Free Things To Do In Glasgow

The popular Scottish city of Glasgow is a cultural hub full of remarkable things to see and do, not just in Scotland itself, but in the whole of the United Kingdom.

You’ll find that it’s home to incredible paid attractions such as the Scottish Opera and Ballet, as well as free activities and points of interest such as Glasgow Cathedral and Kelvingrove Park.

In the guide below, you’ll find a list of the top paid attractions in Glasgow as well as the 10 best free attractions in Glasgow; there’s sure to be something that the whole family can enjoy!

Free Attractions in Glasgow

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Botanic Gardens

The Glasgow Botanic Gardens are a beautiful oasis within the city and are without a doubt one of the best free attractions to see while visiting Glasgow.

You can enjoy a nice leisurely walk from the city centre to the Botanic Gardens where you’ll be greeted by intrinsically designed flower beds and themed gardens.

It’s a place that can entertain the whole family as kids can spend time running around on the vast,...

Visite guidée du Celtic Park Stadium

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  • A guided tour around the Celtic Park Stadium.
  • Fans get a chance to visit home stadium of one of the greatest football club teams of the world- the Celtic Football Club.
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Glasgow Cathedral

Dating all the way back to the 13th Century, Glasgow Cathedral is a poignant structure in the Glasgow skyline.

It’s renowned for its beautiful stained-glass windows and impressive interiors that tower above you once inside.

Even if you’re not particularly religious, you won’t be able to resist a visit to Glasgow Cathedral; it’s easily one of the most beautiful places in the city and one of the...

Forfait visite et dîner au Celtic Park

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  • Imprégnez-vous de l'histoire, vivez la passion et découvrez le Celtic Park comme jamais auparavant grâce à une visite guidée de 60 minutes. Marchez dans les pas des légendes depuis les vestiaires et dans le tunnel et installez-vous dans l'abri pour profiter de l'ambiance au bord more

If you’re a big fan of art and you want to visit the most popular art gallery in Scotland, make sure you have the Gallery of Modern Art listed on your things to do in Glasgow.

Located in the Royal Exchange Square, you’ll find a vast range of contemporary art works inside the beautiful building, as well as many statues and sculptures too.

It’s a great way to spend an afternoon of soaking up some truly...

The Clyde Ride (Fast Boat Trip Glasgow)

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  • See the sights and get the rush on our most popular fast boat ride!
    Perfect for everyone to view Scotland’s most vibrant and exciting city along the iconic River Clyde. See some of Glasgow’s famous landmarks including the Titan Crane, Clyde Arc, more

George Square

Situated right in the heart of the city, George Square deserves a place on this list of the best free attractions in Glasgow thanks to its rich history and beautiful architecture.

Surrounding the square, you’ll find statues of famous Scottish figures throughout time such as Sir Walter Scott, Robert Burns and James Watt, as well as one of only three statues of women in Glasgow; Queen Victoria.

It’s not the most...

Orkney, Ullapool & The Northern Highlands - 5 Day Tour from Glasgow

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  • This 5 day Orkney tour takes in the best Scotland has to offer. Experience the Orkney Islands, spend overnight in Ullapool, part of the North Coast 500, and see wildlife, lochs, castles more

University of Glasgow

Harry Potter fans and film geeks are sure to love a little wander around the University of Glasgow as it’s the home of some of the filming locations of Hogwarts in the Harry Potter film franchise!

Even if you’ve never watched the films, the University of Glasgow is still a remarkably beautiful complex and definitely one of the best free attractions in the city.

You can spend an entire afternoon wandering around the...

Speyside Whisky Tour - Trois distilleries incluses - Privé - Avis 5 étoiles

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  • This is the best Speyside tour and also offers extensive data to guests.
  • A unique experience about Scotland which shows you all that you need in a short time and still allows guests to enjoy other activities of the day.
  • A visit to 3 Speyside distilleries - all in just one day!
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Kelvingrove Park

Just a short walk from the city centre and practically just around the corner from the University of Glasgow, Kelvingrove Park sits patiently awaiting families of all ages to come and have fun within its grounds!

You can enjoy a relaxing walk alongside the River Kelvin or hire a bicycle and slowly make your way around on the trails throughout the park. Make sure to take the kids to the play area where they can spend hours frolicking on...

Trouvez un Glen caché dans les bois d'Écosse

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  • A journey to a beautiful Glen situated in scotland woods
  • Tourists gets a chance to witness breathtaking beauties of nature
  • Tourists can a chance to witness the actual site which was used for shooting the movie outlander
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Trouvez un Glen caché dans les bois d'Écosse

clock Duration: 3 heures
  • A journey to a beautiful Glen situated in scotland woods
  • Tourists gets a chance to witness breathtaking beauties of nature
  • Tourists can a chance to witness the actual site which was used for shooting the movie outlander
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Circuit touristique en bus à arrêts multiples à Glasgow

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  • Tourists can explore the cosmopolitan city of Glasgow on bus.
  • There are various places of interest and tourist attractions in Glasgow- ensured to capture the attention of all types of tourists.
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Visite en petit groupe à la découverte du château de Culzean, du pays de Robert Burns et de la côte d'Ayrshire au départ de Glasgow

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  • The guided one day trip will have tourists visiting through the the countryside Ayrshire coast- the birthplace of famed poet Robert Burns.
  • Tourists will also travel through Culzean Country Park and the Whitelee Windfarm.
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Excursion d'une journée Outlander Adventure au départ de Glasgow avec entrées

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  • A guided walking tour through Glasgow City Centre.
  • The travellers get to learn about the history and culture of Glasgow.
  • The travellers will get the opportunity to learn about the development of the city of Glasgow, from the starting point to where it is now.
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Outlander Day Tour from Glasgow or Edinburgh

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  • A guided sightseeing tour of the Scottish Highlands.
  • The travellers will learn about the Scottish Highland Culture and Jacobite Uprising in the year 1745.
  • This tour will help the travellers to improve their knowledge on the history, culture, and customs of the Scottish Highlands.
  • This tour is amazing for those who
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Excursion incontournable privée d'une demi-journée à Glasgow

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  • The 5 hour private walking tour covers all the major tourist attractions and places of historical interest in the city of Glasgow
  • Tourists get to learn all about the culture and history of Glasgow while travelling, along with a local friendly guide.
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Visite privée de Glasgow de 3 heures

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  • It is a shorter version of our most popular walking tour of Glasgow.
  • tourists gets a chance to have a sneak peak about the history of this place
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