Getting on/off a motorcoach; driving about 7 miles, approximately 1 hour. Walking up to 1 mile at Kelvingrove, periods of standing; paved paths, marble floors, step-free access available to all areas. Extent and duration of walking and other activities during free time according to personal choice.
In the hotel dining room, we will have a breakfast buffet with a range of hot and cold items, as well as coffee, tea, water, and fruit juices.
At the hotel, our Study Leader will deliver a lecture introducing us to Scotland’s fascinating history. After the lecture, we’ll board a motorcoach for an exploration of central Glasgow with informative commentary by our Study Leader, seeing highlights including Glasgow Cathedral, George Square, and architecture designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. We’ll complete our exploration at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, home to an extensive collection of art and antiquities including works by Rembrandt, Renoir, and Van Gogh, and a gallery focused on Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style. After an introduction by our Study Leader, we’ll have some time to explore Kelvingrove at our own pace.
At the Kelvingrove Museum Café, we will have a light lunch of soup and sandwiches with coffee, tea, water included; other beverages available for purchase.
Free time. This block of time has been set aside for your personal independent exploration to see and do what interests you most. Please refer to the list of Free Time Opportunities. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions.
This meal has been excluded from the program cost and is on your own to enjoy what you like. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions.