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Wellness activities in Glasgow

Wellness activities in Glasgow

Looking for a bit of self-care while you’re in Glasgow? We’ve put together our top picks of where you can go to wind down, recharge, and nourish yourself.

Chill out at a spa

Refresh Spa's curved corridor is lit up in ambient lighting. Blue LED lighting and candle light creates a calming atmosphere.

Refresh Spa

Elevate your wellbeing at Refresh Spa within the Emirates Arena. Whether you prefer to use the spa on its own or enhance your experience with a variety of treatments, find out more by visiting

Spa at Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel

For a full afternoon of relaxation, book into the thermal suite or for luxury spa treatments at this 5-star hotel. Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel also offer wellness minibars and a 'shroom service' for overnight guests, which includes a morning coffee and evening cocoa, infused with a blend of mushrooms. Visit


PURE Spa in the city centre is an award-winning day spa and beauty salon. Choose from their luxurious day spa experience, or a range of treatments such as facials, manicures, pedicures and massages. Book now at

The Gin Spa

Like gin? Like massages? Try the first ever gin-inspired botanical day spa! The Gin Spa in Merchant City offers spa treatments with botanical ingredients, alongside complimentary gin and tonic. Book now at

Rediscover nature

Little Foragers Kitchen

Reconnect with nature and discover the wild edible ingredients that are growing on our doorstep. The Little Foragers Kitchen offer guided group walks where you can learn all about the plants that nourish us. Find out more at

An Edwardian style manor house sits behind a low hedge maze and bright pink rhododendron bush in bloom.

Parks and Gardens

There’s a reason Glasgow is known as Dear Green Place - there are over 90 parks and gardens in the city! Meet Highland cattle in Pollok Country park, explore the glasshouses in the Botanic Gardens or take in the views from Cathkin Braes Country Park. Visit our Parks and Gardens page to find out more.

Move your body

Silent Disco Adventures Glasgow

Let your hair down and dance like nobody’s watching with the ultimate feel-good Silent Disco Adventure tour. Sing your heart out and laugh out loud as a team of guides help you make Glasgow your own personal dance floor. Book now at

Glasgow Good Move Health Walks

Take in the fresh air and get fit on a health walk. These fun hour-long walks take place all across Glasgow’s parks and gardens and are a great way to meet people. Plus walk leaders are on hand to make sure you’re comfortable and getting the most out of it. Visit to find a walk.


Popular across the UK, Parkruns are free 5km timed events taking place in local parks. All abilities are welcome and the friendly atmosphere means you can focus on releasing those endorphins. Visit to find an event to take part in.

The Climbing Academy at The Newsroom

For those a bit more adventurous, why not try bouldering? Known to be a mindful sport due to the need for focus, The Climbing Academy is a large welcoming centre offering walls for all levels. Visit to find out more.

Visit our outdoor activities page to find out more about cycling, walking and more adventurous activities in Glasgow.

Relax and centre your mind

The Wee Retreat

Located in the southside, The Wee Retreat is a meditation and well-being centre. They offer mindfulness meditation courses and retreats and is the perfect place to find a moment of calm after a busy day. Check out for more information.

Kadampa Meditation Centre

Visit Kadampa Meditation Centre to have a go at finding lasting mental peace. If you’re not ready to take part in a class, you can still enjoy the beautiful shrine and relax in the reading area. Visit to find out more.

Nourish yourself

Kcal Kitchen

For a super nourishing meal, head to Kcal Kitchen in the city centre. Expect protein pancakes, goodness bowls and ‘air fried’ chicken on the menu. For those really into their fitness, the menus breakdown macros so you’ll know exactly what you’re eating. Find out more at


Sprigg in the city centre specialises in nourishing takeaway food. Enjoy salads, snacks or even build your own lunch bowl with their tasty ingredients. Order in advance if you’re in a rush or just pop in, visit to view the menu.


For the ultimate dose of vitamins and nutrients, head to Juicy in the west end. Enjoy tasty super smoothies and juice cleanses alongside açaí bowls and topless toasts. And if that isn’t enough, the tunes will get you energised! View the menu at

Soul Food Kitchen

Soul Food Kitchen in the west end is fully vegan with nutrition at the heart of what they do. Alongside their delicious food menu, you can enjoy juices, smoothies, teas, coffees and kombucha on tap. Visit for more details.

Article last updated: January 2024

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