Glasgow: City Centre Guided Walking Tour

4.8 / 5

76 reviews

Glasgow: City Centre Guided Walking Tour

From £12.50 per person

Discover Glasgow with a local guide during a 2.5-hour walking tour through the city center. See the key sights and learn about how Glasgow became the vibrant city it is today - a must-do activity for anyone visiting Glasgow.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Travel with a local guide with insider knowledge of the city
  • Discover Glasgow's rich history and culture today
  • See all the key sights in the city centre
Full description
Embark on a guided walking tour around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to get your bearings of the city and find out about its history and culture. See the growth of Glasgow from where it began to where it is now and how the vibrant culture that exists today was born through its rich history. The tour lasts around 2.5-3 hours and will incorporate a break to give you a chance to visit the Necropolis and spend a penny. The tour is about 3 miles long so please bear this in mind. The tour will take a look at famous figures to Glasgow, such as St. Mungo, and their stories as we go through the city. Key sights visited include George Square, Glasgow Cathedral and Necropolis, Glasgow Green, The Clyde, and The Duke of Wellington. Plus explore some hidden treasures of the city that you wouldn't see by yourself. ​
Includes
  • Local guide
  • Local drink tasting
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Meet your guide by the main door to Glasgow City Chambers, the huge building facing George Square. Your guide will be wearing an orange jacket.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  •  The tour involves a fair bit of walking; although there are breaks, it is recommended to have a basic fitness level
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 76 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Service
    4.7/5
  • Organization
    4.7/5
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Out guide was Louise, a 6 generation Glaswegian with a love of history. This tour gave us the footprint of the city centre and beyond along with all the nuggets and stories to bring it to life from past to present. Highly recommend this tour, it was great value and lots of fun

8 October 2019

our guide was very nice and told us about the history of Glasgow and all the interesting facts. could hear clearly with a large group, and was amusing at times. would highly recommend this tour 5*****, worth every penny. and we had the Scottish weather ☔☔☔. A must do in Glasgow.

28 July 2019

Our guide was excellent, knowledgeable and very passionate about her city

20 September 2020

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