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Glasgow West End

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Address: Glasgow, Scotland
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A must if you visit Glasgow

Glasgow is certainly not the nicest place on Earth (nor it tries to be, proud enough of its own identity. If you stick to the city centre, the elegant Merchant City, buzzing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Glasgow is certainly not the nicest place on Earth (nor it tries to be, proud enough of its own identity. If you stick to the city centre, the elegant Merchant City, buzzing Buchanan Street or quintaessentially Glaswegian Sauchiehall Street, you will be missing the nicest and most gentle side of this lovely Scottish town. Yes, venture beyond Sauchiehall St onto... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stay on Bank Street just off of Great Western Road. This is a very cool laid back neighborhood. Good eateries and close to the Botanic Garden, Kelvingrove Museum and Park. Lots to do and see here.

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Bo'ness Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice to wander and pop into some of the nicer shops. usual high no of charity shops but offset by lovely cafes and eateries

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The West End, from the Art Gallery and Museum, past Kelingrove Park and over the river towards Byres Road at the Dumbarton Road end all the way along its length to Great Western Road at the northern end ath e Botanical Gardens, and then back up the hill heading back into Glasgow city centre is fabulous. You have the fabulous... More 

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Hudson River Valley, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A variety of things to do, shop, wander, eat, tour all easily nearby. Great sights and really good for the photographer in you. Very nice shops and pubs. Very clean, trendy and upbeat. Check out some walking tours.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always something going on. Byres road is highlight but Great Western road also worth a visit. Lots of interesting shops, eateries and drinkeries. Posh grub at likes of Ubiquitous Chip (expensive, scottish, Aston Lane) and Cafe Andaluz (moderate prices, spanish, very good). Also lots of good quality, medium price venues with character (Curlers pub, Hanoi Bike shop).

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a wander about the 'trendy' West End. Some fantastic eateries and venues. The people of Glasgow are some of the warmest and friendliest on the planet. Everyone is up for a bit of a chat. Fab.

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Thank Sue B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A big mix of vintage shops, (pricey) gift shops and photo opportunities, it's never boring in the West End. The University of Glasgow is the hub of the West End, with loads of cafes, bars and restaurants to keep you busy. If shopping isn't your thing, there's also the Kelvingrove Museum, Kelvingrove Park, and the Botanic Gardens - all free... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The West End has lots of shops, cafes, restaurants all in an easily walked area. It is near Glasgow University and has good transport links to the city centre. The West End has always been considered the trendy place to be and is popular with young and old.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Full of students and skint hoorays, dont even atempt to drive in the west end as you cannot park and theres cyclists everywhere. Used to be the exclusive part of town but now full of neds and trashy people on nights out.

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