Go on an adventure with Glasgow Subway


As the February half-term break approaches let the Subway take you on an adventure.

For only £2.70 with a Smartcard you can travel the entire Subway network, jumping on and off as you please. If you’re taking the kids as well, children under five can travel for free whilst those under 16 travel all day for £1.35 with a Smartcard. And with staff on hand to assist you with your pram and any other needs, we take the stress away letting you enjoy your family day out!

With 15 stops located around the centre, taking just 12 minutes to cross the city, it’s easy to visit the sights and if you’re not familiar with Glasgow we’ve pulled together some highlights all easy to access via the Subway. Better still most are FREE or discounted with your Subway Smartcard!

Buchanan Street

From Buchanan Street, take a stroll along the side of George Square to Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art, Scotland’s most visited modern art gallery, displaying work that highlights the interests, influences and working methods of artists from around the world.

Gallery of Modern Art

Take the Outer Circle to Shields Road (four stops approx. 8 mins journey time)

Hop off at Shields Road and directly across the road you’ll find Scotland Street School, it tells the story of 100 years of education in Scotland, from the late 19th century to the late 20th century.

On 12th February why not join the Horrible Heidie tour taking place 1-2.45pm this fun, fear filled and informative tour of Scotland Street School Museum. Learn about Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the community who attended the school and education and life in the old days. Do not be late or you will face the wrath of the heedie.

Scotland Street School

Take the Outer Circle to Kinning Park (one stop approx. 2 mins journey time)

Kinning Park is one Subway stop that certainly hosts loads of fun activities for kids and adults alike and Roller stop is amongst these!

Suitable for ages 4+ it’s great for all the family. Every roller disco has music, disco lights and skate hire available. Don’t forget to show your Subway Smartcard to receive 10% off entry fee and skate hire!

Extra dates have been added on throughout the half term so check out Rollerstop.

Take the Outer Circle to Partick (four stops approx. 8 mins journey time)

Work your way round to Partick to enjoy a visit to a firm family favourite, the Riverside Museum at Glasgow Harbour which is only a short walk from Partick Subway. Here you’ll find more than 3000 objects on display including an original Subway carriage from 120 years ago!

Riverside Museum.

Take the Outer Circle to Kelvinhall (one stop approx. 2 mins journey time)

From Kelvinhall, it’s only a short walk up to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

One of Scotland’s most popular free-to-enter visitor attractions, Kelvingrove is the most visited museum in the United Kingdom outside London.

Currently exhibiting is Life In The Rainforest which uses film and sound to bring the rainforest to life, and experience this unique and atmospheric place – close-up and in action! Objects on display include exotic animals, colourful clothing and even a giant anaconda snakeskin.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Take the Outer Circle to Hillhead (one stop approx. 2 mins journey time)

Tummies will definitely be rumbling now so stop off for a bite to eat at The Hill. Their menu features an array of homemade favourites made from locally sourced, seasonal produce. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner and also catering for children with their kid’s menu. Save 15% with your Subway Smartcard– t&c’s apply.

The Hill Byres Road