Landmark Visitor's Guide




Around Glasgow

Landmark Visitor's Guide

Additional Information About Greater Glasgow and The Clyde Valley

Places of Interest in Glasgow

Botanic Gardens
730 Great Western Road
Tel 0141 334 2422
Open: Gardens open daily, 7am to dusk.
Kibble Palace open 10am-4.45pm.

Burrell Collection
Pollock Country Park
2060 Pollockshaws Road
Tel 0141 649 7151
Open: All year, weekdays, 10am-5pm.
Wed, 10am-10pm. Sun noon-6pm.

Glasgow Cathedral,
Castle Street
0141 552 6891
Historic Scotland
Tel 0131 668 8800
Open: Apri-Sept, Mon-Sat 9.30am-
6pm. Sun 2-5pm. Oct-Mar, Mon-Sat
9.30am-4pm. Sun 2-4pm.

Glasgow City Chambers
George Square in city centre
Tel 0141 287 2000
Open: Mon to Fri with guided
tours at 10.30am and 2.30pm
or by arrangement.

Glasgow School of Art
167 Renfrew Street
Tel 0141 353 4526
Open: Tours available until the 7th
June, Mon-Fri, 11am and 2pm, and
Sat at 10.30am. Is closed to the public
from the 9th-20th June.

Glasgow Zoo Park
6 miles (10km) south-east of city
centre on M74
Tel 0141 771 1185
Open: June-August daily from
9.30am-6pm. Sept-Feb 9.30am-4pm.
Mar-May 9.30am-5pm.

Haggs Castle
St Andrews Drive
Tel 0141 427 2725
Open: All year, Mon to Sat, 10am-
5pm. Sun, noon-6pm.

Hunterian Art Gallery
University of Glasgow,
82 Hillhead Street
Tel 0141 330 5431
Open: All year, Mon to Sat,
9.30am-5pm and Sun, 2-5pm

Hunterian Museum
University of Glasgow,
University Avenue
Tel 0141 330 4221
Open: All year, Mon-Sat, 9.30am-5pm

Museum of Transport
1 Bunhouse Road
Tel 0141 287 2720
Open: Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm, Sun,

Castle Street
Behind Glasgow Cathedral
Tel 0141 649 0331
Open: All reasonable times.

People's Palace
Glasgow Green
Tel 0141 554 0223
Open: Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm, Sun, 11-

Pollock House
2060 Pollockshaws Road, the A736
on the south side of town.
Tel 0141 649 7151
Open: June-Sept, Mon-Sat 10am-
5pm, Sunday, 11-5pm.

Provand's Lordship
Castle Street opposite the Cathedral
Tel 0141 552 8819
Open: Monday to Saturday, 10am-
5pm, Sundays, 11am-5pm.

Scotland Street School and Museum
of Education
225 Scotland Street
Tel 0141 429 1202
Open: 10am-5pm, Mon to Sat & 2-
5pm on Sun. Closed on public holidays

Tenement House
145 Buccleuch Street, Garnet Hill
Tel 0141 333 0183
Open: March to Oct, daily, 2pm-5pm.

Glasgow Galleries, Theatres &

Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum
Kelvingrove Park, Argyle Street
Tel 0141 287 2699
Open: All year, Monday-Saturday
10am-5pm, Sunday, 11am-5pm

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
2 Sauchiehall Street
Tel 0141 332 6633

Citizens Theatre (Rep)
Gorbals Street
Tel 0141 429 5561/0022

ABC Cinema (Five Screens)
Sauchiehall Street
Tel 0141 332 9513

Theatre Royal
Hope Street
Tel 0141 332 9000

Kings Theatre
Bath Street
Tel 0141 287 5511

MacLellan Galleries
Sauchiehall Street
Tel 0141 331 1854
Open: Monday to Saturday, 10am-
5pm. thursday, 10am-10pm. Sunday

Third Centre Eye
346-354 Sauchiehall Street
Tel 0141 332 7521
Open: Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-
5.30pm. Sunday, 2-5pm.

Useful Information


Glasgow International Airport
Tel 0141 887 1111

Car Hire - Glasgow Airport

Avis Tel 0141 887 2261
Eurodollar Tel 0141 887 7915
Europcar Tel 0141 887 0414
Hertz Tel 0141 887 2451
Other companies can be contacted by
direct telephone lines in the airport.



