Glasgow's dark and secret past
Merchant City
George Square between the Lions
Gallery of Modern Art
Railings in Exchnage Square
Tango Dancers outside City Chambers - not suitably dressed

A short stroll through the history of Glasgow.

A lively, humorous historical tour of the Second City of the British empire. Led by a local Glaswegian and trained actor.  Discover Glasgow's dark and secret past. Wander around secret alleyways away from the bustle of the city uncovering hidden tales of the past.

  • 2 hour walk
  • History of Scotland and Glasgow
  • City centre Tour
  • tales of the past
  • social and political history
Not included


Duration2 Hours
Bring along

Comfortable shoes an umbrella, sunscreen and water

Participants2 to 20 partcipants
Important information

Appointement subject to change depending on if the minimum quota of 2 people has been reached.

Please show up at meeting point 10 mins before departure

Further information

Starting in George Square the guide led group will walk through Glasgow's city centre. Exploring a few of the main thoroughfares and buildings. Then turning down into the "Merchant City" to explore Glasgow's Dark and Secret past. The linear tour will end at Glasgow Cross the heart of Medieval Glasgow. 

The tour is a story of the History of both Scotland and Glasgow and its impact on British world events and growth. We also examine the social history of this great city, it's people, culture and origins all with the brilliant narrative skills of Gordon a trained actor and born Glaswegian.


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