Glasgow is a city in Scotland,
on the River Clyde in the country’s west central lowland. Glasgow
is the largest city in Scotland
and the third largest in the United Kingdom,
after London and Birmingham.
Glasgow is famous for being
home to many buildings designed by famous architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Such buildings include The Glasgow School of Art and The Willow Tea Rooms.
Glasgow was voted the
European city of culture in 1990 which has enhanced its appeal as a tourist
attraction. Popular attractions in the city include the Burrell Art Collection
Gallery and the Scottish Opera at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow.
Glaswegians include Gordon Ramsey, celebrity chef and Lorraine Kelly,
television presenter of Good Morning Britain and her own talk show, LK today.
Glasgow is home to three
professional football teams: Celtic, Rangers, and Partick Thistle, with the
rivalry between Rangers and Celtic being one of the most famous in the game.
towns to Glasgow
include; Bishopbriggs (5 miles), Giffnock (6 miles) and Stepps (8 miles).