North Glasgow

Not sure what to see and do in North Glasgow?  Why not check out our suggestions below:


The north of Glasgow has over 10 parks and gardens for you to enjoy.  If you are looking for a variety of vantage points of the city then make sure you check out Ruchill Park, located only a few miles from the city centre.


Opened in 1790, the Forth and Clyde Canal was known as the Great Canal.  During the industrial boom of the time the canal was vital to the growth of Glasgow, as it provided key trade and transport links.  Now, the canal is transforming into a fantastic waterside environment for both locals and visitors.  To find out more about the canal and what you can do on the waterside, click here.


Located 10 minutes from the city centre is Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s only church building, Queen’s Cross Church.  Owned by the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society this beautifully formed church is a popular venue for weddings, conferences and concerts as well as a must see for any Mackintosh fan.


Situated on the banks of the Forth and Clyde canal and within the city’s newest culture district, the Whisky Bond is a home to a growing community of artists and designers. Originally built as the bonded warehouse for Highland Distilleries, the building now offers a variety of space for freelance and start-up artists and hosts an array of events and exhibitions.

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