Glasgow might be Scotland’s largest city, but the sprawling city center is still easy enough to navigate. To help you find your way, here are a few tips for how to get around in Glasgow.
Scotland might be better known for its windswept peaks and rugged coastal cliffs, than its sunny beaches and holiday resorts, but the northern half of the UK is still an idyllic place to spend the summer months. From joining the festivities at the world’s biggest arts festival to island hopping around the coast, these are some of Scotland’s best summer destinations.
It had been a lifelong dream of mine to visit the Isle of Skye in Scotland. So, when I found myself in Inverness, Scotland for a few days, I was so excited to find Viator’s Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness.
From pitching a tent on a secluded cliff top overlooking the ocean to sleeping beneath the stars on a windswept moor, camping in Scotland is full of opportunities to get up close and personal with Mother Nature. Thanks to its long-standing law of public access to the countryside, almost all of the country’s public land is free to be used by hikers, mountain bikers, kayakers, horse riders and campers, providing they follow a few basic rules.
Despite being the capital of the Scottish Highlands, Inverness is more often seen as a pit-stop en-route to exploring the North, but whether you’re undertaking a multi-day tour of the Highlands or visiting on a day trip from Edinburgh, the historic coastal town is a worthwhile destination in its own right.
With over 400 events held at more than 80 of the city’s top venues, Glasgow’s West End Festival is the city’s largest cultural event, held annually since 1995 and drawing crowds from around the world. With an entire month of special events held in Glasgow’s West End, the festival celebrates the start of the summer season and features art exhibitions, music concerts, theater performances and film screenings, along with an array of tours, workshops and family entertainment.