Principal's Lodgings from Lion and Unicorn Staircase

© Graeme Boyle January 2024

University of Glasgow

Glasgow - How the West was One

New Year, New Tour. Join us on a walk through the villages that make up Glasgow's vibrant West End.

Starting at the site of a 17th century mill, we will cover 3 modes of transport, 3 international architects (at least! ) and 3 poems about the area. We will follow the course of the River Kelvin, walk through Glasgow's 3rd Botanic Gardens and stroll through the University quarter - with its influences on the Oscar nominated 'Poor Things'. The tour will finish with a photo opportunity of a panoramic view of the City Glasgow .This a full two-hour tour with plenty of time for discussion and even coffee along the way.

' Thanks Graeme, it was a brilliant tour - we really enjoyed it. We will definitely be back' Gerard Devanney 5 Stars

' Well once again we really enjoyed it. Even though I've walked that path many times you told me LOADS I didn't know' Pete 5 Stars

From £10 per adult

Departure days

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

January — December

Contact details

Walk Talk Tours

Kings Park

Tour information


  • Glasgow
  • Glasgow West End




  • Walking


  • Bespoke
  • Small Group (1-16)


  • English


  • Ancestry
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Film and TV
  • Walking
  • Wildlife

Tour prices

From £10 Per Adult

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Prices are subject to change depending on season

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Walk Talk Tours

Tour company information

Walk Talk Tours

Curated walking tours, small in size but big on experiences. Designed to allow you to walk, talk and share and hear the stories behind the sites. They are led by a Glaswegian who is born and bred in the city. Tours cover Glasgow and its 'villages' in the South, West, East and North. Group sizes are 6-8 people and staring points are at main transport hubs or local monuments. They usually last around two hours and can be tailored to individual requirements.

Opening times

Monday - Sunday 0800 - 1800

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