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Glasgow's Finest Strolls Top 6 Walking Tours

Glasgow’s Finest Strolls: Top 6 Walking Tours

Walking tours offer more than just a chance to burn calories because they provide an immersive experience, allowing you to savor the city’s beauty one step at a time.

And where better to embark on such an adventure than Glasgow? Here, history is felt through every cobblestone, weaving tales of ages past into the streets. 

So, if you’re ready to delve in, lace up your walking shoes to uncover Glasgow like never before!

Glasgow City Centre Daily Walking Tour

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Schedule: Daily: 10:30AM, 2PM, and 5PM

Price: From £12

Contact Information: +1 (702) 648-5873

Meeting Point: 82 George Square, Glasgow G1 1LY, United Kingdom

Ending Point: 16 Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AG, United Kingdom


  • George Square (Exterior Only)
  • City Chambers (Exterior Only)
  • University of Strathclyde (Exterior Only)
  • Glasgow Cathedral (Exterior Only)
  • The Necropolis(Exterior Only)
  • St. Mungo at High Street (Pass By)
  • Gallery of Modern Art (Exterior Only)

Distance: 1.5 to 2 miles

Duration: 1.5 to 2 hours

Fitness Level: Moderate

Accessibility: Wheelchair and stroller accessible; Service animals allowed

Max Number of Participants: 14 

Maximizing your time in Glasgow City Centre is easy with a quick walking tour, unveiling must-see tourist destinations and offering rich historical and cultural insights, beginning with the iconic George Square, dating back to 1787.

What sets this walking tour apart is its focus on exteriors, allowing you to absorb the essence of Glasgow’s heritage without consuming your precious time. Perfect for those with packed schedules eager to delve into the city’s story.

Rest assured, their professional tour guides will fill the tour with fun facts and anecdotes, ensuring an engaging and enlightening experience throughout.

Pro Tip:

Kickstart your trip by booking this tour early to get a grasp of the city’s essence. From there, you can tailor your trip according to your preferences, ensuring a more personalized and enriching experience throughout your stay in Glasgow.

Gander Walking Tour

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Schedule: Tuesday to Sunday: 10:30AM

Price: £12 (Children under 12 are free)

Contact Information: 07516 554828 / [email protected]

Meeting Point: 16 Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AB, United Kingdom

Ending Point: Glasgow Cathedral, Castle St, Glasgow G4 0QZ, United Kingdom


  • Gallery of Modern Art (Pass By)
  • Duke of Wellington Statue
  • George Square
  • Trades Hall of Glasgow (Pass By)
  • Hutcheson’s Hall (Pass By)
  • Trongate
  • Tolbooth Steeple
  • St. Mungo at High Street
  • Provand’s Lordship (Pass By)
  • Glasgow Cathedral

Distance: 1.5 miles

Duration: 3 Hours

Fitness Level: Substantial

Accessibility: Wheelchair and stroller accessible; Service animals allowed

Max Number of Participants: 15

For the best view of Glasgow through the eyes of a local, the Gander Walking Tour will lead you to sights not typically part of city tours. 

Delve into architectural nuances, uncover layers of religious history, enjoy entertaining anecdotes, and discover hidden gems along the way.

While a 3-hour walking tour may seem dreadful, it covers a large area, leaving no stone unturned. With lively and engaging tour guides infusing each step with contagious energy, the time will fly by, leaving you eagerly craving more by the tour’s end.

Pro Tip:

To ensure your comfort during the tour, we highly suggest using the restroom facilities whenever available along the route, as there are no designated toilet breaks allotted in the tour.

Glasgow Street Art Tour 

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Schedule: Daily: 2PM

Price: From £12

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Meeting Point: NCP Glasgow Mitchell St – 81 Mitchell St, Glasgow G1 3QS, United Kingdom

Ending Point: 69 Ingram St, Glasgow G1, United Kingdom


  • Fellow Glasgow Residents’ – Smug
  • Broomielaw Illegal Wall
  • ‘The World’s Most Economical Taxi’ – RogueOne
  • The Rebel Bear
  • Etc. 

Distance: Varies

Duration: 1.5 hours 

Fitness Level: Moderate

Accessibility: Wheelchair and stroller accessible; Service animals allowed

Max Number of Participants: 20

If traditional tours aren’t your cup of tea, consider exploring Glasgow’s vibrant street art scene. Often overlooked, this walking tour offers a profound understanding of street art, delving into the stories behind each piece and the artists who created them.

