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    Housed in our beautiful B-listed building, The Pipers’ Tryst Hotel is located in Glasgow’s vibrant city centre.

The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory, CBE, FRSE - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE.    Read More

Things to do in Glasgow

Glasgow is vibrant, exciting and full of fun things to do, but where to begin?

Or how about our own festival Piping Live! (Video courtesy of People Make Glasgow)

Museums

You could start with the city's iconic buildings, first taking a walk through the city's museums and galleries to find everything from Dinosaurs to Dali, and a tour of the historic City Chambers and magnificent Glasgow Cathedral. Football fans will also undoubtedly want to take a look behind the scenes of Scotland's national stadium at the Hampden Experience, taking in the iconic sporting venue.

Top Attractions in Glasgow 
Glasgow Museums 

Art & Culture

Mackintosh lovers will find The Willow Tea Rooms, The Lighthouse, House for an Art Lover, and the Glasgow School of Art to be must-visits, with the Hard Rock Cafe nearby to provide a stop-off. There's also plenty to do for families, with Loch Lomond Aquarium and Snow Factor just a short distance away from the city.

Attractions

For something a little bit different, why not head over to Glasgow Science Centre or the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery to find fascinating exhibitions and collections, or step aboard the Tall Ship, an icon of Glasgow's ship-building heritage still afloat to this day!

Tours

Looking to explore more of Scotland? Glasgow's the perfect city to depart from, as you'll find Rabbie's Small Group Tours and Timberbush Tours regularly setting off from the City Centre to destinations across the country.

Whisky lovers will relish a tour of Glengoyne Distillery, and Tennent's Wellpark Brewery presents a fascinating look into the history and success of Scotland's oldest brewery.

To top it off, all of our attractions are supported by a great network of tourist transport - so why not see it all on the City Sightseeing open-topped tourist bus, hopping on and off as many times as you like?

 

The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory, CBE, FRSE - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE

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HRH The Prince Charles,
Duke of Rothesay, Patron

with Founders, Sir Brian and Lady Ivory and the Lord Provost Bob Winter on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Opening of The National Piping Centre.

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