City Sight Seeing Bus

City Sight Seeing Bus

Glasgow’s Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing bus is a fantastic and cheap way to see the city and The Kelvingrove hotel is just a few minutes walk from one of the many stops!

The full tour lasts approximately 75 minutes, is available in many different languages and has 21 stops. All of which are situated close to the city’s places of interest. These include; Glasgow cathedral, Glasgow Green, SECC, The Science Centre, Glasgow University, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

The Kelvingrove Hotel is 6 minutes walk to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The museum has an amazing collection of everything from paintings to natural history exhibits. In total it has 22 themed galleries filled with 8000 items. It also sits beside the lovely Kelvingrove Park where you can stroll beside the River Kelvin. The museum is open daily until 5pm and is free entry.

Even just the views that can be taken in from the open top bus are worthwhile with the stops passing places such as the famed Glasgow School of Art, the stunning Hydro concert venue and The University of Glasgow’s historic campus.

Whether you are a foodie looking for great cuisine, a lover of design and architecture or simply someone who wants to shop and enjoy a bit of nightlife, the tourbus helps you find your Glasgow. The tour also has other options to take up like the Pokemon Go map for Pokemon hunters or the Ghoulish Glasgow audio exhibit t focuses on the ghoulish, gory and downright
Horrible past of Glasgow and its buildings and locations.

Ghoulish Glasgow is all about the city and its history. It focuses on the ghoulish, gory and downright Horrible past of Glasgow and its buildings and locations. From huge dunghills to ghostly apparitions, Ghoulish Glasgow will enthral your kids for 1 hour 20 minutes

After the success of his architecture, Mackintosh moved to southern France in 1923 with his wife. There he turned to watercolour painting, with the intention of mounting an exhibition in London. He returned to London in 1928 with 40 paintings but on the 10th December of that year he passed away at age 60.

Dandelion Festival at Kelvingrove Park June 2022

Hot off the press is the amazing news of a brand new festival coming to Glasgow from 17-19 June 2022. The Dandelion Festival is a free outdoor festival that is part of the Dandelion, a creative programme that has been commissioned by EventScotland and funded via the Scottish Government.

All you need to know about renting a Kilt in Glasgow

Hiring a kilt may be a once in a lifetime opportunity for you to discover your ‘inner Scotsman’, so enjoy it all and we look forward to seeing you dressed in your finest tartan as a guest at the Kelvingrove Hotel.

Glasgow International Comedy Festival – TICKETS ON SALE

As Charles Dickens once said, “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour”. And, whilst we are on the subject of laughter, did you know that tickets for the Glasgow International Comedy Festival 2022 are now on sale?