Glasgow street art mural of a floating taxi with balloons

Urban Adventure

Whether you are a culture vulture or a thrill seeker, Glasgow has an urban adventure for everyone. Discover the city’s unique street art or enjoy some water sports without leaving the city.

Glasgow mural trail

Discover Glasgow's unique street art covering some of the city's buildings with Walking Tours in Glasgow. Hear about the inspiration behind each piece, spot some recognisable faces, and learn about the city's art scene. Visit walkingtoursin.com to find out more.

Make the city your playground

Take in the sights and discover hidden gems by challenging your group on an interactive GPS city hunt with Funktion Events. Find out more at funktionevents.co.uk.

Adventure days out

Glasgow is a city that loves sport. From whitewater rafting to cycling, it's the perfect place for an urban adventure. 

Pinkston Watersports is home to Scotland's only artificial whitewater rapids course. They offer activities for all levels such as open water swimming, kayaking, canoeing, and white water rafting. Visit Pinkston's website for more info.

Follow in the tracks of an Olympic Champion at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome and treat your team to a unique cycling experience. Finish the day off with some relaxation in the luxury Refresh SpaVisit glasgowlife.org.uk to find out more.

Cathkin Braes Country Park in the southside of the city was host to the mountain bike competition at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Now, you can experience it for yourself, with its mix of terrain and circuits to suit a variety of skill levels. All with stunning views of the city. Find more information at glasgow.gov.uk.

Check out People Make Glasgow's Urban Adventure guide for more ideas. 

Birthplace of football 

While England claims to be the home of football, it was the Scots who truly devised the game as we know it.  Glaswegians are known for their passion for the beautiful game so why not add a tour of one of the city’s iconic football stadiums into your incentive itinerary.  Visit the oldest international football stadium in the world and Europe's first ever national football museum at Hampden Park or walk in the footsteps of footballing legends at of one of Glasgow's famous Old Firm clubs at Celtic Park or Ibrox. 

Subcrawl

The Glasgow Subway, or clockwork orange as it's better known, is one of the city's hidden gems. Generally recognised as the world's third underground railway, after London and Budapest, first opened in 1896 and offers a quirky and fun experience for groups.

Consisting only of a circular line servicing 15 stations, the Sub Crawl allows you to spin around the city in bright orange train carriages from North to South and East to West hopping on and off to from trendy bars to traditional pubs meeting the people that make Glasgow.

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