With Glasgow being the Sixth largest Economy in the United Kingdom, there is plenty to see & do. If you are planning a road trip in your campervan from us here at Easicampervan hire or want to explore the City its self, Glasgow is so diverse that within half an hour of the city centre you can be in the most glorious Countryside, enjoying the peaceful surroundings of Loch Lomond with the most beautiful scenery. Here at Loch Lomond you can enjoy family walks, bike rides and they also have a great variety of water sports to offer.
On the south side of the water there is a small village called Balloch where you can hire things such as Canoes & Kayaks and you could also take a trip on one of the Loch Lomond Cruises. A great site to book your cruise is https://www.sweeneyscruiseco.com/contact-us/
A little further from Glasgow, around an hour’s drive you will find Kelburn Castle & estate. The castle is from around the 13th Century & has had an amazing face lift by a team of outstanding Brazilian artists in 2007, which was commissioned by Lord Glasgow. The Castle is set in over 3,500 acres, however there is a 7ft wall that contains the best 1,500 acres, where you can enjoy walks and other activities. https://www.kelburnestate.com/ is the website to plan your visit.
With Glasgow’s Historical sites, there is plenty to explore in and around Glasgow. You could plan your campsites around where you would like to visit with your campervan. A great site to plan your sites ready for exploring this amazing city is https://www.campsites.co.uk/search/campsites-in-scotland/glasgow-and-the-clyde-valley/glasgow
Some great sites to visit with plenty of history and character are places like The Peoples Palace and Winter Gardens, which dates back as far as 1750. Here you can enjoy the artefacts, pictures, films, paintings and also the interactive displays they have on offer. You can enjoy a walk through the winter gardens that are set to the side of The Peoples Palace or enjoy a spot of lunch at the café.
Another place to enjoy some of the finest sights in Glasgow whilst on your travels in the Campervan is the Tall Ship at the Riverside Museum. The ship is called The Glenlee and was a cargo carrier that took to the waters in around 1896. The ship navigated the globe 4 times before being bought by the Spanish navy, where a British Naval Architect spotted the ship in
Seville in 1990 and the ship was saved by the Clyde Maritime trust & restored to how you see it today. You can also enjoy free entry to the Riverside museum where you can see the many exhibits and interactive displays. Visit their website for further information at https://thetallship.com/index.aspx
Glasgow has so much more to offer, including some fabulous road trips where you can enjoy breath taking scenery. You could take the Glasgow to Oban road trip, heading along the A82 enjoying all the sites it has to offer. Some of the sites are The Trossachs, the highest point on the road trip called “The rest & be thankful” where you can enjoy the most spectacular views and even enjoy the sites that the traditional town of Inveraray has to offer. Once you get to your destination, you can access many Islands by regular Ferry connections including the Isles of Mull, Staffa, Iona, and many more.
I hope you enjoy your trip in Glasgow and the surrounding areas, with so much to do, you are spoiled for choice. Visit our website for prices on our campervans at https://easicampervanhire.com