Tours

An easy way to see the sights in Glasgow and beyond - choose from coach, walking, taxi and seaplane tours.

Tours

Whether it's a walking tour or going by bus, Glasgow has a whole range of tours to help you discover the city. Hop on the City Sightseeing Bus Tour to catch all the sights, or explore further afield with Rabbie's Trail Burner - there's so much to choose from!

City Sightseeing Bus Tours

City Sightseeing bus tour

Hop on the City Sightseeing Bus Tour to visit some of Glasgow's most popular attractions. The complete tour takes 1 hour 20 minutes and you can hop on and off as often as you like at any of the stops on the route. 

Discover Scotland Tours

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Discover Scotland Tours provide a superb selection of one day coach tours to some of the most dramatic and scenic places in Scotland. Tours include visits to Loch Lomond, Loch Ness and the Highlands.

Drygate Brewery Tours

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Drygate's brewery tour takes you on a journey of the history of brewing in Glasgow, including a look around the inside of the brewery and a tutored tasting of the Drygate core range with one of their brewers or bottle masters. 

Tours are £7.00 and take place on Sundays at 12noon and 5pm - book by calling 0141 212 8815 or emailing [email protected]

 

Food Walking Tour of Glasgow 

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Eat Walk Glasgow takes visitors on a walking tour of Glasgow's food scene. Enjoy five food tastings, three drinks tastings and find out about Glasgow's history and architecture along the way. The tour lasts between 3-3.5 hours and by the end you will have a better feel for the city and ideas of places to visit during the rest of your stay.

Glasgow Central Station Tour

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On the Glasgow Central Tour you will be given an exclusive, behind the scenes look at Glasgow Central station. You'll walk in underground passageways beneath the streets of Glasgow, visit railway vaults and hear tales of the famous and infamous who have travelled the tracks and stood on the platforms of Glasgow Central station.

 

Free Tours of Glasgow City Chambers

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Glasgow City Chambers is one of the city's most distinguished buildings and the focal point of George Square. Completed in 1888 as an impressive symbol of Glasgow's political strength and historical wealth, the City Chambers has been the headquarters of successive councils serving the City of Glasgow for over a hundred years.

Free public tours of Glasgow City Chambers takes place twice a day, Monday to Friday and accommodates for walk-ins.

Glasgow Music City Tours

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Glasgow City Music Tours offer music fans lively and informative guided walks around the places, people and performances that have helped shape Glasgow's music scene. There are two tours to choose from, the Merchant City Music Tour which will take you through some of the oldest streets in Glasgow as you discover the music past and present. Or discover Glasgow's Music Mile which is a tour from the Royal Concert Hall to King Tut's.

Glasgow School of Art's City Walking Tours

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The Glasgow School of Art's award-winning guides will take you through two City Walking Tours within the city. Visitors and locals alike are invited to investigate art, architecture and design from Mackintosh and the legacy of his contemporaries on the 'Mackintosh's Glasgow' Walking Tour. Or you can explore the city’s artistic regeneration and the amazing contemporary arts scene on their Creative Glasgow Walking Tour. These award-winning City Walking Tours run all year round.

 

Rabbie's Small Group Tours

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Experience Scotland's stunning scenery with the multi-award winning Rabbie's Small Group Tours and visit waterfalls, castles & whisky distilleries, from Glasgow all the way to the Highlands and Islands including Skye, Inverness and the Outer Hebrides.

Loch Lomond Seaplane Tours

Loch Lomond Seaplane

Loch Lomond Seaplanes operate a seaplane service from a pontoon located outside of Cameron House Hotel on the banks of Loch Lomond. Flights take passangers on an unforgettable tour of Scotland's magnificent landscape.

The service operates from February to November, weather permitting, you can also fly to other Scottish destinations such as Mull and Skye.

 

Tennents Wellpark Brewery Tour

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Tennent’s Wellpark Brewery is located in the East End of Glasgow which is within walking distance of the city centre. Their daily tours will lead you through 450 years of brewing tradition and award winning beers. Their tour takes you behind the scenes to discover how they make Tennent's, Scotland's favourite pint of beer, and their interactive visitor centre also includes the Tennent’s gift shop and it's where your tour ends with a tasty tipple of Tennent's and some of their export products.

Timberbush Tours

See Scotland at it's best with Timberbush Tours, one of the nation's best-loved five star tour providers of mini-coach travel experiences for individuals and small groups. Choose from a range of one, two and three-day luxury coach tours departing daily from Glasgow's city centre all year round.

 

Walking Heads Glasgow Music Tour

This award-winning audio walking tour explores the sights, sounds and stories of Glasgow's music scene.  Discover the haunts of Franz Ferdinand, Mogwai, Belle and Sebastian, Snow Patrol and new up and coming bands. The tour takes you off the beaten track on four music-driven routes guided by the voice of DJ Jim Gellatly in conversation with musicians on the way to legendary venues, past and present: Apollo, Barrowland, King Tut's, Stereo, Mono, 13th Note, Nice N Sleazy, O2 Academy, and many more. 

 

Paddle Steamer Waverley

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Waverley, the only remaining sea-going paddle steamer in the world, was built in Glasgow by A & J Inglis in 1947 and has enchanted the millions of passengers who have been welcomed aboard for a day, afternoon or evening cruise from the heart of Glasgow ever since. Take a trip 'doon the watter' to Rothesay and explore the islands of Arran, Bute and Cumbrae or relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery.  

 

Just outside of Glasgow is Loch Lomond

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Just outside of Glasgow, and only 50 minutes on the train, Loch Lomond offers a great variety of tours including the Segway Safari, where you can take to the routes and tracks around Loch Lomond.  Or explore the beautiful scenery in Scotland's first National Park with a Scotland's Wild Tour - but if you'd rather take to the water then why not discover Loch Lomond and Loch Katrine by boat and by bike with a Two Lochs Tour.  

 

Check out some more ideas of things to do in Glasgow during your visit to the city.

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