With Father’s Day on Sunday 16th June, we have created this blog to give you Things to Do in Glasgow on Father’s Day!
The Football Fan
Arrange a tour of one of the city’s football stadia – Scottish Football Museum at Hampden Scottish Football Museum & Hampden Stadium Tours – Things To Do In Glasgow or a Stadium Tour of Celtic Park Celtic Park Stadium Tours (celticfc.com) Over at Ibrox, Rangers will also be running tours, available to purchase here – https://www.rangers.co.uk/ibrox-tours/b6R1BbtsYCyB90bh6bLtt and you can also book a table for lunch at Blue Sky Lounge Ibrox Restaurant | Rangers Football Club
The Whisky Lover
Treat your dad to a tour of a distillery! If you wish to stay local, head to Clydeside Distillery. With tours on the hour from 11am – 4pm, the Clydeside Distillery is Glasgow’s first dedicated Single Malt Scotch Whisky distillery in over 100 years – putting Glasgow right back on the Scotch Whisky map. With a 5-star visitor experience, café and specialist whisky shop featuring single malts from all over Scotland. Whisky Distillery Tours in Glasgow | The Clydeside Distillery
Or head further afield to Glengoyne Distillery, described as ‘Scotland’s most beautiful distillery’. Nestled below the picturesque Campsie hills, just 40 minutes drive from Glasgow and Stirling and close to Loch Lomond, this traditional, hard-working distillery has been producing a unique selection of award winning Highland Single Malt whiskies since 1833.Glengoyne is open all year for guided distillery tours, whisky tastings, malt master sessions, masterclasses, and unique events. Tours run on the hour from 10am – 5pm Visit Us | Whisky Tours | Glengoyne Distillery
Treat dad to lunch or a spot of afternoon tea at Willow Tea Rooms. Situated in the heart of the city centre at 97 Buchanan Street, the Willow Tea Rooms is the perfect place to celebrate dad’s special day. The Willow Tea Rooms and Gift Shop at 97 Buchanan St, Glasgow
The Retail and Movie Lover
Princes Square will be open 11am – 5pm on Sunday, why not make a day of it and treat dad to an early morning coffee in Tinderbox or Cafe Bombon, have a browse round the stores, followed by lunch in Il Pavone; Zizzi or Barca or The Big Feed Kitchen. If you’re feeling lazy, book some tickets for a movie at Everyman and enjoy chilling in one of the city’s coolest cinemas. Home | Princes Square | Glasgow
The Art Lover
Discover some of the best art in the city at The Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, take a look round the museum or visit the home of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret Macdonald at The Mackintosh House at The Hunterian The Hunterian (gla.ac.uk) If you’re on the south side, head to House for An Art Lover and enjoy a walk around the grounds or take in the Bernat Klein exhibition, followed by lunch or coffee and cake at The Art Lover’s Cafe. Highlights – House for an Art Lover
The Outdoor Enthusiast
Set sail with a trip round Loch Lomond on Cruises | Sweeney’s Cruise Co. (sweeneyscruiseco.com) This one hour circular tour of Loch Lomond’s South basin enjoys views of the magnificent Ben Lomond and passes a number of Loch Lomond’s stately homes and castles along the shoreline. Venture out towards Inchmurrin Island- the largest of Loch Lomond’s 33 islands and home to the ancient remains of Lennox Castle, which in the 14th century sheltered a fugitive Robert the Bruce before he was to become King of Scotland.
Whatever you decide to do this Father’s Day – we hope you have a great day and enjoy spoiling the special man in your life!