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Glasgow Shopping

If you're planning for a whole day of retail therapy, you're in for a real treat. Glasgow is the UK's best shopping centre outside of London, where gleaming malls sit alongside bohemian shops selling specialised crafts and precious gifts. And where better to begin your purchase pleasure than the St Enoch Centre. With over 80 shops under one roof, selling everything from the latest fashion and footwear to fine china and this seasons Rangers kit, the St Enoch Centre truly is 'The Spirit of Glasgow'.

Hotels near the center of Glasgow
The Z Hotel Glasgow from £35.00
Dachaigh Home from £80.00
Premier Inn Glasgow City - George Square3 starfrom £65.00
Millennium Hotel Glasgow4 starfrom £56.81
Dreamhouse Apartments Glasgow City Centre4 starfrom £99.00

Buchanan Galleries shopping centre

Buchanan Galleries shopping centre is situated in the heart of Glasgow city centre, Scotland's shopping capital. With over 80 of the best high street shops including John Lewis, Mango, Gap, The Whisky Shop, Virgin Cosmetics and Boots, you'll have plenty to choose from.

The Forge Shopping Centre

The Forge Shopping Centre, with over 400,000 sq.ft. of fabulous shopping is one of Scotland's Premier Shopping centres. Over 70 'High Street' shops, over 1600 car parking spaces, one of the biggest ASDA and petrol station superstores - and all under cover, it's designed to make you feel at ease and at home. Easy to reach, committed to disabled visitors, and with a comprehensive range of customer facilities and services, the Centre is open seven days There's free entertainment every weekend, a multi-screen cinema with catering on offer from McDonalds, O'Briens, BB's Coffee & Muffins and The Recharge Bar - and if you haven't been before - you're missing an experience of a lifetime.

Barras Market

Shortly after the turn of the century a young woman created a trading situation in the east end of Glasgow, which has now become renowned throughout the world as "The Barras" Margaret Russell, daughter of an Ayrshire policeman got her first taste of business at the tender age of twelve, when she looked after a fruit barrow belonging to her mothers friend, in a street in Parkhead, Glasgow. She thrived in this enviroment and saved up enough money to buy a fruit shop in Bridgeton (East End Glasgow). It was during one of her regular visits to the fruit market that she met James McIver, whom she later married. Together they set up business at a yard in the district of Calton where they rented out horses and carts to traders who hawked around the wealthier streets of Glasgow. Soon they aquired more ground, this time in Moncur Street where they rented out static barrows to traders to trade to the public on Saturday mornings. This is now the present site of Glasgow Barrowland (Now affectionately known as "The Barras")