Glasgow is Scotland's second city. Glasgow has been named the number one UK destination “on the rise” by the world's largest travel site TripAdvisor. The city runs along the mighty river Clyde and from the 18th century Glasgow also grew as one of Britain's main hubs of trade with North America and the West Indies. This wealthy history developed a city of impressive architecture, amazing shops, theatres, museums and galleries for visitors. At the same time Glasgow is surprisingly green city with parks and picturesque routes to walk along the river. You can visit all year round, however the weather is best between May and October.
You will run through Glasgow’s elegant streets and zoom around the world-renowned Victorian and ‘Glasgow Style’ buildings, parks, museums and galleries along with environmental policies. You will face green challenges using public transport and by going on foot. Using a camera, passport and clan pack with pencils and scissors you will finally reach your goal.
Loch Lomond is the largest inland stretch of water in Great Britain and is only half an hour from Glasgow. This loch (lake) has 32 islands and a private boat trip is the only way to see hidden spots that other visitors do not see. There are hidden beaches and a wide variety of forest walks. They take you along a ruined church with an ancient burial ground, a ruined castle with an underground dungeon, viewpoints, hills and cliffs. We will finish the day with a barbeque on your own private island.
In an area around Glasgow with a stunning backdrop, you will meet a falconry specialist who will show these stunning birds off. The stealth and agility of these birds will astonish you. The birds will include eagle owls, falcons, hawks and the majestic golden eagle. He will lead you through a series of tricks involving ... you.
Football enthusiasts from all over Scotland and further afield, make regular pilgrimages to watch the best of Scottish football at the immortalised grounds of Ibrox and Parkhead. Homes to Glasgow Rangers FC and Glasgow Celtic FC respectively, two of Europe's leading sides. Today you can enjoy a stadium tour before taking your seat in Ibrox Stadium to watch Glasgow’s most exciting football match – the Old Firm Derby when Rangers host Celtic! Or you can participate in a rugby clinic set up especially for you in the Highlands.
With the fashion house Chanel choosing Scotland as a backdrop to their show, ladies can now show their efforts by making their own hats. Glasgow is Scotland’s fashion capital with lots of related venues to host it in. Imagine sipping champagne while using Scotland’s natural products like tweed, feathers, leather, cotton and of course tartan to create a bespoke, haute couture masterpiece! The next day you will wear your own hat to the horse races.