Glasgow Green is Glasgow's oldest park and home to the People's Palace. This picturesque park dates back to the 15th century and has recently undergone major refurbishment. Not only can you take in some fresh air with a walk in the park, but you can also browse some of its famous landmarks such as a monument to Nelson, the St Andrew's Suspension Bridge and the Doulton Fountain, which now stands in front of the palace and is the largest terracotta fountain in the world. The museum tells the story of the people living in Glasgow from 1750 through historic artefacts, paintings and film, while its Winter Gardens has a collection of exotic horticulture. Some notable music events have also been held in Glasgow Green, from Michael Jackson to Metallica, while visitors can also find other outdoor events throughout the year. After a visit to Glasgow Green, continue the heritage trail to Glasgow Cathedral & Necropolis nearby.
Hotels near Glasgow Green
Situated within easy walking distance of Glasgow city centre, the hotels near Glasgow Green are not only great for taking a walk through the city's oldest park but also for reaching other fantastic attractions. Here, you can reach the attractive Glasgow Necropolis, as well as other museums and galleries like the Sharmanka Kinetic Gallery. Meanwhile, reaching the shopping district of Buchanan Street is a leisurely walk away or a quick trip on the subway. Book rooms in Glasgow to suit your budget, from the unique three-star cheap Glasgow hotel Merchant City Inn to Glasgow hostels like the Euro Hostel Glasgow, which are ideal for travellers on a shoestring keen to remain in Glasgow city centre! Or, if you prefer more private accommodation or are planning a long-stay trip, then apartments in Glasgow could be ideal, like the Riverview Apartments, which have an unrivalled view of the River Clyde. You can find all this and more when you book a cheap hotel in Glasgow with TravelStay.com!