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Free Tour of Glasgow

Explore the most iconic places in Scotland's largest city: Glasgow. You'll get to visit its monuments, find out about its culture and hear interesting anecdotes from the guide, all for free!

Free Tour of Glasgow

We'll meet at the specified time in George Square; one of the liveliest places in Glasgow. A few metres away we'll come across Glasgow Cathedral, the city's landmark. Do you know who Kentirgen was? You'll find out as we stand outside this magnificent building that marked the beginning of Glasgow's development.

We'll continue our tour admiring the Victorian and industrial buildings that reflect a time when Glasgow was known as "the second city of the empire". One of the monuments that best represents this historic period is the City Chambers, inaugurated in 1888 by Queen Victoria.

From here, we'll make our way through Glasgow following the footsteps of the famous artist and architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. We'll pass by several of this famous architect's works!

Our last stop will be at the prestigious University of Glasgow. This is one of the city's most popular attractions, as well as the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. Did you know that Adam Smith and several Nobel prize winners studied here?

The free tour will end outside the university. 

You set the price

Our guides work exclusively for tips. At the end of the tour, you decide the price the service deserves.

Price

Adults Children under 12 years old
Free walking tour
Free
Free

Free walking tour

  • Adults

    Free
  • Children under 12 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

2 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Glasgow).

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes

Free!

Meeting point

George Square.

Cancellations

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

When the minimum number of participants (6) is not reached, we will contact you to offer you other alternatives.