Things to do in Glasgow
The City of Glasgow
Things to see/do
Glasgow Necropolis & Glasgow Cathedral – free entry to both
Glasgow Mural trail – walking around Glasgow city centre seeing all the street art
Mackintosh Lighthouse (currently closed but may reopen soon) and Mackintosh at the Willow / Tea Rooms – for tea lovers
Pollok Park & the Burrell Collection – Lovely country park located south, ~20 mins train from Central, free entry to both so to walk around and you may spot some Highland cows!
Glasgow Botanical Gardens – free entry and in the West End area
Kelvingrove Museum & Park – free entry and lovely
Restaurants & Cafes
KEMBER & JONES DELI CAFE – Best cinnamon buns ever
Travelling to SSC 23
Venue: Clarice Pears Building, University of Glasgow, 90 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8TB
Travel to the venue within Glasgow
Arrival by train: Glasgow has two main national train stations, Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street. From either station we recommend taking the subway from Buchannan Street to Hillhead. Hillhead subway station is 4-minute walk from the Claire Pears building. Alternatively, it is an approximately 45-minute walk or 15-minute taxi journey from either station.
Arrival by air: Glasgow International Airport is an approximately 15-minute taxi ride or 45-minute journey via public transport (500 Airport Express Bus then subway as above) from the Clarice Pears building.
Arrival by car: There is no car parking available within the University campus. The nearest public pay and display carparks are at Lilybank Gardens (6-minute walk) and Bunhouse Road (8-minute walk).