Tours

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

Tours

There are a number of different tours to keep you busy in Glasgow.  Whether you are looking for an overview of the city with the City Sightseeing Bus Tour or want to explore further afield with Rabbie's Trail Burner there are lots for you to choose from. 

City-Sightseeing-995

City Sightseeing Bus Tours

Hop on the City Sightseeing Bus Tour  to visit some of Glasgow's most popular attractions. The complete tour takes 1 hour 45 minutes and you can hop on and off as often as you like at any of the stops on the route. 

GSoA-995

Glasgow School of Art's City Walking Tours

The Glasgow School of Art's award-winning guides presented new City Walking Tours for 2014!

Through two new City Walking Tours visitors and locals alike are invited to investigate art, architecture and design from Mackintosh's Glasgow and the legacy of his contemporaries on the 'Glasgow Style' tour, to the 'Glasgow Miracle' tour, revealing the contemporary arts scene and remarkable creative regeneration of the post industrial city.

City Walking Tours run 12 May - 5 October 2014 and will return in 2015.

City-Chamber-995

Glasgow City Chambers

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

Free public tours of the City Chambers takes place twice a day, Monday to Friday. For more info click here.

Merchant-City-995

Merchant City Tours

One of the best ways of seeing the Merchant City is on foot so check out one of their many walking trails! 

  1. Green Spaces Trail -  some of the dear green spaces to enjoy in Merchant City.  
  2. Public Art Trail - see  the city's finest public art from the 17th Century to the present day.
  3. Obscure History Guide - discover the hidden history of the area.
  4. Glasgow Bridges Guide - a guide to numerous picturesque Victorian and new bridges across the River Clyde.
  5. Merchant City Guide, a quick guide to the area.

Download these free guides and trails here.

Glasgow Music Tour

This tourism 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, The Arches, 13th Note, Nice N Sleazy, O2 Academy... and many more.  For more information click here.

Scotland-Street-Credit-Alan-McAteer-Photography

Mackintosh Trail

The Mackintosh trail is the perfect way to enjoy the works of Glasgow's most revered architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. 

For only £16, the one-day Mackintosh Trail Ticket allows visitors unlimited travel on SPT Subway, First Bus services and includes entry to all participating Mackintosh attractions. Find out more here.

Seaplane-995

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, with plans to fly to other Scottish destinations such as Mull and Skye in the near future.  

David James Chauffeur Drive

Enjoy a tailored sightseeing tour of Scotland's beautiful countryside and vibrant cities with an experienced chauffeur acting as your guide.  David James Chauffeur Drive can also provide a tasty hamper lunch on request and are happy to recommend restaurants and activities to suit your requirements or interests including golf, spas, walking, shooting and fishing.

Discover Scotland Tours

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.

Rabbies-995

Rabbie's Trail Burners

Experience Scotland's stunning scenery with Rabbie's Trail Burners and visit waterfalls, castles & whisky distilleries, all the way to the Highlands and Islands including Skye, Inverness and the Outer Hebrides.

Timberbush Tours

Travel Scotland with Timberbush Tours - an exciting range of one, two and three-day luxury coach tours departing daily from Glasgow City Centre all year round.

Waverley-995

Waverley

Waverley, the only sea-going paddle steamer in the world, was built in Glasgow by A & J Inglis in 1947 for the LNER 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 down the water to Rothesay and explore the islands of Arran, Bute and Cumbrae or relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery. 

Share