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The Glasgow Science Centre is only 1.5 miles away from Glasgow Euro Hostel. School groups will be in there element here, where they can immerse themselves in interactive science shows, get involved in workshops and challenge their bodies as well as their minds in one of the world’s best planetariums. The Glasgow Science Centre has everything to keep them (and you!) entertained, from a giant hamster wheel in the cutting-edge BodyWorks exhibition to Scotland’s biggest IMAX Cinema. Educational 3D films show throughout the day and include Under the Sea, To the Arctic and A Beautiful Planet.
The Scottish Football Museum stadium tour allows visitors to experience the underground roadway, team changing rooms and walk down the tunnel of Hampden Park. Guests also get the chance to strike a ball in the Hampden Hotshots gallery and have the shot speed electronically measured! We can guarantee this will spark enough competitive energy to keep the kids entertained for hours – and quite possible the adults, too!
If it’s outdoor adventures you’re after, Glasgow Botanic Gardens is renowned for their tropical plant collections and architecturally impressive glasshouses – the most famous of which is Kibble Palace. Or if the sunshine can’t be guaranteed for the time of year that you’re planning your school trip, the Loch Lomond Aquarium is home to the largest collection of sharks in Scotland, the only Cow Nose Rays in Scotland and family favourites - otters Lily, Pickle and Cub. Chat with our friendly team at Glasgow Euro Hostel to figure out your best route for the day.
For historical sights, did you know that Glasgow Cathedral is the only cathedral to have survived the Reformation of 1560 intact? The Glasgow Necropolis attracts visitors from all over the world. While just a 12-minute walk from Euro Hostel Glasgow, George Square is home to historical buildings and an important collection of statues and monuments.
Daily tours of the Glasgow City Chambers take place here between 10.30am and 2.30pm. Art students will revel in Kelvingrove’s 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries and 8,000 objects on display. One thing’s for sure, you’ll never be struggling for itinerary ideas with a school trip to Glasgow. If you need some inspiration, our Top Attractions in Glasgow 2018 is full of pre-trip research.
If you’d like some help cramming in all the sights, chat to our friendly team who are available 24/7 at reception. Not only are they locals themselves, they can provide a cracking tour booking service.
Group Room Options
At Glasgow Euro Hostel, we have a wide choice of room options that are perfect for school groups. You can choose from shared mixed gender or female only dorms for up to 14 people. Or, for guaranteed privacy, our en-suite private rooms range from single occupancy to comfy bunk beds for up to 8 people. This mean that course leaders can have their own room adjacent to their group. And with a large smart TV in every private room, you can take a well-earned breather before your next outing.
Group Catering Options
“Breakfast needs to be a quick and simple task, a grab-and-go bag with a juice and a snack would be ideal to avoid the hustle and bustle of a breakfast room.”
Our on-site Mint & Lime Bar is the perfect place for some food and relaxation after a busy day exploring Glasgow. We’ve got meal deals and drink promos every day of the week including 2 meals and 2 drinks for £10, ideal for group dining. The morning after we can offer a pick-me-up in the form of our all-you-can-eat hot buffet brekkie from 07:00-10:00 for just £5 each. We can also arrange meals in advance so everything is taken care of before your arrival. If a takeaway snack is all you need to make sure you get to your tour on time, that’s fine too.
School Group Facilities
Euro Hostel Glasgow provides everything school groups need for a secure and comfortable stay with us. Facilities include bike storage, superfast unlimited free Wi-Fi, luggage storage, lockers and electronic key card access. Plus, late check-out and early check-in, ‘cause let’s face it – it’s rare that plans go to plan. Towels are available to hire from reception for a small fee, for those who have forgotten theirs.