyde Loch, woodland trails & countryside walks.
Summerlee Heritage Park
ML5 1QD
01236 431 261
Name
Summerlee Heritage Park
Address
Heritage Way,
Town
Coatbridge
Postcode
ML5 1QD
Telephone
01236 431 261
Fax
01236 440 429
Website
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Summerlee Heritage Park's 22 acres are based around the site of the 19th Century Summerlee Ironworks. Main features are: Scotland's only electric tramway, a huge exhibition hall with working machinery and period room settings, re-created mine and miners cottages, exhibition gallery and shop. Great new playpark for tots to teens.
The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour
G3 8QQ
0141 620 4127
Name
The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour
Address
100 Stobcross Road,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G3 8QQ
Telephone
0141 620 4127
Fax
0141 222 2536
Website
Attractions Website
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The Tall Ship at Glasgow Harbour is open all year and offers the chance to explore one of the last remaining Clydebuilt sailing ships, the s.v. Glenlee (1896). Exhibitions, events, activities for children, a nautical souvenir shop and café are all on offer.
The Tenement House
G3 6QN
0141 333 0183
Name
The Tenement House
Address
145 Buccleuch Street, Garnethill
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G3 6QN
Telephone
0141 333 0183
Fax
0141 332 9368
Website
Attractions Website
Email
tenementhouse.nts.org.uk
 
Glasgow, more than any other Scottish City, is associated with tenements. This fine late Victorian flat presents a fascinating picture of domestic life at the beginning of the 20th century.
Tollcross Park
G32 7AX
0141 778 4395
Name
Tollcross Park
Address
254B Wellshot Road,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G32 7AX
Telephone
0141 778 4395
Fax
0141 763 1876
 
Tollcross Park has undergone a dramatic transformation involving refurbishment of the courtyard, a new visitor's centre, restoration of the winter gardens with a new cafe, a bandstand and international rose gardens. The children's farm and 300 events each year contribute to a quality park experience.
Trades Hall of Glasgow
G1 1UH
0870 403 5194
Name
Trades Hall of Glasgow
Address
85 Glassford Street,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G1 1UH
Telephone
0870 403 5194
Fax
0141 552 5053
Website
Attractions Website
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Discover one of the most historic buildings in Glasgow. Explore this Robert Adam building, admire its architectural splendour then learn about Glasgow’s rise from a tiny mediaeval village to a thriving cosmopolitan city.
University of Glasgow Visitor Centre
G12 8QQ
0141 330 5511
Name
University of Glasgow Visitor Centre
Address
University Avenue,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G12 8QQ
Telephone
0141 330 5511
Fax
0141 330 5225
Website
Attractions Website
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The University of Glasgow's award winning Visitor Centre presents an overview of the rich diversity of university life, activities, organisation and history. It sets the scene for a visit to the campus with user friendly, interactive computer displays, publications, models, camera obscura, coffee lounge, quality gifts and souvenirs, and tours of historic campus buildings.
Victoria Park & Fossil Grove
G14 9NN
0141 959 2391
Name
Victoria Park & Fossil Grove
Address
Victoria Park Drive North,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G14 9NN
Telephone
0141 959 2391
Fax
0141 959 2391
Website
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This park boasts a range of formal floral displays, carpet bedding and hollies. There is also a pond, children's play areas, bowling, tennis and other sporting facilities as well as the Fossil Grove with its 330 million year old tree stumps.
Viewpark Gardens
G71 6NA
01698 818 269
Name
Viewpark Gardens
Address
New Edinburgh Road, Viewpark
Town
Uddingston
Postcode
G71 6NA
Telephone
01698 818 269
Fax
01698 818 269
Website
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Horticultural centre with Glasshouse and Garden Displays. Features include Japanese & Highland gardens; plant collections; Conifers, Heathers, Ferns & Azaleas. For indoor plant enthusiasts we offer an extensive range of Tropical; sub-Tropical; Cacti & succulent plants. The Glasshouse also includes Water features with fish collection. Guided tours by prior arrangement.
Waverley Excursions Ltd
G3 8HA
0845 130 4647
Name
Waverley Excursions Ltd
Address
Anderston Quay,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G3 8HA
Telephone
0845 130 4647
Fax
0141 248 2150
Website
Attractions Website
Email
sharon@waverleyexcursions.co.uk
 
Waverley, the only sea-going paddle steamer in the world, was built in Glasgow by A&J Inglis in 1947 for the LNER and has enchanted the millions of passengers who have been welcomed aboard for a day, afternoon or evening cruise from the heart of Glasgow ever since.
Weaver's Cottage
PA10 2JG
01505 705 588
Name
Weaver's Cottage
Address
The Cross, Shuttle Street, Kilbarchan
Town
Johnstone
Postcode
PA10 2JG
Telephone
01505 705 588
Website
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An 18th century weaver’s cottage with period furniture and original looms. Weaving demonstrations most Sat, Mon & Tue. Other events please check for details. Pretty cottage garden, attractive conservation village, video programme, and foreign language literature is available.
Weaver's Cottage Museum
ML6 0BN
01236 747712
Name
Weaver's Cottage Museum
Address
23-25 Wellwynd,
Town
Airdrie
Postcode
ML6 0BN
Telephone
01236 747712
 
For more than 150 years before the Industrial Revolution transformed the Monklands, Airdrie found its niche in the world as a prosperous weaving town. This period in Monkland`s history has provided the inspiration for the Weaver`s Cottage Museum.
Weaver's Cottage Museum
ML6 0BN
01236 747712
Name
Weaver's Cottage Museum
Address
23-25 Wellwynd,
Town
Airdrie
Postcode
ML6 0BN
Telephone
01236 747712
 
For more than 150 years before the Industrial Revolution transformed the Monklands, Airdrie found its niche in the world as a prosperous weaving town. This period in Monkland`s history has provided the inspiration for the Weaver`s Cottage Museum.
The Willow Tearooms (Sauchiehall Street)
G2 3EX
0141 332 0521
Name
The Willow Tearooms (Sauchiehall Street)
Address
217 Sauchiehall Street,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G2 3EX
Telephone
0141 332 0521
Fax
0141 579 1599
Website
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The original Mackintosh Tea Room with recreations of the room de luxe and gallery. Both interiors feature many original fittings, from the leaded mirrors and windows of the room de luxe to balcony and fireplace on the gallery. Enjoy breakfast, light meals, coffee or tea from a range of 29 loose leaf varieties.

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