Take a break from the largest city of Scotland and make a trip to the outskirts of Glasgow. You will find many attractive venues, which would be a great loss if left unvisited. You will definitely enjoy the lush green countryside just a few hours drive from the main city. You will be satisfied with the feeling; these small outskirts have in store for you. We recommend the following sites, which you must visit in your next tour to Glasgow city.
It is a country park with spectacular views and a beautiful visitor center. A ten mile long footpath beside the Avon River and oak trees stuffed widespread woodlands would enchant you and make the visit memorable. Wonderful gardens, exciting activity area, picnic spots are there for your entire family to pass a day with top class enjoyment. The 500acre country park restoring the William Adam hunting lodge is a amazing place to visit.
David Livingstone Centre
Visit the birthplace of the renowned explorer, who discovered the continent of Africa. The historical archive will tell everything about the life of the missionary. Spread in a 20 acre of parkland with beautiful garden area for children to play. the historical museum contains original materials and stationery used by the great explorer. You will love to know the details of the particular age and satisfy your curious mind.
Finlayson Country Estate
This place is attached to the city airport. A beautiful landscape with lively gardens and inventive woodlands, superb waterfalls and play quarter for children are the main attractions for your family to enjoy on any day throughout the year. It is a place where history merges with the present in an attractive way.
It is in the 19th century that the cotton mill village was transformed by Robert Owen to be the ideal village in the whole world without any negative aspects of life. Child labor and capital punishment got scraped for ever. Inhabitants of the village were given decent living quarters, effective health care facilities, education and affordable food. The entire service was the creation of this noble man. This is supposed to be known as the origin of social revolution.
Carron Valley Mountain Bike Trails
Speedy running trails are for round the year use through adventurous climbs and gliding descents with amazing view everywhere in the surrounding. You can enjoy biking at its very best in these trails with bums and jumps all along the road. It is your destination for action and fun.
West Highland Way
Scotland’s first official long distance route was opened in 1980 linking Milngavie to Fort William. It connects the outskirts of Glasgow with Ben Nevis Mountain through the stunning Scottish highlands.
Waverley Paddle Steamer
The last sea going paddle steamer, Waverley has been magnificently restored for visitors. The wonderful towering funnels, glossy timber decks, dazzling brass handles and bars remind of the classic grandeur of the vessel.
It is near Loch Lomond,at a handshaking distant ace of Glasgow. Visitors can explore all about a great distillery and taste the renowned brand of whisky.
This early 19th century distillery produces low malt whisky. Visitors can have a tour and taste the produce and find out interesting things about this unit.