Welcome to the dear green place, Glasgow! Glasgow is the home of Panoptic Events and one of our favourite cities in the world. Renowned for its rich history, diverse culture, and a lively fusion of old-world charm and contemporary attractions, guarantee you that Glasgow promises an exciting and unforgettable destination for your next incentive trip.This vibrant city is the perfect mix of cool and classy, striking the best balance of grungy and gorgeous with edgy dive bars and Michelin starred restaurants. With so much to see and do, knowing where to start with your planning can be a challenge but don’t worry, we’re here to help! We’ve put together this list of the top incentives in Glasgow to help give you some inspiration so follow along to find out what this city has to offer!
Top Incentives in Glasgow
Looking for something totally unique? Treat yourself and your group to a visit to Glasgow’s exciting and informative Science Centre! This incentive is perfect for all ages, with exhibits that’ll keep the little ones amused and the adults amazed. Here, you can explore everything from the mysteries of the universe in the planetarium to the marvels of technology in the rest of the interactive science museum. If you’re looking for something for just the grown ups, the Science Centre does adults only nights where you can explore the exhibitions with a themed cocktail in hand and a trendy DJ playing music for you to enjoy!
Panoptic has previously used the Science Centre as a venue for one of our fabulous events! You can read our case study about it here or check out the video of the event below.
Take a Music Walking Tour of Glasgow
Music lover? Then this will undoubtedly be one of the top incentives in Glasgow for you! Led by an expert guide, this tour will immerse you in the city’s rich musical heritage, offering fascinating insights into Glasgow’s contributions to the world of music. As you stroll through the vibrant streets, you’ll discover the hidden stories behind legendary venues, influential artists, and the evolution of various music genres. Glasgow boasts a proud musical legacy, from its influential role in the birth of indie rock to its thriving live music scene. Your tour will take you to iconic places like the Barrowland Ballroom, renowned for hosting legendary concerts, and King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, where many successful bands got their start. This is a pure dead brilliant way to get to know this amazing city!
Tour the Necropolis
Maybe a spookier choice but undoubtedly one of the top incentives in Glasgow, tour the city’s famous Necropolis. A Victorian graveyard, the Necropolis is a spot full of history, stunning architecture, great views of the city and even a touch of Hollywood as this has been a filming location for movies such as The Batman! Led by a knowledgeable guide, your tour will transport you through time as you explore the intricate details and captivating stories behind the ornate gravestones and tombs. The Glasgow Necropolis serves as the final resting place for many notable figures, and your guide will bring their stories to life, shedding light on their contributions to the city’s history. By the end of the tour, you’ll have a deep appreciation for the Necropolis’s role in preserving Glasgow’s history and a newfound connection to the city’s past, you’ll also have been treated to one of the best views in the city!
Dance a Ceilidh!
Experience a slice of authentic Scottish culture by engaging in some social dancing and getting involved in a Ceilidh. A Ceilidh, pronounced “kay-lee,” is a traditional Scottish social gathering filled with music, dancing, and loads of fun! Guided by expert instructors, you’ll be led through the steps and moves of traditional Scottish folk dances. These dances are characterised by their energetic and rhythmic nature, often accompanied by live Celtic music, including fiddles, bagpipes, and an accordion. It’s a great way to bring a group together and get to know one of the favourite pastimes of many Scots!
Art and culture enthusiasts, get ready for an enchanting journey through Glasgow’s artistic treasures with a guided tour of the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. This world-renowned institution is one of the top incentives in Glasgow for those seeking to explore the city’s artistic legacy. The museum itself is housed in a building that is a work of art in its own right and it’s filled to the brim with various artistic treasures such as works by Salvador Dali, Vincent Van Gogh and of course, Charles Rennie Mackintosh! Tour the museum and discover artistic wonders, fossils, and if timed right the wonder of an organ concert.
Take a Food Tour of Glasgow
Looking for a unique way to get to know the city and taste some amazing delights along the way? Check out this food tour of Glasgow! Guided by a knowledgeable foodie expert, you’ll embark on a flavorful journey through Glasgow’s renowned restaurants and eateries. From Michelin star spots like Cail Bruich and institutions like the Ubiquitous Chip, to the birthplace of the world famous Tikka Masala in the Shish Mahal – Glasgow is full to the brim of exciting food spots and local history waiting to be uncovered! For its excitement and the world class gastronomy this tour has to offer, it absolutely has to be one of the top incentives in Glasgow.
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