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Glasgow West End

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Make the brochure come to life, and follow the Dowanhill Heritage Trail leaflet from the Botanic Gardens or Hillhead station. This is a well-produced leaflet, full of pride and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Make the brochure come to life, and follow the Dowanhill Heritage Trail leaflet from the Botanic Gardens or Hillhead station. This is a well-produced leaflet, full of pride and detail. Pick a sunny Sunday afternoon, and you will have the area all to yourself, as car-free as when it was built. Since then, the clean air act and sandblasting have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for culture, eateries, and pubs - then you have to go to the West End. Consider staying at the Hilton on the Corner of the Great Western Road and Byres Road. Its the best locationn for all of the great places - and right across the road from the Botanic Gardens.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

So many places to eat and have a drink. The West End is an eclectic mix of student life, eateries, op shops, interesting pubs and great people watching. Find Cresswell Lane! Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Just returned from a vacation with family (all adults) visiting a student at the University of Glasgow. Being the area that services Uni students, there is an enormous selection of boutique eateries, interesting shops and interesting people. Just meandering around the streets, window shopping and people watching was an enjoyable way to spend some time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I have done my fair amount of travelling and my home is the only place I would like to be. The hip, urban west end has everything you could possibly need with a great twist!

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Well recommended if anybody visits glasgow go to west end for city life with plenty to see and do. Plenty bars and restaurants with old shops and markets to get a bargain.would recommend Curlers bar and tennents bar on Byres road for great food and drinks.also ashton lane .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Friday Saturday nights are always a brilliant night out. The electric atmosphere is always there ! If your lucky enough to see the parades, there is an even better feeling in the air

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Lots of eateries and little lanes to explore, good quality cafes and shops abound too. Will definitely return to stay in this area and spend more than just an afternoon there!

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edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Amazing number of coffee shops,bars & restaurants alongside a variety of shops. Attractive to people of all ages including students from nearby university. Popular with charity workers,buskers & beggars!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Loads of people watching and cafe opens all over. A must seen when in Glasgow I love it here. Wish I lived here too, lol.

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