Top things to do in Edinburgh and Glasgow this spring

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Edinburgh and Glasgow are Scotland's two largest cities and spring is the most beautiful time to visit them. As the weather begins to warm up and the flowers start to bloom, it only makes visitors want to explore the cultural, historical, and natural attractions even more!

If you’re planning a trip, here’s what you do in Edinburgh and Glasgow this Spring:




  1. Stroll through the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh 

If you’re wanting to appreciate the wonder that is nature, then take a stroll through the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. It’s home to plants from around the world and spring is the perfect time to see them show off their beauty. 


  1. Walk along the Water of Leith Walkway

Beside the Water of Leith river runs a scenic walkway through the city of Edinburgh. This walkway is the perfect way to experience the city's beautiful views and natural surroundings.


  1. Explore the Edinburgh Castle 

Sitting on top of an extinct volcano is where you’ll find one of Scotland’s most iconic landmarks- Edinburgh Castle. Whether you’re wanting to learn more about its historical exhibits or simply take in the breathtaking views of the city, the castle is a must-see. 


  1. Visit the Edinburgh International Science Festival 

If science is your name then Edinburgh in April is your game! During the month of April, the city will be home to the Edinburgh International Science Festival. Here, you’ll be able to find a variety of science-related events and activities for all ages.




  1. Roam through the Glasgow Botanic Gardens 

If you’re a nature lover then the Glasgow Botanic Gardens is where you want to be. Covering over 27 acres of land, the beauty that fills the gardens and greenhouses will leave your jaw on the floor.   


  1. Visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is home to artworks, artefacts, and exhibits that explore Scottish culture and history. This world-renowned museum and art gallery was founded in 1901 and is still considered a must-see today. 


  1. Explore the Glasgow Necropolis 

If history and architecture are what you’re after then you’ll want to explore the Glasgow Necropolis. Despite being a place where people are laid to rest, this Victorian cemetery is a unique and enchanting destination.

Both Edinburgh and Glasgow are full of exciting and unique activities to enjoy in the springtime. But if you’re looking for a place to store your belongings while you travel then contact Len’s Storage today!