~ THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS ~

Glasgow has got to be one of the most child friendly cities in the World!

We do love to welcome our little visitors; they are the tourists of the future. Although most venues listed below are suitable for a variety of age groups, it is always worth checking in advance if certain areas or attractions have restrictions.

Glasgow Science Centre

Glasgow Science Centre

Approx. 15 minutes by foot from the Acorn Hotel.

Your little Einstein’s will spend hours of fun here. Located in the Clyde Waterfront Regeneration area, it houses three main buildings, a science mall, Glasgow tower and an IMAX cinema.

Glasgow Botanic Gardens

GLASGOW BOTANIC GARDENS

Approx. 15 minutes by foot from the Acorn Hotel.

Ideal for a day out with all the family, the Botanic Gardens are easily to get to, situated in the West End of Glasgow. Open daily, younger kids will enjoy minibeasts, the birds and the tree trails that lead you through a trail of the Gardens and Arboretum.

Snow Factor

Snow Factor

APPROX. 15 MINUTES BY CAR FROM THE ACORN HOTEL.

This is a great venue to visit at any time of the year, especially on a rainy day in Glasgow. Scotland’s only year-round ski centre boasts having the longest indoor real snow slope in the UK. It has a main ski slope, ice climbing wall, Sledging and 4 ski lifts to keep everyone amused from the moment they arrive.

Cineworld

Cineworld Cinema Glasgow Renfrew Street

APPROX. 6 MINUTES BY CAR FROM THE ACORN HOTEL.

At the end of a long day, or even if you’ve been let down by the Scottish weather, there’s always the cinema to entertain the kids!

R-Cade Glasgow

R-Cade Glasgow

APPROX. 15 MINUTES BY CAR FROM THE ACORN HOTEL.

If you have a gamer in your house, you won’t be able to pass up an opportunity to visit here. From retro videogames to the very latest merch, you’ll really enjoy browsing through all they have on sale.

Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood Bowl

APPROX. 15 MINUTES BY CAR FROM THE ACORN HOTEL.

There are an amazing 25 bowling lanes here, an American themed diner and endless arcade games to supply lots of fun. Family prices are from £23.85, so great value all round.

More things to see and do in Glasgow

Glasgow Tours

Tours

Glasgow is a city that can easily be discovered by foot, bike, or bus.

TOP ATTRACTIONS IN GLASGOW

Tourist Attractions

Glasgow as a city break destination most has everything for which you would wish.

Shopping

Shopping

The “Style Mile” Glasgow has some of the most stylish shopping options in the UK.

CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH

Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Countless tours, trips and attractions all dedicated to Mackintosh are available to enjoy in Glasgow city.

FOOD AND DRINK

Food and Drink

Glasgow has really come into its own in recent years and offers endless choices when it comes to eating out.

Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment

On any given night there are hundreds of events happening including music, sport, and theatre performances.