One Devonshire Gardens***
Off Great Western Road
Tel 0141 339 2001

The Town House Hotel***
4 Nelson Mandella Place
Tel 0141 332 3320

Babbity Bowser**
16 Blackfriars Street
Tel 0141 552 5055

The George Hotel*
235 Buchanan Street
Tel 0141 332 6622

Kirklee Hotel**
11 Kensington Gate
Tel 0141 334 5555.


SYHA Hostel
7 Park Terrace
Tel 0141 332 3004

Baird Hall, Strathclyde University
460 Sauchiehall Street
Tel 0141 332 6415

For more information on Universities'
summer accommodation phone
Stathclyde University (Tel 0141 555
4148) or Glasgow University (Tel
0141 339 8481)


Strathclyde Park, closet to Glasgow.
16 miles (26km) south-east of centre
near Motherwell on M74 getting off
at Junction 6.
Tel 01698 266155

Additional Information

Places of Interest in Greater
Glasgow and Clyde Valley


Biggar Moat Park Heritage Centre
Tel 01899 221050
Open: Monday to Saturday, 10am to
5pm, Sunday, 2-5pm. Off season, call
at the office at rear.

Biggar Gasworks Museum
Gasworks Road near the War
Memorial in Biggar
Tel 01899 221070
Open: June-Sept, Mon-Sun, 2-5pm

Gladstone Court Museum
Biggar Museum Trust,
A702, North Back Road, Biggar
Tel 01899 221573
Open: April to October daily, 10am-
12.30pm, 2-5pm. Sundays, 2-5pm.

Greenhill Covenanters House
On the 702 in Biggar, 26 miles
(42km) from Edinburgh
Tel 01899 221572
Open: May to Oct, daily, 2-5pm.

Blantyre on the A724
David Livingstone National Memorial
Tel 01698 823140
Open: March-Nov, Mon-Sat 10am-
6pm. Sunday, 12.30-6pm.


Summeriee Heritage Park
Heritage Way
Tel 01236 431261
Open: Daily, 10am to 5pm

The Time Capsule
Buchanan St, Monklands
Tel 01236 449572
Open: Daily, 10am-10pm.


MacLean Museum and Art Gallery
15 Kelly Street
Tel 01475 723741
Open: All year, Mon to Sat, 10am-


New Lanark Conservation Trust
New Lanark Mills
Tel 01555 661345
Open: 11am-5pm, daily.

Falls of Clyde Nature Reserve
Tel 01555 665262
Open: Nature Reserve all year. Visitor
Centre, Apr-Sept, Mon-Fri 11am-5pm,

Sat-Sun 1pm-5pm. Oct-Mar, weekends
only 1pm-5pm.


Coats Observatory
Oakshaw Street, Paisley
Tel 0141 889 2013
Open: Mon, Tues and Thurs, 2-8pm,
Wed, Fri and Sat, 10am-5pm.

Paisley Abbey
Abbey Close, in town centre, 7 miles
(11km) west of Glasgow
Tel 0141 889 7654
Open: All year except for hours of
worship, Mon to Sat, 10am-3.30pm.

Paisley Museum and Art Gallery
High Street,
Tel 0141 889 3151
Open: All year, Mon to Sat, 10am-5pm.

Port Glasgow

Newark Castle
See from A8 to north on east side of
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8800
Open: April to Sept, Mon to Sat,
9.30am-7pm. Sun, 2-7pm. Oct to
March, Mon to Sat, 9.30am-4pm,
Sun, 2-4pm.


Bothwell Castle
Near Uddingston on A74 7 miles
(11km) south-east of Glasgow
Tel 01698 268941
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8800
Open: April to Sept, Mon to Sat,
9.30am-7pm. Sun 2-7pm.
Closed through the winter



Mrs M Stott B&B*
Tel 01899 220033/221221

East Kilbride

West Point Hotel**
Tel 01355 236300


Avonbridge Hotel*
Carlisle Road
Tel 01698 420525


Clydesdale Hotel*
15 Bloomgate
Tel 01555 663455


Strathaven Hotel**
Hamilton Road
Tel 01357521778

Thursday, December 26th, 2019

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