Go on an Easter adventure with Glasgow Subway


As the Easter holidays approach let the Subway take you on an adventure.

With a Smartcard you can travel the entire Subway network, jumping on and off as much as you like sampling the sights of the city as you go. 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 April why not put your craft skills to the test and join in the Easter bunny mask making and egg hunt, the fun starts at 1.30!

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!

Roller Disco Every Day During the Easter Holidays

Don’t be bored during the school holidays, come and roller skate! Enjoy time with family and friends having fun on 8 wheels. Suitable for ages 4+.

Every session has disco lights, music (pop & chart hits), skates for hire, rink marshals and games! Special appearances from the Easter Bunny too!


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!

On 15th and 16th April from 1.30 have some fun making and decorating your own carousel with Easter bunnies and chicks!

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.

Fitting nicely with our superhero theme join the family workshop to make a superhero mask inspired by the animals in the Kelvingrove Life Gallery and the superheroes featured in Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics exhibition. Exhibiting 1st to 6th April from 1.30.

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

*Terms and Conditions Apply

  • Applies to children under 16 years old travelling with a Smartcard
  • Children under five travel for free if accompanied by a fare paying adult.