Glasgow Private Luxury Day Tour

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Glasgow

Glasgow Private Day Tour

Your Glasgow Luxury Private Day Tour and Shore Excursion takes in the stunning 2nd City of Scotland, with Door to Door service from any Edinburgh location using a luxury vehicle & local Scottish Driver. Remember it is "Your Day, Your Way"

Explore Glasgow, Scotland’s second city in style by having a Luxury Private Tour with a Scottish Local as your driver.
  • Avoid busy public transport and crowded group tours with your own Luxury Private Chauffeur.
  • Save time and see multiple major Glasgow sites and attractions in a one day at your pace.
  • Door to Door Service included, from Glasgow or Greenock Cruise Port.

Glasgow is world renowned for being an extremely friendly city. The ‘weegies’ are humorous but modest and will always make you feel welcome.

With so many places to visit and explore we work with you to create the perfect itinerary, take a look through the attractions and locations below.

We recommend choosing around 5, your itinerary can then be put together, reviewed and confirmed to create your perfect Glasgow Tour.

Glasgow Cathedral

Also called the High Kirk of Glasgow St. Kentigern’s or St Mungo’s Cathedral. Glasgow Cathedral is built on the site where St Kentigern, or Mungo, is thought to have been buried in AD 612.

St Kentigern was the first bishop within the ancient British Kingdom of Strathclyde, and the present cathedral was built during the 13th – 15th centuries.

Admire carved stone bosses on the ceiling of the Blackadder Aisle, and one of the finest post-war collections of stained glass windows in Britain.

Glasgow Cathedral | Please Click Here

  • Mobility: Medium
Glasgow Necropolis

Adjacent to Glasgow Cathedral, the Necropolis was modeled on Père-Lachaise in Paris.

It is estimated that something in the order of 50,000 burials have taken place here, with around 3,500 tombs.

Built in the Classical Revival architectural fashion, the Necropolis was established by the Merchants’ House of Glasgow in 1831.

The Necropolis is a Victorian garden cemetery full of wonderful architecture, sculpture and fascinating stories.

Glasgow Necropolis | Please Click Here

  • Mobility: Medium
Provand’s Lordship

In the shadow of Glasgow Cathedral is the Provand’s Lordship, built in 1471, which stands as a medieval-period historic house museum located at the top of Castle Street.

The Provand’s Lordship is the oldest remaining house in Glasgow, with the cathedral itself being the oldest building.

Today the house is furnished with a collection of seventeenth-century Scottish furniture donated by Sir William Burrell.

Provand’s Lordship | Please Click Here

  • Mobility: Medium
Clydeside Whisky Distillery

Glasgow’s stills are flowing again at the Clydeside Single Malt Scotch Whisky Distillery, Glasgow’s first dedicated single malt distillery in over 100 Years.

Brining distilling back to the heart of Glasgow, the capital of the Lowlands and the epicenter of a modern whisky revival.

On the banks of the Clyde, alongside its historic shipping docks, are the remnants of Glasgow’s history and the foundations of its future.

Take a tour and discover the story and watch craftsmen distil, set in Glasgow’s famous Queens Docks a great spot to sample our water of life.

Clydeside Whisky Distillery | Please Click Here

  • Mobility: Medium
Riverside Museum & The Tall Ship Glenlee

Riverside Museum is Glasgow’s award-winning transport museum located on the bank of the Clyde, with over 3,000 objects on display.

You will find an incredible array of objects from vintage cars to prams and powerful locomotives, take a walk down an old cobbled Glasgow street with shops dating from 1895 to the 1980s.

Berthed outside you will find the Tall Ship, Glenlee, the UK’s only floating Clyde-built sailing ship.

Glenlee takes you back in time to experience what life was like on the high seas. Visit the galley, ring the bell, and explore the depths of the ship.

Restored to her former glory, Glenlee is one of only five Clydebuilt steel sailing ship still afloat, and the only one in the UK.

Riverside Museum | Please Click Here

The Tall Ship Glenlee | Please Click Here

  • Mobility: Medium
The Burrell Collection

The Burrell Collection is one of the greatest art collections ever amassed by one person, consisting of more than than 9,000 objects spanning 6,000 years of history.

Housed in an award-winning building in the heart of Pollok Country Park, Glasgow’s largest green space.

The displays range from work by major artists including Rodin, Degas and Cézanne to important examples of late medieval art, Chinese and Islamic art, ancient civilizations and more.

