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Glasgow City Break
2 days - by Rail

Price from £69.95 per person*
Departures from 2nd Oct 2017 to 28th Apr 2018

Single person supplement : £45.00 per person

Omega invites you to Glasgow – European City of Culture, garden city and one of the top 10 tourist cities in Europe.

They have a Tall Ship floating museum that has sailed round the world four times, an 800–year–old cathedral, and a Lighthouse showcasing designs by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, who also provided the House for the Art Lover in Bellahouston Park and the famous Willow Tea Rooms in Sauchiehall Street.

Then there's the Science Centre on the Quay, with pop–up parachutes, Mindball displays and a 3D Imax with 12 kilowatt speakers and a screen the size of a football field.

And let's not forget the Style Mile, all the best shopping packed into a few streets, with great bars, boutiques and restaurants too.

Glasgow is a terrific place to go for a weekend, with a buzzing and friendly vibe and a fantastic night–life, and this great–value Omega weekend hotel break includes return rail travel and Friday or Saturday night at the 3 star Ibis Styles Glasgow Centre with Scottish breakfast.

Our Glasgow Top 12
People's Palace & Winter Gardens Glasgow GreenGlaswegian social history from 1750, a Doulton Fountain and loads of exotic palms and plantsFREE
Glasgow CathedralAlso known as St Kentigern's and St Mungo's and described in Sir Walter Scott's novel Rob Roy, this 800 year old Scottish Gothic kirk saw King James IV ratify the treaty of Perpetual Peace with England in 1504. Has one of the UK's best stained glass collections, and a very rare wooden rood screen.Donation
The Lighthouse Centre for Design and ArchitectureDesigned by Art Nouveau guru Charles Rennie Mackintosh, this 5-storey Visitors' Centre contains a 'Mack' centre, design galleries, a viewing platform and tower, workshops and a restaurant.FREE
House for an Art Lover, Bellahouston Park'Mack's masterpiece', designed inside and out by the great architect in 1901 and featuring Oval Room, Music Room, Gallery, double-height Entrance Hall, 'Mackintosh Suite', plus café and shop.£5.50 adult
£4.00 concessions
The Tenement House, 145 Buccleuch StreetWhat was life like in an early 20th century tenement? Come and find out at this faithfully restored National Trust museum, with authentic range and gas lighting£6.50 adult
Free for NT members
The Style MileThe hottest brands and boutiques including House of Fraser, St Enoch Centre, Buchanan Galleries.FREE - as long as you're not shopping
The Hunterian Museum and The Mackintosh House, Glasgow UniversityScotland's oldest public museum, spread across several sites at the University, featuring everything from ancient Rome to Rembrandt and Rubens.FREE
Gallery of Modern ArtRight in the city centre, a beautiful 18th century building and artistic oasis, with regular and special exhibitions plus a café.FREE
Willow Tearooms, 217 Sauchiehall Street'Mack' designed, even down to the teaspoons, and one of Glasgow's top attractions, plus they have cakes too.Just the price of a pot of tea - but you might want to
Riverside MuseumThe new award-winning Transport Museum, on Pointhouse Quay, sporting all sorts of big and beautiful things with wheels, wings and sails. FREE
King Tut's Wah Wah Hut'Quite possibly the finest small venue in the world' according to the NME, and Radio 1's 'Best Live Venue' 3 years running, King Tut's helped launch the likes of The Killers, Radiohead, Pulp, Manic Street Preachers, Snow Patrol and famously, Oasis.FREE - but you'll be expected to buy a drink!
Glasgow Science Centre3 floors of hands-on science, workshops and interactive exhibits, plus a planetarium, a tower, a café and shop, and Scotland's biggest Imax screen. Not free like other museums, but still one of Glasgow's most outstanding tourist attractions.Science Mall:
£11 adult
£9 concessions
With Planetarium
With Tower
With Imax
Please note that 2017 admission prices are correct to the best of our knowledge. Many attractions also offer concessions and/or family tickets. Under 5s are usually free. Tickets can often be bought online in advance of your visit - please see attraction websites for more information.

This tour is organised and operated by Omega Holidays plc ABTA V4782 ATOL 6081

  • Return standard class rail travel from your chosen departure station to Glasgow (you may have to pay a supplement for your area, and first class is offered from most stations)
  • Overnight stay at the 3 star ibis Styles Glasgow Centre George Square, Glasgow with full Scottish breakfast
  • Free time in Glasgow
  • VAT at 20%

* Based on two people sharing a room. A room for single person occupancy is offered, subject to availability, at a supplement of £45pp per night.

Day 1   Take the morning train to Glasgow from your local station. You will be staying at the 3 star Ibis Styles Glasgow Centre George Square hotel, 5 minutes' walk from Argyle Street Station and 10 minutes from Glasgow Central Station. Hotel check–ins are normally around 3pm but if you like you can go directly to the hotel and leave your luggage with reception. Check in at the hotel when you're ready to enjoy your overnight stay.

Day 2   Start the day with a full Scottish breakfast, then the day is at leisure in the city. The hotel is just five minutes' walk from the river front and Glasgow Science Centre and there are lots of shops, bars and restaurants close by, so you'll have lots to enjoy until it's time to make your way to the station for your train in the mid / late afternoon.

Here are some example hotels or similar ones that we use for this break, actual availability may change with the travel date you choose.

Some hotels have an additional supplement per person, as shown below. Supplements are stated for the break (not per night)

Ibis Styles Glasgow Centre George Square, Glasgow
Close to the Science Centre, the Tall Ship and the Hydro...

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