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Explore Glasgow the way you want to, spend quality time with a local and get a real taste for our beautiful city. With flexible meeting and end points, and a dedicated local guide, maximise your time in the vibrant culture hub of Scotland with us now.

We don't just offer your standard history tours, we have unique experiences too, including our Mackintosh tour, a Dark History Tour, a West End Tour, a Film Fanatics Tour and an LGBTQ+ Tour! You can book any day from now until the end of 2023.

 

Have a bigger group than 18, or an idea for a different private tour? We can sort anything for you, email us here.

city highlights

Extend the city centre route and take a three hour tour of Glasgow, seeing everything you need to with your own private, local guide. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the city as you travel back through the centuries to discover our turbulent history, and how it has shaped Glasgow into the vibrant place you see today. You'll see the Merchant City, Glasgow Green/People's Palace and the Clyde area which you can't see on any of our other tours. 

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3 hours | from £170

CITY CENTRE​

1.5 hours | from £75

On our most popular tour, get your bearings and discover Glasgow through a 'weegie's' eyes, with a local, expert guide. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the city as you travel back through the centuries to discover our turbulent history, and how it has shaped Glasgow into the vibrant place you see today. You'll not only see and learn about the key sites of the city centre, but also an authentic insight into modern life in the city today and hidden gems along the way! 

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street art

1.5 hours | from £75

Immerse yourself in a different side to Glasgow on this unique street art and modern culture tour, a popular tour for those looking to go off the beaten track. You’ll meander down alleys and under bridges to uncover the world-renowned heroes to local artists, and hear the stories and inspiration behind each piece of street art you see whilst learning about how the art scene in Glasgow has developed over the last decade and beyond. 

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mackintosh

2 or 6 hours | from £105

With your expert guide, you'll take a deeper look at his life, marriage, influences and incredible expertise; visiting some of his most famous works that still stand to this day, his first married home, and some lesser known treasures along the way. Finishing at Mackintosh at the Willow to explore their exhibition. You can choose between a half and full day private tour on our Mackintosh page through link.

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dark side

1.5 hours | from £75

Do you want to discover a darker side to Glasgow? You’re in the right place! A city well-known for its turbulent past, Glasgow has a lot of secrets. From unsolved murders to tales of notorious inmates and Glasgow’s foundations as a city built on the back of slavery, this 1.5 hour tour with a local guide will take you on a walk in the darker side of Glasgow’s history - some centuries ago, some decades, and some still happening in the city today.

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lgbtq+ tour

1.5 hours | from £75

Originally run as a special event during Pride Month, now book our LGBTQ+ Glasgow Tour as a private tour! From drag queens to lesbian witches, this 1.5 hour walking tour will take you around the key sights of Glasgow’s LGBTQ+ past, present and future. Hear stories of the well and lesser known venues, people and marches that have shaped Glasgow’s queer culture and set us as one of the most LGBTQ+ friendly cities in the world. We are a queer-owned company and your tour is conducted by a person in the LGBTQ+ community.

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west end

1.5 hours | from £75

Discover the affluent and prosperous area of Glasgow’s West End with its own unique history and culture, perfect for those interested in the University of Glasgow. Home to the iconic University of Glasgow, Scotland’s most visited Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum and the relaxing Botanic Gardens, the West End is a must visit on any trip to Glasgow. From Kibble Palace at the Botanic Gardens to the hidden railway line and the Lady of the Lake in Kelvingrove Park, see it all!

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film tour

1.5 hours | from £75

Join us for a 1.5 hour walking tour discovering the famous and little known film and TV locations in the city from Outlander to Trainspotting. The tour will explore the vibrant history of film and theatre culture within Glasgow, film locations around the city and some of the great actors to come from Glasgow and Scotland. Be prepared to learn about Glasgow in a new (spot)light!

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