8 Easter eggstravaganzas in Glasgow
With the Easter Holidays looming, many people will be looking to get out of the house and spend time with the family.
Weather permitting of course, Easter can be a fantastic holiday although Glasgow seems to be have been “springing” between spring and winter for the last week. The old cliche always rings true in Scotland, “you can experience four seasons in one day.”
No “yolk”, GlasgowLiving brings you 8 of the top Easter activities available in Glasgow.
8. Glasgow Tower, The Science Centre
One of the most elusive of Glasgow tourist attractions, besieged by difficulties since its opening, the Glasgow Tower is still a majestic feat of scientific engineering. Reaching 127 metres in height, Glasgow Tower is the tallest, vertical, fully rotating, freestanding structure, in the world, Rotating 360 degrees into the wind, it offers a panoramic view of Glasgow available nowhere else in the city.
7. The Room, Bath Street
Fancy yourself a bit of a Sherlock like sleuth, or still engrossed in Crystal Maze reruns? “The Riddle Room” on Bath Street will certainly tickle your pickle. 60 minutes to escape a room by solving a mystery, but be aware in “The Room” nothing is quite as it seems. Working together is the only way to escape “The Room”.
6. Cadbury Easter Egg Trail, Various Locations
With 50 individual trails available, no two trails will ever be the same. Captivate the family this Easter throw in a little bribery of some free chocolate and you have a winning combination. Upon receiving their Eggsplorer Trail Journal, budding explorers can follow clues and once they complete the trial, will be rewarded with a delicious Cadbury’s egghead.
5. Pressure Electric Frog, Easter Weekender, SWG3
Dance music fans are in for a musical feast this Easter Weekend as two festivals take place in Glasgow. Pressure and Electric Frog’s Easter Weekender brings some of the brightest talent in the world of dance music to SWG3. You can expect to see DJ’s such as Tram, Surgeon, Vitalic and Josh Wink amongst a host of others appear at this highly anticipated event.
4. National Museum of Rural Life, Kittochside Stewartfield
It’s Easter there are baby animals everywhere, why not take the family along to meet the new arrivals, situated in Stewartfield, the National museum of Rural Life, provides an insight into the working world of rural life, jump on board the Farm Explorer, meet the lambs and the new offspring. Visiting the National Museum of Rural Life on Easter Sunday will be a brilliant and (whisper it) educational day for all the family
3. Love Action Weekend, Arches & SWG3
A four day festival of music in Glasgow. The Love Action Weekender, welcomes some of the biggest names in the world of dance music, Super 8 & Tab, Mk, Danny Howells, Seb Fontaine, Hot Since 82, Tensnake and plenty more for a brilliant weekend of dance music in what is hopefully going to be the beginnings of a yearly dance festival.
2. Riverside Museum, Clyde Waterfront
Voted the top museum in Europe 2013, the £73 million pounds museum has rich tapestry of exhibitions showcasing the history of transport, whilst also providing a brilliant historically accurate Glasgow street scene from the past. Throughout Easter the Riverside Museum is providing visitors and children with a new Adventurers exhibition.
1. Inflatable Fun City, Glasgow Green
Fingers crossed about the weather (forecast is looking good), Glasgow Green welcomes the Inflatable Fun City, which encompasses bungee runs, inflatable zorba balls (sort of like enormous hamster balls), bouncy castles and so much more. Adults are admitted free, although sadly not permitted on the inflatables.