Glasgow Itinerary - Tours and Activities
Updated: Mar 9
Glasgow is a port city on the River Clyde in Scotland. It is known for Victorian architecture and rich history. It is home to national institutions like the Scottish Opera, Scottish Ballet and National Theatre of Scotland. So take a look below to see what there is to do in Scotland's capital city.
Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.
Prices listed below are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.
Walking Tour of Glasgow
Go for a gander on a tour which reflects the energy and welcoming nature of Glasgow itself. You will be provided with a memorable introduction to this stupendous city, and at the conclusion of the tour, you'll receive an email with as many Glasgow recommendations as you can handle, tailored to your personal interests. Walk with the self-styled Glasgow Gander around Glasgow City Centre, from Royal Exchange Square to Glasgow Cathedral, taking in the city's famed Victorian architecture, and drinking deeply of its vibrant atmosphere. Learn the fascinating story of Glasgow in the company of a passionate guide.
Wednesday - Sunday at 10:30am
$14 per person
Glasgow Street Art Walking Tour - $14 per person
Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off Bus - $18 per person
Guided Walking InstaTour - $23 per person
Charles Rennie Mackintosh Walking Tour - $23 per person
Glasgow Like a Local: Customized Private Tour - $40 per person
Glasgow Walking Tour With Beer Tasting - $44 per person
Fun Bike Tour in Glasgow - $58 per person
Loch Ness and The Highlands Day Trip
Take in the stunning landscapes of the Scottish Highlands, the Glencoe Valley and the mysterious Loch Ness, with murky secrets lurking in the deep... Whether or not the Loch Ness Monster makes an appearance you are sure to be enchanted by the Scottish countryside.
Everyday at 8am
$60 per person
Stirling Castle, The Trossachs Loch Lomond & Whisky Tour - $48 per person
Culzean Castle, Robert Burns Country & the Ayrshire Coast - $48 per person
Oban, Glencoe & West Highland Castles Tour - $52 per person
Outlander Adventure Day Trip - $53 per person
Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Tour - $63 per person
Glenfinnan, Fort William, and Glencoe Day Trip - $63 per person
Glenfinnan, Mallaig and Glencoe Adventure Tour - $71 per person
Standing Stones, Castles & Highlands Tour - $73 per person
Stirling, Kelpies, Loch Lomond & Whisky Tour - $73 per person
3-Day Isle of Skye, Highlands & Loch Ness Tour
Admire the beauty of Scotland on a 3-day tour. See Ben Nevis before arriving on Skye. Enjoy its natural beauty and visit some of its most famous sites like Kilt Rock, Portree, and the Old Man of Storr.
Everyday at 9am
$253 per person without accommodation
$506 per person with accommodation
2-Day Eilean Donan, Loch Ness & Highlands Tour - $115 per person
Loch Ness, Inverness and Highlands 2-Day Tour - $115 per person
Discover Scotland Off the Beaten Track
Scotland's most-famous natural attractions are often crowded with tourists, but this small-group tour lets you avoid the crowds and discover a place that is well off the beaten track. From central Glasgow, you'll embark on a journey through the countryside and several quaint villages to a hidden gem of a waterfall. You'll then go on a short hike and explore the waterfall from every angle.
Everyday at 1pm
$100 per person
Scottish Whisky Distillery Tour
Travel from Glasgow to 3 different distilleries, and learn about what it takes to make a perfect-tasting whisky. You will visit a combination of distilleries who make whisky in the Highlands or Lowlands regions of Scotland, crafting luxury spirits with local barley and spring water. Taste how each whisky is different, and hear about the history of Scotland’s national drink.
Everyday at 8:30am
$122 per person
Clydeside Distillery Tour and Whisky Tasting - $17 per person
Glasgow Beer Tour - $46 per person
Malt Whisky Distillery Day Tour - $53 per person
Guided Pub Crawl
Get shown Glasgow's nightlife with the best local guides in the business. You will be taken to specially selected venues that have their own quirks and styles. Mixing great atmosphere with drink deals, dancing and everything in between. Expect to participate in crazy games with funny prizes and make new friends from around the world. If you love to laugh and dance, then you won't regret (or remember) a thing.
Saturday and Sunday at 8pm
$11 per person
West End Food Tour
You will walk through the West End tasting the fabulous Scottish food and drink the city has to offer, enjoying the Glasgow patter, while exploring the history and culture of Glasgow itself. No need for lunch – you will be well fed and watered! Your local tour guide will show you interesting gems of the West End and recommend where to go and what to see while in Glasgow. You'll visit 6 amazing, independent restaurants, shops and bars where you’ll try tasty Scottish seafood, visit Glasgow’s original cheesemonger, sample some fabulous gin at a traditional pub dating back to 1895 and enjoy a wee dram with your guide.
Wednesday - Saturday at 11am, 12pm and 12:30pm
$82 per person
Guided Tour of the Original Willow Tea Rooms - $11 per person
Glasgow Afternoon Tea Experience - $44 per person
Glasgow Evening Dining Experiences - $44 per person
Silent Disco Adventure
Tour the historic streets of Glasgow and see its iconic buildings and monuments in a totally unique way—through the medium of silent disco! Head off on an adventure around the city led by your guides, as they use music through hi-tech headsets to get things moving and keep the party going. Like a silent disco with added Glaswegian hospitality, learn about the history and culture of the city and rave through the streets.
Saturdays at 3pm
$20 per person
Merchant City: Past and Present Music Tour - $21 per person
Glasgow's Music Mile Tour - $21 per person
An Evening of Magic
Billy Reid, the Scottish "Close-Up Magician of the Year", presents his spellbinding 5-star 'Watch Closely' show in Glasgow. A stunning fusion of magic, art, storytelling and music combine to deliver an extraordinarily entertaining experience. With a small audience size, everyone can see and participate in the astounding magic that unfolds. Reid’s award-winning tricks include everything from sleight-of-hand to his renowned ‘Caledonia’ card routine - the most beautiful card trick in the world!
Wednesdays at 7:30pm
$20 per person
Celtic Park Stadium Tour and Dining Experience
Enjoy a full stadium tour and a 3-course meal in Celtic Park Restaurant. Adults will dine on the 3-course menu and children from the children's menu. Includes a 60-minute stadium tour pre-meal.
Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30am - 3:30pm
$46 per person