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Hi Have stayed in Edinburgh lots of times and love it but would now like to give Glasgow a go...We would like to stay somewhere central (in Edinburgh most attractions /museums etc are in walking distance of each other)I understand Glasgow is more spread out?...so looking for somewhere near the majority of tourist places...Thanks

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1. Re: First timers

Anywhere in the City Centre that suits your budget is fine, the only reason it is more spread out is the suburbs but most of what you want to see is within reasonable walking distance and only the Kelvingrove Museum and University area of the West End is slightly out by a mile or two and perfectly reachable by our Subway in around 8-10 mins.

Hop on Hop off City bus tour is a great way to see the city at around £12 for 2 days and stops at all the major attractions including those above.

My usual suggestion is take the full commentary tour first (1hr 45min) then go around again stopping off at the places that interest you, tour starts at George Square but you can join at any point.

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Thanks for the speedy response, never thought about hop on bus thats a good idea...reading other reviews is making me excited especially the restaurants they look great (we like to eat...and drink)....also looking to stay an extra day then do a one day tour with Rabbies tours the whisky one we think.....would we be able to turn up at the shop chancing it to have room for two? its just hard to plan what day we would want to go....Thanks

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3. Re: First timers

The Rabbies tours are good and get great reviews, I take it the one you are looking at is the Trossachs and Stirling one at around £30.

It is very doubtful you would be able to turn up and go as they use a 16 seater Mercedes minibus so it is usually booked out in advance, but you could contact them to make sure.

So many great Restuarants we couldn't possibly recommend anything in particular unless we knew your budget or tastes.

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4. Re: First timers

Thanks for that..i will contact them first...mmmm restaurants love Indian and THai not much we don't like lol don't mind spending £40/£50 a head for a splurge...also just looked at the Park Inn is this hotel well placed...we stay in one at York sometimes and it's ok.

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5. Re: First timers

For Indian then welcome to the Curry Capital!!!

We love our Indian food and there is no shortage of choice.

For Thai, and if you are willing to shell out that kind of money then try Chayphraya on Sauchiehall St, as well as the food you get to dine in a fantastic building with marble staircases and decor, it used to be the Athenium Theatre, very Romanesque.

Park Inn by Radisson is slap bang in the City Centre, 3 minutes walk from either Central or Queen St stations with loads of Bars within staggering distance.

www.5pm.com for ideas.

Edited: 20 May 2014, 22:27
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6. Re: First timers

Sorry re last Chayphraya is of course on Buchanan St, 2 streets along from Park Inn and not Sauchiehall!!!

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