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Half-Day Private Glasgow Must-Sees Tour

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US$ 130.62
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Enjoy our best-selling walking tour with a private guide. Discover the world famous Glasgow sights in one day and get a real feeling of the city!

You'll see learn about about the city's most famous landmarks, hear stories about its history and development, and find out lots of interesting and fun facts. We'll go at your pace, and you'll have chance to have a drink and a snack along the way.
  • Check off all the classic downtown Glasgow sights in one half-day walking tour
  • Customize your tour to suit your needs with your private guide
  • Get personalized insights into local life from a Glasgow insider
  • Discover landmarks like Glasgow Cathedral and the Gallery of Modern Art
What to Expect
If you’re staying in Glasgow city center, your guide will collect you from your door to start your private walking tour. Be sure to let them know any sights you’d like to see or interests you may have: the tour is customizable to meet your needs. A typical itinerary covers sights including Glasgow Cathedral, the Necropolis cemetery, Tolbooth Steeple, the Gallery of Modern Art, George Square, Templeton’s Carpet Factory, St. Andrew’s Cathedral, and much, much more. Travel at your own pace to the locations that interest you and feel free to ask whatever questions spring to mind. At the end of the tour, your guide will escort you home.
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Important Information
Departure Point
George Square, Glasgow, UK

Traveler pickup is offered
If you're staying within 15 mins walk of the centre of Glasgow (George Square), our guide can meet you at your hotel.
We can organise an executive vehicle and a driver to meet and greet you in the port in Greenock morning, take you in comfort and style to Glasgow city where you will meet your personal tour guide. After some wonderful Glasgow sightseeing, we'll get you safely back aboard later that afternoon.
Up to 4 people  - £ 80 (E Class Mercedes, Audi A6 or similar)
Up to 7 people  - £ 95 (people carrier)
We can also organise an executive vehicle and a driver to meet and greet you at the Glasgow Airport and take you in comfort and style to Glasgow city where you will meet your personal tour guide.
Up to 4 people - £ 30 (E Class Mercedes, Audi A6 or similar)
Up to 7 people - £ 38 (people carrier)

Departure Time
Choose your preferred departure time from 8am till 5pm
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Complimentary Tea or Coffee during scheduled break
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel Meet & Greet (City Centre - within a walk to George Sq only)
  • Private walking tour
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry/Admission - Gallery of Modern Art
  • Entry/Admission - Glasgow Green
  • Entry/Admission - Duke of Wellington Statue
  • Entry/Admission - Glasgow Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - People's Palace and Winter Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Provand's Lordship
  • Entry/Admission - St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art
  • Entry/Admission - Templeton's Carpet Factory
  • Entry/Admission - The Necropolis
  • Entry/Admission - Buchanan Street
  • Entry/Admission - George Square
  • Entry/Admission - St Andrew's Cathedral Glasgow
  • Gratuities
  • Meet / drop-off from locations outside of City Centre (within a walk from George Sq)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Multi-lingual guide (English, Spanish, Russian)
  • Please note that this is a walking tour without vehicle
  • Glasgow Port (Greenock) pickup and return by private vehicle can be arranged for additional cost on request
  • We can arrange vehicle hire for the tour for additional cost on request
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved this tour. Johnny is friendly, knowledgeable and entertaining and we discovered that there's much more to Glasgow than we'd expected. My biggest advice to American tourists would be not to short-change it in a tour of Scotland. Oh, and a private message, reminder...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ChiMike312
GlasgowPT, Manager at Glasgow Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hahaha - I am intrigued and have to ask Johnny! Thanks for saying Glasgow is underrated - and for your kind review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent walking tour with Zhanna, made even better by beautiful weather and the fact that many streets were closed to traffic for a cycling event. Zhanna was a great companion, covering as much history as we could absorb and pointing out so...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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GlasgowPT, Manager at Glasgow Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you had a positive experience, and we very much appreciate you taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review!

Reviewed 11 August 2019

Greenock was one of the ports on our recent cruise and we had arranged our own private tour with this company ahead of time. They also arranged our transportation from the port to the city center. Our tour guide Christie was so knowledgeable and friendly,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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GlasgowPT, Manager at Glasgow Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave such a positive review. Christie will be delighted. We're so glad your private tour of Glasgow was memorable, and thanks for choosing us.

Reviewed 24 July 2019

My husband and I took this tour and are really glad we did. Our guide took us through the history, architecture, social and cultural highlights of Glasgow, and we left feeling like we had a good flavor of the city. Having done our research in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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GlasgowPT, Owner at Glasgow Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2019

Thank you Dawn! Elsa is delighted that you had a great experience - it was so kind of you to take the time to give us such positive feedback!

Reviewed 21 July 2019

I had one free day from my business trip to Glasgow. This is my first time here in Glasgow and I didn't have much time. So I signed up this tour. My guide's name is Haley. As agreed, she met me at my hotel and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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GlasgowPT, Manager at Glasgow Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2019

Haley came back to the office and commented on what a wonderful time she had with you on the tour. Making our valued clients feel welcomed in this wonderful city is our number one priority! Thank you for your kind words and positive review.

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Response from ArabianGlobeTrotters | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely - Edinburgh and Glasgow are only 45-75min apart by train (depending on which train you take, and there's one every 10-15min) and the tour guide can pick you straight from the train station in Glasgow, which is... More
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Response from jedeasonjr | Reviewed this property |
They were flexible, since it is a private tour. Our guide, Andrea, met us at our B&B at about 930, we walked to a train stop, headed into town and started the tour. It was an excellent experience, and we learned a lot.
11 June 2018|
Response from Warren M |
It was for the two of us.
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