Located close to Glasgow city centre, Celtic Park is one of the most popular stadiums in the United Kingdom, and the second busiest in term of attendance per match. You need not worry, though — here are some useful tips.
Located outside of Glasgow, Celtic Park is served directly by several bus lines, and is within 10 to 15 minutes’ walk of Glasgow's central rail station.
Is it your first time at Parkhead? Make sure to learn some of the terminology used by Celtic supporters. The stadium's east stand is named Lisbon Lions, after the 1967’s Celtic team that won the European Cup. The west stand is called Jock Stein, dedicated to the legendary former coach who trained the Lisbon Lions and won nine consecutive Scottish League Championships.
Celtic Park, the Scotland national football team's home venue, has hosted various UEFA Euro games. The venue can also be converted for other athletic events, such as the Commonwealth Games and rugby matches. Music concerts are regularly held there, too.
Scotland is home to more than a hundred whisky distilleries. All of them are directly accessible from Glasgow, which sits at the centre of five whisky-producing regions. However, there's more than just whisky –Glasgow is a young, vibrant city ideal for any art lover or aspiring artist.
Visit the Glengoyne Single Malt distillery, one of Scotland's oldest and most famous. Learn about the spirit's distillation, what makes a single malt and why Glengoyne whisky doesn't have the same smokey taste as other brands. Join the grand tour to blend your own whisky, and take a bottle of your creation back home.
Glasgow, recognized as a culture capital over the past few decades, is home to various contemporary art museums, art galleries and one of the best art schools in Europe. The city has emerged from its industrial past, converting old structures into exhibition centres and art studios – an artist's ideal playground!
Surrounded by the Municipal Chambers, home of the Glasgow Council, George Square features a magnificent statue of Queen Victoria and eleven smaller statues dedicated to Glasgow’s historical personalities, including poet Thomas Campbell and inventor James Watt. The former headquarters of the Bank of Scotland, facing the City Chambers, are now home to beautiful restaurants.