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BEST WESTERN Eglinton Arms Hotel

Gilmour Street, Eaglesham, Glasgow, G76 0LG

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3 stars Hotel inspected by the Tourist Board (Visit Scotland) for level of service and facilities. (Reflected in the number of stars awarded)
Quality Award

Hotel Amenities

  • Free Internet
  • Free parking onsite (35 spaces)
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • WIFI
  • Lift
  • 24hr service
  • Hotel And Bedrooms All Completely Non Smoking

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near the BEST WESTERN Eglinton Arms Hotel, Glasgow

Burrell Collection

The Burrell Collection is the former private collection of Glasgow shipping tycoon Sir William Burrell. Housed in tranquil Pollok Park, it contains 9000 precious objets d'art, from Degas watercolours to Islamic art and Epstein sculptures.

Available : Daily

Scottish Football Museum

Glaswegians live and breathe football. At the Scottish Football Museum in the national stadium at Hampden in the South Side, see 14 galleries filled with memorabilia from the beautiful game. Early items include a 19th-century letter suggesting that games should last two hours.

Available : Daily

Farmers' market

At Glasgow's Farmers' Market in the South Side's Queen's Park, local suppliers sell goodies like smoked Scottish salmon, heather honey and organic cheeses. Local foodies and visiting browsers gather to sample the produce.

Available : Feb 2013 (various dates)

Art Lovers' Café

Set in Glasgow designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh's House for an Art Lover in the South Side, the Art Lovers' Café looks out from arched windows to Bellahouston Park. The dining room is an airy all-white affair, and the menu features imaginative dishes, including pan-fried sea bass with juniper and kumquat potatoes, and black cherry charlotte.

Available : Daily

House For An Art Lover

Built in Bellahouston Park in the South Side, House for an Art Lover is a modern re-creation of a competition entry from 1901 by Glasgow architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Take the tour to see the Oval Room, with its matching oval windows and lights.

Available : Daily

O2 Academy Glasgow

O2 Academy Glasgow on Eglinton Street in Glasgow's South Side is a popular venue for live touring bands. An ex-cinema, this restored auditorium holds 2000 people, and has hosted bands such as The Inspiral Carpets and Massive Attack.

Available : Daily

People's Palace and Winter Gardens

The People's Palace is a museum tracing the social history of Glasgow from 1750 until the present day. There are exhibits showing home life during the Second World War and a "steamie" (laundrette), as well as more up-to-date displays.

Available : Daily

The Glasgow Show

The Glasgow Show begins with a parade from George Square to the main festival site on Glasgow Green. Families get stuck into activities across different themed zones (from Motorsport to Countryside), and watch thrilling stunt shows in the Main Arena.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

Pedal for Scotland

Support Maggie's Cancer Car Centres and other local charities by taking part in the annual Pedal for Scotland charity ride. The classic ride is 51 miles between Glasgow Green in Glasgow and Edinburgh, but 2010 saw the first 94-mile sportive challenge.

Available : Sep 2013 (annual)

Glasgow Fireworks Night

Every year Glasgow celebrates Bonfire Night with a spectacular show including fireworks, lasers, live bands and a funfair on Glasgow Green. Entertainment continues until 8pm, with the city's famous Winter Gardens as the backdrop.

Available : Nov 2013 (annual)

World Pipe Band Championships

The world's biggest bagpipe event is held in the centre of Glasgow, bringing together traditional pipe bands from around the world. Drummers and dancers also compete at the World Pipe Band Championships on Glasgow Green.

Available : Aug 2013 (annual)

Mono Glasgow

At Mono in Glasgow's Merchant City, diners sample organic wines and choose from a great value vegan menu - the roasted pepper lasagne is a big hit. The eclectic surroundings include deep scuffed sofas, free trade goodies to purchase and in-house indie music store, Monorail.

Available : Daily

The Barrowland Ballroom

The Barrowland in the East End is a faded ballroom with glitzy neon signs, where legends like Iggy Pop once performed. These days major bands like U2 and The Zutons entertain less than 2000 fans in this relatively intimate venue.

Available : Daily

Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre

The Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre, home to a unique exhibition of Kinemats (kinetic sculptures), is the extraordinary home of these tiny carved figures and pieces of scrap which dance to haunting music and synchronised lighting, as machinery and shadows come alive.

Available : Daily; not Sat

Sub Club

Celebrated underground dance venue the Sub Club is easy to find in Glasgow's city centre. Since 1987, the club has provided hardcore sounds to a dedicated crowd of clubbers who come to dance rather than drink.

Available : Thu, Fri, Sat, and Sun only

The Arches

Cavernous Victorian arches hold up to 3000 clubbers at this superclub, set directly underneath Central Station in Glasgow's city centre. Weekly student night Octopussy is a dressy affair. Regular DJs include Pete Tong and Carl Cox.

Available : Daily

The Funk Room

Get back to the funk with this monthly night at The Arches, which will feature the best international funk DJs and artists, with live music from some legends of the soul and funk scene.

Available : Feb 2013 (monthly)


Always a cut above, Pressure is on the last Friday of the month, delivering top tunes and damn fine guests each and every time. Pressure residents, techno messiahs Orde Meikle and Stuart McMillan, always pull in a crowd that expect nothing less than perfection every time.

Available : Feb 2013 (monthly)


Due to public demand and in the interests of human decency, Inside Out residents Simon Foy and Alan Belshaw have been given free musical reign to showcase their turntable wizadry. On the first Saturday of the month the boys can be found blasting out their familiar hard, uplifting euphoric sounds to a very animated yet intimate crowd at the Arches.

