When you book cheap flights to Glasgow, Scotland you can look forward to exploring Scotland’s largest and most vibrant city. Glasgow’s slogan “People Make Glasgow” certainly rings true. Glaswegians are renowned for their sharp wit and easy going nature. Keep reading to discover more about this city before you fly to Glasgow with Ryanair.
When to book cheap flights to Glasgow
Glasgow may not be synonymous with balmy temperatures or sun-blessed beaches but that hasn’t stopped visitors from booking cheap Glasgow flights in their droves. The wealth of cultural attractions on offer in the city makes Glasgow is a year round destination. If you’re planning a visit in the summer months you’ll find temperatures reach around 19°C during the day in July and August but rain is common at any time of year so always remember to pack a rain jacket or umbrella when you fly to Glasgow. If you don’t mind the cold then booking Glasgow flights from September to February is a good idea – accommodation rates tend to be cheaper at this time of year. Check out Ryanair Rooms to find great hotel deals and save money on your next Ryanair flight.
What to see in Glasgow
When you book cheap flights to Glasgow you can expect an exciting stay in one of the UK’s most interesting destinations. If you’re a fan of architecture, a visit to Glasgow Cathedral is a must. It was built in 1197 and is beautiful example of Gothic architecture. Music lovers shouldn’t miss a trip to King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. Heralded by NME as “Quite possibly the finest small venue in the world”, the iconic music venue has proved a launching pad for some of Britain’s biggest acts including Oasis, Blur and Biffy Clyro – who knows you might even get to witness the next big thing while you’re there! The most popular lager in Scotland is brewed in Glasgow - learn about Tennent’s history and brewing process at Wellpark Brewery. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is another must. The museum is famous the world over for its striking baroque architecture and incredible art collection. Find more things to explore in Glasgow on Try Somewhere New.
Glasgow is an easy city to get around and is best seen on foot as you can wander around and take in the stunning Victorian architecture. Most of the main attractions are walkable as they are located in the city centre or West End. Glasgow has an extensive public transport network too with a comprehensive bus service serving the city centre and greater Glasgow area. There is also a subway system, called the Clockwork Orange, which runs two circular routes over the River Clyde. If you’re planning to venture outside the city you can rent a car via Ryanair Car Hire to visit any attractions that aren’t within walking distance.
What to eat in Glasgow
Foodies will have a ball in Glasgow. The city’s booming food scene is vibrant and diverse, offering something for everyone regardless of taste or budget. During your stay be sure to sample Scotland’s speciality dishes and foods. Top of the list should be the country’s national dish – haggis. It’s most commonly eaten as part of a big breakfast including bacon, sausages, eggs and beans. Another snack you need to try in Glasgow is a Scotch Pie. It’s a delicious comfort food consisting of puff pastry filled with minced meat. Scotland is also the home of shortbread biscuits and there is no better place to try them than in Glasgow. Enjoy!