Just as a finisher for this short stay in Glasgow, let me suggest a place for Sunday lunch that's one of those great places for families, writes Brian Byrne.
The Ingliston Country Club & Equestrian Centre is less than half an hour's drive from the city centre, and offers really good food in an unusual ambience.
The Palomino's Restaurant in the complex has a carvery, set and full menu offering of Scottish and Italian cuisine, is very reasonably priced, and there are shops, stables and other attractions to browse around afterwards.
The unique Palomino's restaurant views directly onto two full indoor horse arenas, and diners can watch ponies and their riders practicing and being coached as they eat. There are facilities to stable up to 200 horses on the complex, and accommodation on the hotel side of things includes a range of rooms and chalets very handily placed for motoring tourists to investigate the coasts and countryside around this part of Scotland as well as the city of Glasgow itself.
Time for the home drive ...
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