Available : Feb 2013 (monthly)


Get your glad rags on and get ready to party as the Colours bandwagon rolls into town and pulls into the Arches on the second Saturday of every month.

Available : Feb 2013 (monthly)


On the third Saturday of the month, the Arches invites you to come and play at the fun and very flamboyant Fruitfly.

Available : Feb 2013 (monthly)

Inside Out

Launched in December 1996, Inside Out is one of the most popular nights in the UK on the superstar DJ circuit, held at The Arches on the final Saturday of the month.

Available : Feb 2013 (monthly)

Sunday Social

Feel in need of a rest, a chat, some good music, food, the papers? The Sunday Social aims to bring you all the things you like to do on a Sunday. With some atmospheric engineering the Arches is transformed into a comfort zone with a pavement café, multi-media gallery and club. The vibe is relaxed, the seating generous. The primary concerns are good conversation, good music, exploring and unwinding in a deadline desert. This is converse clubbing, mixed-media style.

Available : Feb 2013 (monthly)

Glasgow's Whisky Festival

Glasgow's Whisky Festival celebrates the Scottish national drink with tastings in the city's Arches. First held in 2010, 40 stalls showcase drams of the "water of life" from Glasgow, other parts of Scotland and the rest of the world.

Available : Nov 2013 (annual)

The Waverley

First launched in 1947, The Waverley sails from Glasgow Science Centre down the Clyde coast. One of the world's last sea-going paddle steamers, she continues to take passengers at a stately pace as far as the Isle of Arran.

Available : Jun - Aug 2013 (annual)

Glasgow Science Centre

At the Clyde-side Glasgow Science Centre, visitors explore four floors of hands-on exhibits, including the planetarium, climate change theatre and IMAX cinema. Get sucked into a tornado in the FUNdamentals gallery, and climb the 100-metre Glasgow Tower for city views.

Available : Daily

The Barras

There are thousands of stalls at The Barras weekend market in the East End of Glasgow. Browse the lanes and covered areas to find everything from black pudding to antiques. Shops selling Celtic Football Club memorabilia abound, as do busy Celtic-orientated pubs.

Available : Weekends only

The Dhabba

The Dhabba, in Merchant City, is an authentic Indian restaurant in a modern Glasgow setting. A favourite is raan sikandari, baby leg of lamb on the bone cooked in dark sum sauce.

Available : Daily

Princes Square

In the prime shopping area of Buchanan Street, Princes Square is a renovated 19th-century warehouse reborn as the place to shop in Glasgow. Jo Malone and Space NK stores sit alongside Scottish favourites like Illuminati and Fifi & Ally.

Available : Daily

Merchant City

The Merchant City, east of the city centre, was once Glasgow's financial district. Now it's home to quirky interiors stores and designer fashion, overlooked by glorious Victorian buildings and modern loft apartments.

Available : Daily

Merchant City Festival

The Merchant City Festival fills the spectacular Victorian architecture of Glasgow with theatre, visual arts, comedy, film, dance and fashion. Founded in 2001, the festival's second decade finds it filling some 75 venues with over 300 events.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

Glasgow Americana

First held in 2007, the Glasgow Americana festival is the city's biggest celebration of American folk, welcoming American and local country, folk and roots musicians to the city's Americana festival. Organised by The Fallen Angels Club, gigs take place across town.

Available : Oct 2013 (annual)

Glasgow Science Festival

The University of Glasgow is the brains behind the city's annual Science Festival. Absorb fascinating facts at film screenings, talks and workshops in venues on campus and around the city centre. The programme features both events for families and adults.

Available : Jun 2013 (annual)

Glasgow International Festival Of Visual Art

The biennial Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art exhibits the best of local talent as well as welcoming international artists. With exhibitions at various locations throughout the city, the festival showcases the fascinating variety of contemporary visual art.

Available : Apr - May 2013 (annual)

Glasgow Doors Open Days

Glasgow's Doors Open Days allow public access to the city's most intriguing nooks and crannies. The city has a fascinating architectural history and this festival offers expert tours in diverse settings from the Glasgow Necropolis to the A-listed Buchanan House.

Available : Sep 2013 (annual)

Southside Festival

Glasgow's Southside festival brings together the local community for a day of music, culture and fun in Queens Park and the Glasshouses. The day-long festival features a parade, funfair and park gala as well as art, film and musical performances.

Available : May 2013 (annual)

Piping Live! Glasgow International Piping Festival

Pipers from all over the world gather in Glasgow to take part in Piping Live!, a week-long celebration of all things bagpipe. With shows and competitions at the city's top venues it is one of the world's premier piping events.

Available : Aug 2013 (annual)

Glasgow Film Festival

The Glasgow Film Festival returns for a programme bursting with premières, special screenings, guest speakers and workshops across the city. Incorporating mini-festivals and "various strands" focusing on different genres, it brings every facet of cinema to the heart of Scotland's commercial centre.

Available : Feb - Mar 2013 (annual)

Glasgow Music Festival

First held in 1911, the Glasgow Music Festival celebrates young soloists and groups alike over a fortnight each March at Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall and Renfield St Stephen's Church Centre. It encompasses a surprisingly wide variety of amateur performances.

Available : Mar 2013 (annual)

The Tour of Britain

The UK's answer to the Tour de France picks up from the world famous French race with a dash round the British countryside. Sixteen of the world's elite cycling teams battle it out over six days of rugged riding.

Available : Sep 2008 (annual)

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BEST WESTERN Eglinton Arms Hotel
Gilmour Street
G76 0LG

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