There’s a lot to see, learn and enjoy travelling with the kids in Scotland’s largest city. Whether it’s having fun with science, getting out into nature or powering up the River Clyde, there’s fun for the whole family in Glasgow.
Glasgow Science Centre

Glasgow Science Centre

Sitting on the Clyde Waterfront, big and little scientists alike will be fascinated by the range of activities on offer at Glasgow Science Centre, from the Bodyworks section exploring the human body, to the immersive walkway through the Solar System. While you’re here you can pop up the Glasgow Tower or enjoy a film at the iMax cinema.

 

Where is it? 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA

 

How much? Adults (16 - 59) £11, Children (3-15) £9, Concession (60+) £9

Glasgow Science Centre
Willow tea rooms

Willow Tea Rooms

Spot of tea anyone? Modelled on tea rooms from the early 1900s, Willow Tea Rooms is the perfect place to recharge your batteries while looking around the city. There’s gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options on the menu, so there’s something for everyone’s tastes at this welcoming and distinctly classy spot.


Where is it? 97 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 3HF

 

How much? Afternoon tea: £12.95 per person

 

Willow Tea Rooms
Pollok Country Park

Pollok Country Park

Fancy an outdoor adventure? This sprawling country estate in South Glasgow is perfect for woodland walks, picnics, orienteering and mountain biking amongst the highland cattle and horses! While the famous Burrell Collection won’t reopen until 2020, there’s plenty for the whole family at Pollok Country Park, including the Old Stable Courtyard and Sawmill and the Countryside Ranger Centre.

 

Where is it? 2060 Pollokshaws Rd, Glasgow G43 1AT, UK

 

How much? Free!

Pollok Country Park
Riverside Museum

Riverside Museum

Glasgow’s transport museum is worth visiting for its iconic architecture alone. Inside, however, you’ll find everything from skateboards to locomotives, including a walk down a high street spanning 1895 to the 1980s. Naturally, Glasgow’s proud history of shipbuilding is celebrated at the Riverside Museum too. Climb aboard the Tall Ship for adventures, including a play area mouse hunt!

 

Where is it? Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, G3 8RS

 

How much? Free

 

 

Riverside Museum
Powerboats Glasgow

Powerboats Glasgow

Water way to see the city! Speed up the River Clyde on these fast boat tours. Powerboats Glasgow is a unique (and very fast!) way to see the sights, with tours leaving regularly throughout the day from Pacific Quay, which lies at the heart of the old docklands in Glasgow.

 

Where is it? 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA

 

How much? City Sightseer: Adults £12, Children £6

 

 

Powerboats Glasgow
Scotland Street School Museum

Scotland Street School Museum

Really, back to school on a day off? Don’t worry, your kids will love this chance to experience a school day from the past at Scotland Street School Museum. The little ones can dress up as the pupils of yesteryear. They’ll also be fascinated to experience classrooms from the Victorian era, World War II, the 50’s and 60’s. School’s in!

 

Where is it? Scotland Street, Glasgow, G5 8QB

 

How much? Free!

 

Scotland Street School Museum

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