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Barras Weekend Market

Glasgow, Scotland
+44 141 552 4601
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Glasgow, Scotland
City Centre
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+44 141 552 4601
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The Barras is a popular weekend market in Glasgow in Scotland and the biggest in the city. It is located in the East End district and right by the famous Barrowlands concert venue where many well known bands and singers have played. The genesis of...More

1  Thank NicholasPeart83
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I am visiting my family in Scotland. As a teenager I remember trips to the Barras fondly. There always seemed to be interesting stuff for sale and great characters around. I went back yesterday and the heart just seems Rio have been ripped out of...More

3  Thank Alan B
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were recommended to visit while on the hop on hop off tour bus. She made it sound like Aladdin's cave full of treasures and interesting finds. The reality is sadly nothing like this. There are a range of stalls some outside and some in...More

3  Thank Barbara S
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

expecting to see lots of goods for sale, instead saw lots of junk not to mention two stalls openly selling pirate dvds

1  Thank jimellison50
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Pitched as 'the' place in Glasgow for an authentic market experience, it is certainly authentic, if you are Oliver Twist and the year is 1837. Gloomy, dismal and grubby, you might find this the experience that defines your trip to Glasgow, but the reality of...More

3  Thank melangedevise
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

10 years ago I remember Barras Market was bustling with vendors and there was a really nice atmosphere. Went yesterday and half of it seemed abandoned. Quite depressing. I suppose one could still go rummage through piles of old books, but if you're visiting Glasgow...More

3  Thank Moira Z
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is one of the weirdest markets ive ever visited but weird in a good way . There are many buildings with stalls inside and out selling almost everything you could think of ....and more . The market is on every saturday and sunday and...More

3  Thank jj l
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Hadn't been at the Barras for 20+ years so was excited to be going back. When I was last there it was buzzing, stall holders were funny and witty, you could by anything from snake oil to a tumble dryer. This time It was awful!...More

4  Thank noracarena
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

We go to the Barras with every trip to Scotland because there are still some great stalls there. Focus on the antiques and comics and explore the many other areas. We also love talking to the many many characters there. Always great fun Just also...More

Thank FinnDad03
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

While the Barras is still an iconic market spot for Glaswegians it's become a lot more seedy and mainstream than it used to be. It's still got some of its local charm and Glasgow banter but the goods and services on sale are more like...More

1  Thank Sarah D
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Response from Jennifer M | Reviewed this property |
Check our the Barras Art and Design - they have a new pitches available on short term basis.
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