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Leaflets for Activities/Places in Glasgow
Various information leaflets about tourist destinations and activities in Glasgow and the surrounding area (Adobe PDF files).

Leaflets for Activities/Places in the Rest of Scotland
Various information leaflets about tourist destinations and activities in Scotland outwith the Glasgow area (Adobe PDF files).

The Glasgow History Timeline
Find out about all the significant events in Glasgow's famous history: from before there even was a city of Glasgow right up to the 21st century.
The Glasgow Guide FAQ
Tourist information questions about Glasgow: quick-and-simple answers. If you have a suggestion for a question to be included here please use the feedback form.
City-wide Travel Information
Getting around the City of Glasgow and beyond by: Bus / Underground / Rail / Taxi / Car / Bicycle / Foot.
General Tips For Travellers to Glasgow 1
Opening Hours / Dress Code / Local Cuisine / Drinking Habits / Costs / Currency / Exchange Information / Credit Card Information / Tipping.
General Tips For Travellers to Glasgow 2
Passports and Visas / Health Information / Safety / Making a Telephone Call / Best Time to Go / Local Climate / Clothes to Pack / Medical Care / Domestic Electricity Supply / Photography.
Glasgow Airports

    Glasgow International Airport
    Glasgow International Airport (sometimes referred to as Glasgow Abbotsinch International Airport), located 13 km (8 miles) west of Glasgow, near the towns of Paisley and Renfrew, is the largest international airport in Scotland, and number five in the UK. Its IATA Airport Code is GLA, while its ICAO airport code is EGPF.

    Glasgow Prestwick International Airport
    Glasgow Prestwick International Airport (IATA: PIK, ICAO: EGPK) is a facility situated north of the town of Prestwick in Ayrshire, Scotland. Although officially called Glasgow Prestwick International Airport because Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, is only 46 km (29 miles) North-East of the airport, most people, particularly locals, refer to it simply as Prestwick Airport.

Glasgow Bus Service Numbers (First Glasgow)
The following tables show the bus service numbers which go through Glasgow City Centre and on to the following destinations outwith the city centre. 
Glasgow: Key Facts
A table of key facts about Glasgow: from the average yearly sunshine and rainfall levels to the number of libraries in the city.
Glasgow: Population and Size
A historical timeline showing the changes in the population and area of Glasgow from 1300 to the present day.
Tracing Your Ancestors in Scotland
An overview the resources available in Glasgow and Scotland for tracking down your ancestors, provided courtesy of Glasgow City Archives.
The History of Glasgow Street Names (6 pages) 
A detailed and interesting account of the stories behind some Glasgow street names - from an old book on the subject.
Glasgow Street Names That Changed (3 pages) 
Information based on the 1937/38 Post Office Directory which detailed a long list of streets whose names had been changed as Glasgow developed. This is a good resource for helping trace your ancestors.
Glasgow History: Beginning to 15th Century
An overview of the early history of the city of Glasgow and how the legend of St Kentigern is described on Glasgow's coat of arms.
Famous Glasgow: William Wallace
A timeline of the history of a national hero, William Wallace. Wallace fought in in the city, had has his most important supporter here and, tragically, was captured in what is now Glasgow.
Distances from Glasgow to other UK Cities  UPDATED AND CORRECTED
A table show the distance in kilometres and miles between Glasgow and other principal towns and cities in the United Kingdom.
Useful Glasgow Addresses (Various)
Some useful addresses, including: Tourism / Help & Advice / Emergency / Citizen & Customer Advice / Newspapers.
Useful Glasgow Addresses (Business)
Some useful business-related Glasgow addresses: from the local development agencies to the city's chamber of commerce.
Useful Glasgow Addresses (Sports Centres and Swimming Pools)
Some useful addresses for Glasgow's sports centres and swimming pools.
Useful Glasgow Addresses (Golf Courses and Parks)
Some useful addresses for Glasgow's golf courses and parks.
Regional Scottish Tourist Boards
Address, Telephone and Fax details of all Scotland's Regional Tourist Boards from Orkney in the north to the borders to the south.
Worldwide Offices of The British Tourist Authority
A list of BTA offices across the world where you should be able to get further information about Glasgow, Scotland and the United Kingdom.
Consulates and Vice-Consulates in Glasgow and Edinburgh
A list of offices of countries with consulates and vice-consulates in Glasgow and Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh.
Glasgow Links (Self-Registered)
A directory of externally submitted links relating to Glasgow. Glasgow Guide does not have any input to these sites.
Scottish Community Links 
A list of  links to other websites devoted to villages, towns and cities in Scotland.

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