Hotel Du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens’s recommended activities and attractions

Hotel Du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens is one of Scotland’s most romantic and sumptuous hotels. Celebrities such as Kylie Minogue, George Clooney and Gwyneth Paltrow have stayed there and the hotel treats all guests as VIPs offering a bespoke, personalised experience to each guest. The building and its beautiful architectural features gives guests a glimpse into the lives of Glasgow’s richest merchants who once built and owned the property. 

 

Below, you will find a selection of activities and attractions recommended by the hotel. Glasgow is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city with wonderfully friendly and welcoming people. Don’t miss the chance to explore it when you visit it.

 

Art Gallery & Museum Tour

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

A mixture of the British Museum, The V&A and the National Art Gallery.  Highlights include Armoury, Impressionist Art, Rembrandt and Dali’s Christ of St John of the Cross. Free Tours daily at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm: Intermezzo Personal daytime tours including a glass of wine on arrival  £25 per person. Guests can tailor make their own tour or take a highlights tour of the collection.

Burrell Collection
The personal collection of Sir William Burrell, whose house forms part of the hotel, which was gifted to the City.  The Museum sits in parkland and contains a world renowned collection of Impressionist art as well as Greek, Roman and Egyptian artefacts, tapestries and medieval objects.  Free tours twice daily – times vary. Intermezzo Personal tours including a glass of wine on arrival  £25 per person Guests can tailor make their own tour or take a highlights tour of the collection.

Gallery of Modern Art
Housed in Georgian Mansion the Gallery of Modern Art shows contemporary work by Scottish and International artists.  Work by artists from Glasgow School of Art, who can be found on the shortlist for the Turner Prize each year, is also on display. Free Tours on Saturday and Sunday. Intermezzo Personal daytime tours including tea/coffee on arrival  £20 per person. Guests can tailor make their own tour or take a highlights tour of the collection.

Riverside Museum
Glasgow’s newest museum, designed by the architect Zaha Hadid, houses transportation objects and showcases the City’s industrial past.  Highlights include locomotives, models of ships built on the Clyde and a recreation of an Edwardian street. Free tours twice daily – times vary. Intermezzo Personal daytime tours including tea/coffee on arrival  £20 per person. Guests can tailor make their own tour or take a highlights tour of the collection.

 

Interactive Full or ½ day Falconry.

The opportunity to meet all the birds at the centre and to fly and handle a variety of birds. Go to strathblanefalconry.co.uk

 

Loch Lomond Discovery Tour.

A sensational 40 minute seaplane experience covering over 80 miles of the loch Lomond & Trossachs national park.   Go to lochlomondseaplanes.com

 

A guide to Charles Rennie Mackintosh in Glasgow

There is a number of beautiful buildings to visit: House for an Art Lover, The Glasgow School of Art, The Willow Tea Rooms, Mackintosh House.

 

The open top bus tour

Giving you 28 stops throughout the city – you can hop off and hop on.

 

Glengoyne – Scotland’s most beautiful distillery.

You have the opportunity to create your very own blend of whisky, and take home.

 

Glasgow is perfect for touring

One hour and you are in Edinburgh, 40 minutes in Stirling.

 

Recommended restaurants

Rogano – Oldest restaurant in Glasgow, In 1935, as the great Cunard liner ‘Queen Mary’ took shape on the Clyde, a restaurant was refitted in the same Art Deco style and a Glasgow legend was born. The Ubiquitous Chip – another famous Glasgow Restaurant.

 

Shopping

Glasgow has some amazing shopping, boutique shopping on the doorstep of the hotel and designer shopping in Glasgow City Centre.

 

To see Hotel Du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens’ latest offers and packages, visit our offers page, or the hotel’s website.