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Price and Availability Index Glasgow
Vacation Rental Price Information in Glasgow
This graph displays the average prices for the next six months in Glasgow. $149 is the highest price average in the next six months. You can find some of the best deals during a week of May (5/4 - 5/11). It is the cheapest week of the next 6 months.
Rental Availability Information in Glasgow
Check out the graph above to find out how many accommodations are available in Glasgow(in %). It is in March that you will find the week with the least available rentals (3/23 - 3/30). People tend to travel less to Glasgow during a week in October (10/6 - 10/13) when only 15% of the rentals are booked.
The weather in Glasgow
Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your vacation. July is the warmest month in Glasgow with average maximum temperatures of 66°. However, temperatures can go lower than 33° in Glasgow in February. The rainiest month is December while the driest month is September.
Choose Glasgow Vacation Rental Properties for a Fun-Filled City Break
“People Make Glasgow” is phrase you’ll see everywhere on your trip, and it sums up perfectly what you can expect from a Glasgow vacation. The city has a well-deserved reputation for being one of the UK’s friendliest cities, and whether your interests are cultural, athletic, shopping or food-related, Glasgow has a lot to offer.
Arriving in Glasgow
Glasgow is served by a local airport with regular flights from Europe and North America. Driving from the airport into the city will take 20 minutes, or hop on one of the frequent shuttle buses outside the terminal. By train, Glasgow is less than five hours from London, and is linked to the rest of the UK motorway network for easy arrival by car. The M8 motorway runs right through the heart of the city, making travel from your Glasgow vacation home around the city very straightforward. The city has both an underground and overground rail network, and along with the efficient bus services, wherever your Glasgow vacation rental is located, you will be within easy reach of the city's attractions.
Glasgow is a compact city, so vacation rentals in the Glasgow city center are always close to major attractions. Start in George Square and explore on foot, taking in the shopping thoroughfare of Buchanan Street, the famous Mackintosh School of Art, the river Clyde and the elegant buildings of the Merchant City, a throwback to Glasgow’s past as a major port city. Or take a stroll along the river back to Glasgow's shipbuilding past and see the enormous Finnieston crane, before a visit to one of the city's many parks such as Glasgow Green or the Botanic Gardens.
Art and culture
On top of many visitors’ lists is the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery in the West End, which is home to world-class artwork and artefacts which tell the story of Glasgow’s industrial past. Visit at lunchtime to hear free organ recitals in the main hall. If modern art is more your thing, visit the Museum Of Modern Art in Royal Exchange Square. Glasgow's theaters and concert halls have a wide program of performances right through the year. Although a little out of town on the south side of the city, the Glasgow Museums Resource Center stores all those items which cannot be displayed, and runs regular guided tours and workshops, as well as interactive events for families every weekend. Booking in advance is essential, and you will need a car to get there from most Glasgow vacation rentals.
Activities with children
Don’t miss the superb Riverside Museum and Tall Ship, which have been designed especially with kids in mind and provide great fun for a family vacation. The Botanic Gardens or Kelvingrove Park have lots of space for running and rental off steam, whatever the weather. The Science Center beside the river offers hands-on science experiments and shows for children of all ages. Glasgow's museums always put on special workshops, events and exhibitions during the school vacations, and as these are mostly offered on a drop-in basis, there is no need to book in advance.
Glasgow has a vibrant nightlife scene, with theaters, concert venues and restaurants all in the city center. Catch a pop concert at the Hydro, a classical recital at the Concert Hall, stand-up comedy in a local pub or have a meal in one of the city’s many restaurants close to your Glasgow vacation home. Friday and Saturday are the biggest nights for clubbing and going out, but midweek clubs are attracting increasing numbers by offering special drinks promotions or reduced entry charges.
Excursion destinations in the area
Edinburgh is just an hour away from Glasgow by road or train is , making it perfect for a day away from your Glasgow vacation apartment. Alternatively, why not go down the coast to Largs or Ayr? Loch Lomond is 30 minutes north of Glasgow and has stunning scenery and walks for more energetic visitors. A little further afield is Aberfoyle, gateway to the Highlands or to Perth, the ancient capital of Scotland. Glasgow is very well-connected to the rest of Scotland and the UK, which makes taking excursions from Glasgow vacation rentals very straightforward. Scotland offers so much to see and do that it's important to do your research before leaving home - you just won't have time to see everything there is available.
Sights and attractions close to Glasgow, Scotland's friendly city
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
One of Scotland's most visited museums, the Kelvingrove, is home to an important collection of works by artists such as Dali and Rembrandt. Don't miss the organ recitals in the main entrance hall.
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel
Designed by architect Zaha Hadid, Glasgow's family-friendly Riverside Museum is an interactive journey through Glasgow's transport history, from shipbuilding to trams, bicycles and even modern cars.
Glasgow's best shopping is found along Buchanan Street, also known as "The Style Mile". Here visitors can find high end chain stores, restaurants and bars.
Glasgow's medieval cathedral offers stunning architecture, regular church services and recitals. For a deeper understanding of world religions, visit the adjoining Museum of Religious Life.
Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace
Glasgow's Botanic Gardens are 200 years old, and the large Kibble Palace glasshouse is home to tropical plants from all over the planet.
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