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What's more Scottish than some Scotch whisky? For a reasonable price, visitors can learn how the spirit is made and enjoy a complimentary dram or so. Recent visitors thought very well of the Glengoyne Distillery, saying the guided tour was very interesting and informative and that the taste test was very smooth.

If you've got a car, you might want to drive the about 30 minutes north to the distillery. But you can also hop aboard a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to reach it as well. If you'd like more than just a tour, check the Glengoyne Distillery's website for information on special events, tastings and master classes. Open daily, the distillery offers abbreviated hours during the winter months of December through February.

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Travelers express astonishment at this museum's near pitch-perfection. The Burrell Collection's glass walls not only encase a variety of objects and artworks, but they also usher in the surrounding woodlands. In the collection, donated by the late millionaire Sir William Burrell, you'll find everything from Chinese ceramics to Rodin sculptures. And once you're done with the art, you can wander about the surrounding Pollok Country Park.

Open daily, the Burrell Collection can be viewed for free. And travelers highly recommend you take advantage of this steal, saying the museum's variety of art and its milieu are beyond compare.   

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