An Easter Adventure with the Subway!

This Easter break, go on an egg-cellent adventure with the Subway!

It’s not always easy to plan for the Easter break so we thought we’d take some of the pressure off, below we’ve collected a few of our top picks for activities going on across the Easter break – all of which are easy to reach by the Subway. The best thing about this guide? Most of our picks are FREE or discounted with your Subway Smartcard as part of our Upper Circle!

Buchanan Street

From Buchanan Street, take a stroll along the side of George Square to Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), Scotland’s most visited modern art gallery. From Tuesday 3rd – Saturday 14th April, GoMA will be holding their Easter activity; The Big Inner City Project so, if the family love arts and crafts, head on down and join in the fun!

Gallery of Modern Art

Take the Outer Circle to Shields Road (two 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.

Love movies? Head along to the Secret Sunday Cinema Club at Scotland Street School Museuem for a family movie afternoon.

Scotland Street School will also holding various arts and crafts events over this break.

Scotland Street School

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

Kinning Park Subway stop has lots of activities that all the family can join in with, like RollerStop and Laser Quest!

RollerStop is the place to be if you love skating. With family Easter holiday roller discos suitable for ages 4+ which include group games and acitivites, this is a great place for some fun with the family! If you’re one of our lucky Upper Circle members, you can recieve a 10% discount on entry fee and skate hire when booking online.


Laser Quest is the number 1 brand of Laser tag boasting Glasgow’s largest multi level game arena. Whilst the kids are having a ball mums and dads can relax in the café area or even join in the fun at the space themed arcade. Don’t forget two games for just £7 with your Smartcard and The Upper Circle!

Laser Quest

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 over 120 years ago!

Looking for something a bit different? The Riverside museum will be holding a whole variety of  Easter themed arts and crafts workshops every day of the week!

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.

With 22 themed galleries which display over 8000 objects, Kelvingrove has something for everyone and is the perfect place for a family day of exploring.

Take the family along to their Egg-stravaganza event which includes themed activities and an Easter egg hunt.

Suitable for families aged 5+.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Take the Outer Circle to St Enoch (six stops approx. 12 mins journey time)

After all of the excitement of the day, tummies will definitely be rumbling so stop off for a bite the Willow Tea Rooms on Buchanan Street for a touch of history with your meal!

Inspired by the works of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the Willow Tea Rooms at 97 Buchanan Street are modelled on Kate Cranston’s Ingram Street Tea Rooms from the early 1900s recreating the fabulous interiors from the White Dining Room and the Chinese (Blue) Room. Not only some amazing decor, but freshly-made food for all the family, from soups and sandwiches to afternoon tea and some seriously tempting treats!

Plus, if you’re a member of our Upper Circle you can recieve a 10% discount on your food bill.

The Willow Tea Rooms


*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.