Shopping and Leisure Facilities
Soar at Intu Braehead
Soar at Intu Braehead is the ultimate family entertainment destination combining 'real' snow slopes with urban and lifestyle retailers, cool bars and restaurants, cinema, family attractions and extreme activities, all under one roof.
If you're looking for an exciting day out where you can ski on the UK's biggest REAL indoor snow slope, learn how to ski on a beginners slope, visit bars and restaurants, visit a 12 screen multiplex cinema, 22 lane bowling, go rock climbing on one of the largest freestanding climbing walls in the UK, try out a state-of-the-art aerial adventure course, experience the world's first passenger carrying robot, or jump and freefall on the Fandrop, Soar is the place for you.
Website: Soar at Intu Braehead
Services: 9A, 77, 90
Glasgow Climbing Centre
Get vertical at the Glasgow Climbing Centre on Paisley Road West. Climbing on a variety of surfaces from ground level to 12 metres (40 feet) is a great way to combine exercise and climbing skills - fun for adults and children.
If you're already a climber, you'll appreciate the relaxed atmosphere combined with constantly changing variety and challenge. If you've never climbed before, the Glasgow Climbing Centre is your gateway to a whole new world.
Website: Glasgow Climbing Centre
Services: 9, 9A, 10, 90, 121
The Time Capsule in Coatbridge is an exciting explosion of fun whether you're skating or swimming. Enjoy yourself in the action-packed swimming pool with river rapids and flumes or experience the Ice Age - a full size skating experience. Or if you're new to the ice, they'll even teach you how to skate. Ask about skating lessons for all ages
Silver Seniors' is open to all senior citizens within North Lanarkshire and provides a warm, friendly and safe environment for senior citizens to meet, lunch, and chat and even participate in a variety of new activities. Silver Seniors' is available every Thursday from 11.00am-2.00pm and activities include mixed board games, light fitness classes and swimming.
The Time Capsule also boasts a state-of the-art fitness centre, children's soft play areas, extensive dry-sports facilities and a wide range of catering outlets. So why not hop on a bus and experience "The Biggest Fun in A Million Years!"
Website: Time Capsule
Services: 2, 201
Situated on Buchanan Street in the heart of Glasgow's shopping district, Princes Square is home to many of the world's best-known lifestyle brands. Open until midnight and sprawling five floors of quality leisure space, the world-class centre boasts over 45 quality stores, bars, restaurants &' cafés, and its very own nightclub.
A truly exquisite venue, Princes Square presents a sophisticated alternative to Scotland's high street and a stylish destination for both dining and drinking.
Website: Princes Square
Services: All of First's City Centre services pass within short walking distance of Princes Square.
Buchanan Galleries shopping centre is in the middle of Glasgow city centre, and the heart of a city which loves to shop. It's home to around 90 of the best retail names, including stores which cannot be found elsewhere in Glasgow - or even Scotland.
Website: Buchanan Galleries
Services: All of First's city centre services pass within short walking distance of Buchanan Galleries, particularly those operating from and to Buchanan bus station.
Silverburn is the cutting edge in next generation shopping; it is a million miles away from the soul-less Mall, with variety at every turn. Over a million square feet of inspired architecture is occupied by leading high street stores, luxury boutiques, fashion brands, restaurants and cafes.
Services: 3, X8, 10, 57
East Kilbride Shopping Centre
With over 180 exciting brands you'll be spoilt for choice at EK. Scotland's largest under-cover shopping and leisure destination has big fashion brands with looks and labels to die for along with everything else from music and gifts to homeware and food. So whether you're in need of some retail therapy or your weekly essentials, you'll find it all here at East Kilbride Shopping Centre.
Website: East Kilbride Shopping Centre
Services: M1, 6, 18, 21, 31, 120, 201, 205
Glasgow Fort is an award-winning shopping experience. Alongside leading brand names such as Next, Top Shop, H&M, Top Shop, and Zara, the park also boasts the first Asda Living Store, the first Thornton's Chocolate Heaven and the first Hobbycraft in Scotland. In addition, the Glasgow Fort offers a DW Sports Fitness Gym and many food outlets including Frankie and Benny's, Nando's and Subway. For more information visit: www.glasgowfort.com
Website: Glasgow Fort
Services: 19, 38, 46, 60, 60A
Braehead Shopping Centre has over 100 stores including Apple, M&S, Primark, Next and River Island plus fantastic restaurants, retail park, IKEA and Soar next door.
Services: 9A, 90, 77
Clyde Shopping Centre
All the latest fashions right on the Clyde.
Website: Clyde Shopping Centre
Services: 1, 1A, 1B, 1D, 2, 6, 60, M60, 81