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Out and About in Glasgow


As a city, Glasgow has a lot to offer. From a fantastic range of amenities, great transport links and a wealth of attractions, we’re going to try and summarise in this blog why you would choose Glasgow as your no.1 destination to rent.

Art Galleries and Museums galore! Glasgow’s iconic art scene can be seen all over the city. From the Glasgow School of Art to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and as the home of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow has a wealth of galleries and museums that any visitor will be overwhelmed by!

Stunning Architecture, well what can we say. From the medieval Glasgow Cathedral to the Neo-Gothic University of Glasgow – rumoured to be the inspiration for Harry Potter’s Hogwarts – to the Art Nouveau wonders of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow’s architecture resorts back to the Victorians but there are new, modern buildings that are equally as stunning.

Student Living. With 4 universities and 7 H.E. colleges within 10 miles of the city centre, Glasgow boasts the second highest student population in the UK. And with an abundance of student accommodation, it’s no wonder Glasgow boasts the second highest student population in the UK.

Eat, drink and be merry. Glasgow has a rich and evolving food and drink scene. With every type of dining experience possible, visitors will definitely find something to appease their palate. Glasgow is also firmly part of the craft beer and gin revolution with a number of independent breweries and dedicated gin bars popping up across the city.

Great transport links. With two international airports and a wide network of transport links, you won’t get lost travelling around Glasgow. Hosting its’ own subway and excellent bus routes, Glasgow is an easy city to travel around. The two main train stations, Central and Queen Street Station make it easy to travel to most main cities and towns across Scotland and the M8 and M74 motorways, easily accessed from the City Centre connect the road network in all directions.

Unrivalled concert venues.  Glasgow has always been known for its music scene. Now more than ever, people travel from all over the world to visit the vast array of conference and concert venues – from the award-winning Hydro to the nostalgic Barrowlands!

Shop ‘til you drop. Glasgow is the second largest retail centre in the UK.  From the designer quarter in the City Centre to Princes Square, the Style Mile has a wide range of boutiques, shopping centres, designer stores and speciality shops.

With all of this on your doorstep, and more, why would you not select Glasgow as the next place to rent your perfect property.

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