What's on this Christmas at Glasgow Fort

Open Today

09:00 - 21:00

Experience the magic of Christmas at Glasgow Fort. We've listed what you can expect at Glasgow Fort throughout December below.

Nutcracker World 

Immerse yourself in the magic of the Nutcracker story. Say hello to our giant nutcracker and capture the magic next our giant grandfather clock - you'll find both outside Next. Unlock the perfect photo opportunity with our giant golden key next our Christmas Market (you can find both near Argos). 

Christmas Market

Discover delights at our festive market. We've got a beautiful variety of stalls to pick up a gift with a difference, or indulge in tasty treats at our food stalls. 

CHAS Carousel 

Take a whirl on our stunning vintage carousel outside Argos. The carousel is £2 per ride and all proceeds will go directly to CHAS (Children's Hospices Across Scotland). To find out more about the amazing work they do, please click here.

Santa's Sleigh

Hop on board Santa's sleigh and snap a seasonal selfie, just next to M&S.

Midnight Shopping Week

Shop until midnight every day from 17th - 23rd December. What's more, we'll have a variety of magical surprises to keep you entertained throughout the evening, from 8pm - 11pm. 

#GlasgowFortChristmas Competition

Share your magical moments on social media using #GlasgowFortChristmas to be in with a chance of winning a Christmas stocking stuffed with goodies. To view a full list of prizes, please click here. Terms and conditions apply, please click here for details.

What are Glasgow Fort's December opening hours?

You can find a full list of the Glasgow Fort December opening hours by clicking this link.

Glasgow Fort Christmas Map

Discover the enchanting world of the Nutcracker this Christmas at Glasgow Fort.

General Opening Times


Store opening times may vary. Food, cinema and leisure will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.

Additional opening times

Glasgow Fort Store opening times may vary. Food, cinema and leisure will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.  

For December Opening Times, please click here.

Please note that some retailers may vary from these times.

Search below for the shop details or view the full list of retailers

Getting here

Glasgow Fort
Junction 10 M8
G34 9DL
0141 771 7777
  • Car

    Glasgow Fort is located adjacent to Junction 10 of the M8, 5 miles to the east of Glasgow City Centre (35 miles west of Edinburgh). Satnav G34 9DL.


  • Train

    There are trains to Easterhouse rail station from Glasgow Queen Street every twenty minutes. To check train times, visit the National Rail website


  • Bus

    Buses run to and from Glasgow Fort frequently. Click here to view the bus services and routes. 

    A Dunns bus service also runs from Cumbernauld to Glasgow Fort every Saturday. You can find the timetable on their Facebook page



There are baby changing facilities within the public toilet area, Mamas & Papas and also at Boots.

We have 2,500 parking spaces - all of which are absolutely FREE.

We are proud that our car park has been issued the Park Mark, an award given by the Police to car parks that have achieved the standards of the Safer Parking Scheme, designed to reduce crime in car parks.

We also have bicycle racks located near M&S, VUE Cinema, and beside the public toilets near Zara and The Body Shop. 

The cash machines at Glasgow Fort can be found beside Fort News, at the side of Three Store, at M&S and within Poundland.

There are photo booths next to both Barrhead Travel and Frankie & Benny's.

The public toilets at Glasgow Fort are found between The Body Shop and Zara.

We now have wifi available for all our customers.


Some stores have a click and collect service available. Click here for more information.

If you have lost something while visiting Glasgow Fort, please contact our Customer Service Team on 0141 771 7777.

Please note that we will ask for proof of ownership to make sure we give property back to its rightful owner.

Glasgow Fort giftcards are now available. Purchase yours online, or from the Centre Management Suite located next to Zara and The Body Shop. 


Wheelchairs are available to hire from the Management Suite, located between The Body Shop and Zara.


Download centre map