Art Nouveau and more in Glasgow.

Was recently looking through my vast collection of photos ~ yes I am that girl who refuses to give up the pleasure of sticking physical photos in actual albums ( as well as backing them up on the pc ๐Ÿ™‚ ), when I came accross some snapshots of a trip to Glasgow we took a couple of years ago. Have you ever visited? I was definatly an Edinburgh enthusiast ( and still am ) when it comes to Scotlands cities so it came as a surprise that I enjoyed Glasgow as much as I did. Brimming with beautiful architecture ( Charles Rennie Mackintosh studied, taught and designed here),museums, galleries, shopping and restaurants its a culture vultures heaven. I wish we had time to see more but we did manage to take in The Peoples Palace, The Kelvingrove Museum, The Lighthouse Gallery and The Glasgow School of Art.
The hop on and off buses are a great way of seeing Scotlands largest city.
Enjoy the pics. ๐Ÿ™‚

The People's Palace.
The People’s Palace.
The Winter Gardens at The People's Palace.
The Winter Gardens at The People’s Palace.
Scotties :)
Scotties ๐Ÿ™‚
.Art Deco building
.Art Deco building
Dramatic welcome in the Kelvingrove.
Dramatic welcome in the Kelvingrove.
Art in the Kelvingrove.
Art in the Kelvingrove.
Look Up !
Look Up !
Sign for The Willow TeaRoom.
Sign for The Willow TeaRoom.
The Glasgow School Of Art.
The Glasgow School Of Art.
School Of Art Sign.
School Of Art Sign.
Mackintosh Chair.
Mackintosh Chair.
Spiral staircase in The Lighthouse Gallery.
Spiral staircase in The Lighthouse Gallery.

Speeking of trips I have decided to take part in a bit of a challenge ! I was reading a great blog entry on Is That You Darling where Janey who writes the blog shared her day out at the seaside ( most beautiful pictures of beach huts, rainbows and big skies โค ) as part of the #take12trips challenge. Take 12 Trips was thought up by Clare at Need Another Holiday. The idea is simple. Visit somewhere new once a month and blog about it ! It could be a break away , a day trip or an afternoon in a place on your doorstep you’ve never taken the time to discover. The good news is you can start whenever you like so If you fancy a go yourself link up to other bloggers on twitter at #take12trips. I’m going to begin the challenge later this month !

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8 thoughts on “Art Nouveau and more in Glasgow.”

  1. I’ve been to both Glasgow and Edinburgh and they are bith fantastic places to visit. Family hols as kid were almost always spent camping on the west coast of Scotland and the countryside is breathtaking. ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Dear Shazza, thanks for sharing your pictures with us! It is so nice to see pictures of places we want to but cannot go ourselves. One thing I wanted to let you know though: the building you pointed out as Art Nouveau is actually an Art Deco building. On the other hand, the School of Art is a good example of the so called Glasgow Art Nouveau! Thanks again! I love Glasgow Art Nouveau!

  3. Funny I should spot this! I’m planning a day trip to Glasgow later this month. Like you say, Edinburgh always wins and I’ve only ever driven past Glasgow. I have a lot to do in a day! ๐Ÿ™‚

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