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Full of good characters and old treasures. Or is that old characters & good treasures? Still worth a wee wander, even for old times sake (if you grew up in Glasgow from the 60s till the 90s that is). However its died a death down...More
Used to have a Sunday Day Out here, with the family, back in the 80's/90's. The place was buzzing then - good places to eat, bargains galore (AND last night's knock-off's?) and real good Glasgow 'characters'. I've gone back twice when I've returned on holiday,...More
We were surprised to see most things closing up early in the evening. Most of what was open was disorganized and not much to look at. I wouldn't recommend this as a tourist spot unless there is an event or something on. We went here...More
If you want to experience the under belly of Glasgow you have to visit the "The Barras" Weekend Market. A miss-mash of all sorts of things - antiques, collectibles, new clothes etc. hidden in all sorts of nooks and crannies and if you are lucky...More
Not even a pretence at organisation or presentation. Like I entered a disorganised recycling centre. A few modest organised stalls but most were closed or vacant. Maybe better when special markets scheduled.
If you want to really enjoy yourself, go when one of the special market events is on - and don't forget to stop into BaAd for maximum enjoyment - and also because there's a bar and a neat and clean interior to stop in amidst...More
This weekend market has not much to give. We simply had a stroll without caring that much if we find something interesting or not, but at a point we got tired coming across all this junk and my husband thought it was a waste of...More
Walking through The Barras gave us a feel for the city of Glasgow. Glasgow, a city which defines itself by its people ("People Make Glasgow"), is on display here at the Barras. A definite feeling of seeing the "real" city. Watch the open times, as...More