Free Glasgow Walking Tour

From £0 PER ADULT

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January — December

FREE guided walking tours of Glasgow centre, west end, or both: 2 - 3 hours, 'tip if enjoyed'. Also 'Heritage of Glamour' tour (£29.95 inc. tour) INCLUDES tea & scone at Willow Tea Room (Mackintosh 1903) & drink at Rogano (1930's classic restaurant).

The tours focus on architecture and history, take you inside important buildings, use old photographs & drawings, and a wealth of information and facts, to bring the city alive for the visitor.

The 'Heritage of Glamour' tour (£29.95 including guided city tour) focuses on buildings redolent of Glasgow's golden age (1850's to 1930's). The tour INCLUDES tea, scone, cream and jam at the exquisite, and recently perfectly restored, 'Miss Cranston's' Sauchiehall Street tea rooms (1903), providing an opportunity to see the only one of Miss Cranston's tea rooms which Charles Rennie Mackintosh was commissioned to design inside and out and down to the last detail. Also INCLUDED is an end-of-tour glass of wine at Rogano, one of the city's most historic and elegant restaurants and a 1930's design classic, conceived as a homage on land to the art deco splendour of the Cunard transatlantic liner 'Queen Mary'.

Please choose your tour when booking on egcc@hotmail.co.uk or call direct to 0(+44)777 995 7922 or 0(+44)141 391 9781. The tours usually start downtown from Central Station. Please note: if booking Heritage of Glamour it is advisable to give as much notice as possible since access to all venues is usually not possible at short notice. If you cannot give extended notice please enquire and every effort will be made to provide a tour.

Tours can also, by special and prior arrangement, be tailored to suit particular interests, if desired; just ask. For example, a focus on medieval/middle ages Glasgow, or a focus on prominent Glasgow architects such as Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Alexander 'Greek' Thomson, James Miller, James Sellers, Charles Wilson etc, or on Glasgow's lost railway stations and railways, and many more.

Tours, in general, feature: City Centre's stunning Victorian architecture & history of the city's industry & commerce, Merchant City (18th century) quarter &, on request, Glasgow cathedral, the famous 'Necropolis' cemetery, and oldest house. Time-travel 'then & now' photographs illustrate the walk. The West End tour features Georgian Glasgow, the magnificence of the Park district, Glasgow University and Kelvingrove park & museum.

Tours each last approximately 2.5 to 3.5 hours, though can be extended.

Contact details

Free Glasgow Walking Tour
40 Lismore Place
Newton Mearns
GLASGOW
East Renfrewshire
Scotland
G77 6UQ

Key facilities

Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
Starting
Glasgow City Centre
Length
½
Day
Transport
Train Walking
Type
Bespoke Large Group (31+) Medium Group (17-30) Private Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English Spanish
Themes
Art History Photography Walking

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Free Glasgow Walking Tour

FREE, guided walking tours of Glasgow city centre, west end or both (2/3 hours) offered as 'tip if you enjoyed it'. Also 'Heritage of Glamour' tour (£29.95 inc. tour) featuring Glasgow's Victorian golden age & INCLUDES tea, scone, cream & jam at the exquisite, restored Miss Cranston's Sauchiehall Street tea room designed by C.R. Mackintosh (1903), & INCLUDES end-of-tour glass of wine at Rogano, a 1930's design classic & one of Glasgow's most historic restaurants. All tours illustrated with archive photographs. To book email egcc@hotmail.co.uk or call/text 0 (+44) 777 995 7922 or 0141 391 7891.

Opening Times

All tours available at times to suit you, by arrangement, Monday to Saturday. Sunday tours are Heritage of Glamour only.

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