What will we visit in Glasgow’s Free Tour?

Our Glasgow Walking Tour covers the most relevant landmarks in town. Join our professional guides to discover the city’s most iconic places, its culture, architecture and hidden gems!

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CITY CHAMBERS

Glasgow’s City Chambers is one of the architectural highlights left by the city’s industrial period. The very Queen Victoria came in person to inaugurate it, and trust us, it is worth a visit!

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GLASGOW’S CATHEDRAL AND THE CITY’S FOUNDATION

Glasgow’s origins must be traced back to Kentigern’s time, a medieval monk who came to Christianise these lands and remains to this day a symbol of the city.

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VICTORIAN AND INDUSTRIAL AGE BUILDINGS

Nicknamed the “Second City of the Empire” because of its economic and industrial might, only surpassed by London’s, Glasgow still bears testimony of its golden industrial days in every street and corner.

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CITY CHAMBERS

Glasgow’s City Chambers is one of the architectural highlights left by the city’s industrial period. The very Queen Victoria came in person to inaugurate it, and trust us, it is worth a visit!

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MACKINTOSH AND ART NOUVEAU

No guide to Glasgow is complete without a reference to Scotland’s most prominent figure of the Art Nouveau movement: Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

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THE UNIVERSITY

The University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world, as well as one of the most iconic landmarks in town.

Saturdays and Sundays

10 AM

2 hours

George Square

Tours in English

Saturdays and Sundays

10 AM

2 hours

George Square

Tours in English

Meeting Point

The best Glasgow Free Tour starts in George Square, in the middle of the Square. You’ll find us under a blue and white umbrella.

The Glasgow Free Tour looks forward to offering travellers the opportunity to get to know the best of Glasgow in their own language. Our guides are professionals in their field, and will make of your visit to the city a truly unforgettable experience. Their salary is merely tips-based, which guarantees the quality of their work throughout the entire visit.

FAQ

What’s a Free Tour?

Free Tours are a new and increasingly more popular way of discovering cities around the world. Instead of pre-booking a walking tour whose quality you ignore beforehand, as it was customary, now you have the opportunity to tip the guide according to how much you enjoyed the tour.

But, what if it rains? Is the tour cancelled?

No. Unless weather conditions are extreme, our guided visits always run, rain or shine.

Do you offer Free Tours during bank and public holidays?

Absolutely yes. Our tours run all the year round.

How much should I tip at a Free Tour?

It is entirely up to you. It depends on your budget or how much you enjoyed the walking tour.

Is there a maximum number of people I can book for?

We allow bookings of up to 15 people. For larger groups, do contact us to book a private tour.

Is the Glasgow Free Tour in English?

Yes, Freetourglasgow offers all tours in Enlgihs and Spanish.

Does the Glasgow Free Walking Tour include the entry to attractions, monuments or public transport?

Our Free Tour does not comprise any visit to ticketed tourist attractions. Use of public transport will not be necessary.

How long are the Glasgow Free Tours?

The average tour lasts approximately 2 hours. This notwithstanding, schedules may vary due to the size of groups or each guide’s personal itinerary, among other factors.

Where does it depart from? What time does it start at?

The Glasgow Free Tour departs from George Square, G2 1DU, at 10:00am.

Where does the Glasgow Free Tour end?

Our tours’ ending points may vary due to each guide’s personal itinerary. Do not worry. They all finish in the city centre. Also, once the tour is over our guides will be more than happy to devote a few minutes to answer your questions, offer a few local tips and help you locate yourselves in the city.

Is it compulsory to book in avance to join the Glasgow Free Tour?

Yes, if you want to save your spot at the Free Walking Tour please do book in advance.

What does the Glasgow Free Tour cover?

Check the tour itinerary here:

Other cities

We are not only in Glasgow. Join our Free Tours in other cities across Britain!

EDINBURGH

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LONDON

The London Free Tour is great to know the best of the city.

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OTHER CITIES

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Contact

Do you have any questions regarding our walking tours? Feel free to send us an email, we will try our best to solve your question. Also, if you want to hire a private tour in Glasgow, you can send us an email using the form in the right.

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