Kelvingrove Park

On sunny days you’ll be competing with the locals for sought after picnic real estate.

What can you do there? You could start with an energetic game of tennis or a more leisurely game of bowls. Your kids can burn up some energy in one of the two play areas, or do their stuff in the skatepark.

Don’t forget to stop at the refurbished bandstand and amphitheatre. International stars who have played recently at this 1920s outdoor venue include Brian Wilson, Pixies, Chic and Van Morrison.

If you’re walking there from Glasgow Queen Street it will take you around 30 minutes. Take the train to Charing Cross Glasgow or the Subway from Buchanan Street to Kelvinhall if you want to cut down on your walking time.

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