The Burrell Collection | Please Click Here

  • Mobility: Easy
Pollok Country Park | The Highland Coos (Cows)

Established nearly 200 years ago by the Maxwell family, the Pollok Fold were brought down from the highlands of Scotland to graze the ground within Pollok Country Park.

Spending all year outside due to their double coat of hair, they can always be spotted in the fields within Pollok Park.

A great opportunity for some photos with these incredible Scottish animals, a memory to remember for sure.

Pollok Country Park | Please Click Here

  • Mobility: Easy
Kelvingrove Art Gallery

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum opened in 1901 and is a firm favourite with local people and visitors.

Explore the 22 galleries and discover everything from art to animals, Ancient Egypt to Charles Rennie Mackintosh and so much more.

The collections range from fine art and design including examples of French Impressionism and the Scottish Colourists, plus arms and armour, human history and Ancient Egypt.

Its fascinating exhibits, stunning architecture, and vibrant atmosphere make it a must-visit destination for anyone exploring the cultural landscape of Glasgow.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery | Please Click Here

  • Mobility: Medium
George Square & Glasgow City Chambers

In the heart of the city around George Square and considered to be Glasgow’s City Centre.

The Square was built in the late 19th century at the height of Glasgow’s prosperity, Glasgow City Chambers is one of the city’s most prestigious buildings.

This grand office is a symbol of Glasgow’s historic wealth and has, for more than a century, been the headquarters of successive councils serving the City of Glasgow.

Tours of the City Chambers are available and are conducted twice daily Monday-Friday at 10.30 and 14:30, Pre-Booking is Required through Aura Journeys.

George Square & Glasgow City Chambers | Please Click Here

  • Mobility: Medium
University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow was founded in 1451 by a charter or papal bull from Pope Nicholas V, at the suggestion of King James II, permission to add a university to the city’s Cathedral.

It is the second-oldest university in Scotland after St Andrews and the fourth-oldest in the English-speaking world.

Situated on a leafy campus in the bustling west end of Glasgow, there are breathtaking surroundings to explore

University of Glasgow | Please Click Here

  • Mobility: Medium
Lunch Stop (Optional) | Ubiquitius Chip | Restaurant | Brasserie | Pub

Delicious food made with the finest Scottish ingredients and served with a warm Glaswegian welcome, located in Glasgow’s West End.

The Chip is a Glasgow icon. the venue boasts a fine dining Restaurant on the cobbles, a contemporary Brasserie and Mezzanine on the first floor, the traditional Big Pub, open roof terrace, the Corner Bar for hand-picked wines and The Wee Whisky Bar with the most whiskies in Scotland per square foot.

Ubiquitous Chip | Please Click Here

There are many other attractions in and around Glasgow, if you wanted to change the itinerary then please get in touch.Our Aim is to give you the very best experience of Glasgow and Scotland with our Private Sightseeing Excursion.
  • The itinerary will be confirmed on booking, the order will change depending on seasonal schedules.


Tour Duration: 9 Hours

Tour Cost: £990.00 or £165.00PP (Based on 6 Passengers)

Tour Notes: Entrance Fees are NOT Included

Price on Request


Departure days

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

January — December

Contact details

Aura Journeys Scotland

Edinburgh
Midlothian
Scotland
EH2 3JP

Key facilities

  • Wifi

Tour information

Starting

  • Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh - City Centre
  • Edinburgh Airport
  • Leith
  • Newhaven
  • South Queensferry

Length

1 Day

Transport

  • Driver guide
  • Minibus

Type

  • Bespoke
  • Private
  • Small Group (1-16)

Languages

  • English

Themes

  • Castles
  • City
  • Film and TV
  • History
  • Landscapes
  • Whisky

Tour Stops

Aura Journeys Scotland

Tour company information

Aura Journeys Scotland

Aura Journeys are an established provider of Private Tours and Chauffeur Services along with Airport Transfers in Scotland. Providing high quality old fashioned service levels in Scotland using our Luxury vehicles. Located in Edinburgh, Glasgow & Stirling using Scottish locals as drivers with years of experience our tours visit Lochs & Glens to the Scottish Highlands along with the historic St Andrews and Loch Ness. All Services include full Luxury Door to Door Service, with your own private driver so there is no waiting for others, our aim is to offer a fantastic Scottish experience to all.

Opening times

Office Opening:
09:00 - 18:00 - Monday to Friday
10:30 - 16:30 - Saturday and Sunday

Tours:
06:00 - 00:00 - 7 Days Per Week

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