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Glasgow West End

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A place to wander.

The West End is the area around the ancient University of Glasgow. It is stuffed with pubs, restaurants and shops, and is just a delight to wander round, especially if the sun... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The West End is the area around the ancient University of Glasgow. It is stuffed with pubs, restaurants and shops, and is just a delight to wander round, especially if the sun is shining as it is today. And you must visit Ashton Lane.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

this end of glasgow is full of students as the uni is near by ,it has an international atmosphere and a lovely lane, Ashton lane full of street cafes (weather permitting ) the botanic gardens were excellent .its well worth an evenings walk around the west end

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Glasgow's west end is bustling with all sorts of small independant shops and eateries, don't miss Byres Road from top to bottom a feast of colour and excitement.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

You'll spend hours exploring West End's cobbled stone lanes dotted with cafés and vintage clothing stores. In a sunny day you can enjoy the Kelvingrove Park or the Botanical Garden. When the day is not so sunny you can explore the University of Glasgow. Its Neo Gothic architecture and the University's Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery will keep you for... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Not quite as busy as the city centre but excellent shopping area nonetheless. Chance to see a slightly different part of glasgow

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Coffee houses, delis and great restaurants make this place an absolute pleasure! Hilhead Bookclub and Oran Mor are my favourite venues in the West End.

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is the place for all ages for a quiet drink to a more lively one the choice of cafes and restaurants is great and also shops that are different and quirky that makes you feel like you are on holiday with the atmosphere and friendliness of everyone very easy to get to by subwaynor bus and the choice of... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Went to the West Festival it was fantastic! I will be back next year with my family. We all had a great time watching the entertainment, street performers, Food and other activities. We also visited many of the sites around the West End which are recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Trip up memory lane, used to live here and still love to visit always. Great shops, nice restaurants and cafes, hidden laneways, still cool.

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Merida, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Vibrant, busy, cosmopolitan, restaurants, boutiques in Byers Road and Ashton Lane. Well worth visiting. Glasgow University. 600 years old, fabulous buildings, wonderful Hunterian Museum, free to visit. Kelvingrove Art Gallery...again, free....a short walk through the park and River Kelvin to Art Gallery. Fabulous paintings...a full day required here. Great food Botanic Gardens....a plant lover's dream. Especially plant species not native... More 

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