The Dear Green Place as Glasgow is affectionately known is one of the finest cities in Northern Europe. Referred to as the greatest Victorian city in the world this thriving melting pot of a city has a world of culture, architecture and history to wow the modern visitor.
Once one of the most significant pilgrimage sites in Scotland this thriving city has everything you could wish for in a destination. With genuinely world class museums and attractions, any walking tour of Glasgow should be capable of opening the door to a wonderful trip in Scotland. Glasgow Cathedral is one of the most exceptional and significant historical buildings in Scotland, dating from the 15th Century and being located in the heart of medieval Glasgow is an excellent place to begin. Next to the imposing form of the cathedral are a host of historic sites and museums as well as one of the finest graveyards in Britain, its monumental tombs dominate the skyline and tell of the wealth in this city every bit as powerfully as the grand Victorian Architecture.
Glasgow is a melting pot of culture and language, its citizens have provided a huge legacy across the centuries. Once the industrial powerhouse of the British Empire and considered one of the most heavily industrialised cities in the world, the foundries and shipyards of Glasgow dominated the world for over a century. There is every chance you have already heard the expression “Clyde built”.
Glasgow has so much more to offer still, with one of the best contemporary and folk music scenes in Europe, the bars and restaurants of this wonderful city will entertain and relax people of every persuasion after a hard day enjoying some of the best cultural experiences which Britain has to offer.
With some of the finest visual architecture in Britain, coupled with a legacy of genuine significance and some of the best museums available in the UK a walking tour of Glasgow should excite the senses and leave you ready for more!
As with all Executive Scotland walking tours, our walking tours of Glasgow are bespoke, tailored to suit your tastes and wishes. There is simply no other way to see Glasgow, it just has too much to offer!