Explore the West End

The bohemian West End of the city is a haven for those looking for quaint cafés, tea rooms, trendy bars, boutiques, upmarket hotels, clubs and restaurants.  Set in the backdrop of the magnificent Kelvingrove Park, the West End is home to Glasgow University, fine Victorian architecture as well as bars, restaurants and antique shops.

West End Must Sees

Byres Road - This is the heart and soul of Glasgow's West End - acosmopolitan and eclectic street with an excellent choice of shops and something to suit all tastes from boutique shopping to hidden vintage gems.   

Ashton Lane - This charming cobbled lane is full of character. Its popular throughout the day and also as a late night stop, with a great choice of bars, cafes, restaurants and even a cinema.

Botanic Gardens - Take a stroll around the Botanic Gardens, known internationally for its impressive glass houses and extensive plant collections from around the world. 

The University of Glasgow - Enjoy the impressive architecture and rich history of The University of Glasgow. The University is home to the Hunterian Museum, housing a rich collection of rare and important objects, and the Hunterian Art Gallery, with a collection that includes masterpieces by Rembrandt, Rubens and Chardin.