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Glasgow West End

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Neighbourhood: City Centre
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Address: Glasgow, Scotland
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We only had a day in Glasgow, and the majority was spent in the West End. From the riverside, through the parks and museums and up to Ashton Lane, there is plenty to keep most... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Bury, United Kingdom
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Bury, United Kingdom
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297 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only had a day in Glasgow, and the majority was spent in the West End. From the riverside, through the parks and museums and up to Ashton Lane, there is plenty to keep most people occupied for a couple of days. Very similar to other UK cities where the old industries have been replaced by modern day activities.

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Burlington, Canada
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561 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We travelled through/and to the West End numerous times on our visit to Glasgow, finding it a most interesting area with attractive parks, a great museum, a university with buildings beyond description, and a wide array of restaurants and shops. Would love to spend much more time there in the future.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Would start with the Kelvingrove Museum, through Kelvingrove Park, onto University Avenue and see the 'yooni' and then on to some eateries etc on Byres Road. Real student atmosphere and lots of places to eat and drink.

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled to the West End, and wished we could have stayed longer. So many restaurants, bars, and little stores, eclectic area. We had coffee, doughnuts, drinks, lunch, any and everything that you could experience. We left before dinnertime, but I believe that it would not have disappointed either. Many people milling about. Wish we could have explored more.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Let's all be honest...everyone want to live in the West End of Glasgow and people who live there love doing do. Such a great walk for a beautiful day in Glasgow!

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never seen so many bushy beards and twirly mustaches in my life as Glasgow West End this weekend. This place is really cool, lots of interesting bars and great places to eat. Kelvingrove park is lovely in the sunshine, buskers, families playing together, visiting museums, botanic gardens, just so much to see and do. Be warned it can be wearing... More 

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Alrewas, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of choices of venues and food places...on the open top bus route. Ashton Lane has a great vibe. Couldn't find live Scottish music in the bars Very friendly locals.

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Renfrew, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love Glasgow's West End area of watering holes, eating places & quirky shops. Would recommend to anyone..! Ashton Lane on a nice, summer evening is especially pleasant for standing outside with a cool drink just soaking up the atmosphere and banter :-)

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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The West end of Glasgow is one of my favourite places to visit. There is always a great atmosphere in the area with lots of quaint and quirky cafes, bistros, bars and restaurants serving a variety of different cuisines from around the world. You feel such an amazing buzz in the air, in such a lovely, sociable environment.

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Eastern USA
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Glasgow is a gem to be savored; for it's people, architecture, history, and diversity. Scotland has a treasure of polar opposites with respect to it's geology and what better way to display this diversity than in the structures and architecture adorning this metro area. We walked the city, from east to west and back again and in awe of the... More 

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