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Exeter Airport offers daily flights to Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland, the year round.
Glasgow is situated in the in the west central lowlands of Scotland and as such the weather is mild the whole year round with average winter temperatures during the coldest month being about 2ºC, with the average temperature in the warmest month being around 20ºC. The temperature during the summer months has been known on occasion to reach as high as 31ºC but this is not a common occurrence.
Glasgow sits on the bank of the river Clyde that has not only influenced the prosperity of the city through its trade during the 18th and 19th century where at its peak it was creating a quarter of all locomotives worldwide, but has also influenced and been inspiration for artist such as Sir Muirhead Bone, John Atkinson Grimshaw and L.S.Lowry.
Glasgow is a city with wide ranging culture from sporting events through to modern art, all can be found with relative ease. The Mitchell Library which was established in 1877 is Glasgow’s main library, it is also one of the largest reference libraries in Europe housing over 1.3 million books as well large collections of photographs, maps and newspapers.
Glasgow, even though not the capital of Scotland, houses most of Scotland’s National Arts institutes including the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, National Theatre of Scotland and the Scottish Youth Theatre.
A major point of interest is the 13th century Cathedral of Saint Mungo, who is the patron saint of Glasgow. The cathedral sits on the site where Saint Mungo supposedly built his church and the tomb of the saint is in the lower crypts of the Cathedral.
Glasgow has many notable buildings of feature thanks to Charles Rennie Mackintosh who was the main exponent of Art Nouveau throughout the whole United Kingdom. He designed many buildings in Glasgow including the Glasgow school of arts.
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