Be ready to immerse yourself fully, as you’ll navigate alleys and traverse under bridges to uncover Glasgow’s hidden artistic gems and to get the best views of the city’s art scene. 

By the tour’s end, we guarantee you’ll emerge with a newfound appreciation for the city’s dynamic street art landscape.

Pro Tip:

As this tour will take you through narrow alleys and under bridges, it’s best to pack light for easy mobility and comfort.

Gothic Glasgow Walking Tour

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Schedule: Wednesday to Sunday: 8PM

Price: £12

Contact Information: +44 (0)7871588107 / [email protected]

Meeting Point: King’s Theatre, 297 Bath St, Glasgow G2 4JN, United Kingdom

Ending Point: Queen Street, Queen St, Glasgow G1, United Kingdom

Stops: N/A

Distance: 1.5 miles

Duration: 1 hour and 50 minutes 

Fitness Level: Moderate

Accessibility: Service animals allowed

Max Number of Participants: 20

This tour isn’t for the faint of heart as it delves into Glasgow’s dark past with tales of ghouls, infamous murderers, grisly grave robbers, and the spooky paranormal. 

Be prepared to see Glasgow through a new perspective as you delve into the city’s darkest corners. Did we mention that this tour’s done at night? 

To set the tone for the evening, the tour is led by an actor guide, Vincent ‘The Man in the Hat’,  to truly bring these spooky stories to life, ensuring an engaging experience even for those not typically drawn to the gothic.

Pro Tip:

As Glasgow evenings can be chilly and foggy, we recommend dressing warmly and comfortably.
Also, be advised that due to adult themes and humor, this tour is not suitable for children under 14 years old.

A Silent Disco Adventure in Glasgow

Schedule: Saturday: 3PM


  • Children (Ages 5 to 15): £12.95
  • Adults (Ages 16+): £16.95

Contact Information: 0141 548 6983 / [email protected]

Meeting Point: Katie’s Bar Glasgow, 17 John St, Glasgow G1 1HP, United Kingdom

Ending Point: Katie’s Bar Glasgow, 17 John St, Glasgow G1 1HP, United Kingdom


  • Buchanan Street (Pass By)
  • George Square (Pass By)

Distance: Varies

Duration: 1 hour

Fitness Level: Moderate

Accessibility: Wheelchair and stroller; Service animals allowed

Max Number of Participants: 60

Prepare to tune out the noise of the world and let the rhythm of the city guide your steps with this unique walking tour. Dance and sing your way through the streets of Glasgow, fueled by a curated playlist streaming through hi-tech earphones.

This tour is perfect for all ages, making it an ideal opportunity for family bonding, including the little ones, a way to de-stress with colleagues, or even to simply meet new people.

And yes, furry friends are welcome too, provided they’re on a leash and well-behaved.

Pro Tip:

Come rain or shine, the show must go on! Be sure to check the weather forecast and come prepared for unpredictable conditions. Wear comfortable trainers, bring a suitable raincoat, and if possible, pack an umbrella.

Glasgow’s Music Mile Walking Tour

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Schedule: Saturdays, 2PM


  • Adult: £19.50
  • Senior: £16
  • Young People, Students, Unemployed: £14

Contact Information: (44) 07954 401 824 / [email protected] 

Meeting Point: The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Killermont St, Glasgow G2 3NW, United Kingdom

Ending Point: King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272A St Vincent St, Glasgow G2 5RL, United Kingdom


  • The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
  • The Pavilion Theatre
  • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Nice ‘n’ Sleazy
  • King Tut’s Wah-Wah Hut

Distance: 1.5 miles

Duration: 2 hours

Fitness Level: Moderate

Accessibility: Service animals allowed

Max Number of Participants: 26 

Tailored for music enthusiasts, this walking tour kicks off at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, a renowned venue hosting the esteemed Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Celtic Connections, the globe’s largest winter music festival.

From there, you’ll traverse the city, visiting the Pavilion Theatre and Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where the world’s best musicians have performed and blessed the ears of their audiences.

Another fun stop is at the Nice ‘n’ Sleazy where you’ll learn all about the rock ‘n’ roll legends and get a chance to buy some refreshments. 

The grand finale of the tour takes place at King Tut’s Wah-Wah Hut, a revered live music venue that has hosted iconic performances by bands like Oasis and Blur.

Pro Tip:

There will be several stairs and inclines along the route, so it’s advisable to wear comfortable shoes and bring any necessary equipment if you have mobility issues.

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