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Bring up the Bodies: Glasgow Cathedral Old Burial Ground

From £0 per adult

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January — December

Bring up the Bodies: A Free tour of the Old Burial Ground of Glasgow Cathedral which illustrates (with images) the influence the citizens of Glasgow had on Scottish, British and indeed World history. Times and duration of tours agreed on request.

BRING UP THE BODIES

From St Ninian in the 5th century to the late 19th century, the ground around the High Church of St Mungo has been a Burial Ground for the people of Glasgow

The lives of those interred reflect the history they lived through, the history they made or were influenced by. Explore the lives of:​

Powerful Churchmen

Philanthropic Merchants

Physicians and Surgeons

Writers

Engineers

Political, educational reformers

Civic leaders in troublesome times

Covenanting martyrs

Glasgow West India Merchants

The Scots of the Diaspora

 

Contact details

Colin Campbell
69 Bowhouse Drive
Highfield Park
Kirkriggs
Glasgow
Scotland
G45 0NA
Starting
Glasgow City Centre
Length
Bespoke
Transport
Walking
Type
Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English
Themes
History

Tour prices

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Tour company information

Colin Campbell

Private individual hosting free tours through the Old Burial Ground adjacent to Glasgow Cathedral, illustrating (with images) the lives of those interred and their reflection of Glasgow, Scottish history and British History.

Opening times

08:00 to 21:00

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