Glasgow Tours : Bairds Walks
Guided Walking Tours of Glasgow West end followed by Dinner at Sutherlands Scottish Restaurant
Join your guide Dougie of BAIRDS WALKS and take a leisurely two hour guided walking tour around the west end of Glasgow. Our guided walking tours offer you a wonderful way to experience the city close up. If you enjoy walking and are reasonably fit and healthy then a Glasgow walking tour is a great way to find out all those little places that would take you an age to discover on your own. Join other city visitors and enjoy a fellow travelers view of his home city. There is a lot of walking involved, but it will be walked at a pace to suit the party.
Please come prepared and have wet weather gear just in case – your are in Scotland after all! This walking tour is a great form of exercise and we advise that you wear suitable clothing and comfy shoes. – A great way to see part of the city and build up your appetite!
The walking tour starts at 5.30 outside the Argyll Hotel coming back at 7.30 for Dinner in Sutherlands Scottish Restaurant where you can enjoy a tasty two course Scottish meal with a drink on arrival. Only £20.00 per person.
Advanced Booking Essential Tel: 0141 337 3313
ARRIVE IN GLASGOW AS A TOURIST LEAVE AS A FRIEND!
“Thank you very much for the so hospitable city tour in Glasgow. It’s very true we arrived in Glasgow as Tourists and left as friends, have a great summertime…” Theodora, George, Dimitris, Athens, Greece
Leave Argyll Hotel at 17.30 with quick introduction as we walk along Glasgow`s main Sauchiehall street. Our first main stop is Charing cross. Here you will learn about the City centre and what it was like to grow up in the city. This a chance for you to get your bearings and ask a few questions abot the city. We now head up towards woodlands area passing the Trinty Tower, Old Headquaters of Scottish Football and to the Granite staircase. After a slow walk up the Staircase we stop to admire the view. We now head along Park circus to enter Kelvingrove Park. This Sir Joseph Paxton designed park is a classic example of a Victorian Park. Its design and setting on the banks of the River Kelvin. As we wander through the park you will learn about the famous monuments and hear about Glasgow`s party park. We stop at the bandstand to find out about the famous singers and groups who played there.
Crossing the beautiful Kelvin walkway we walk under Glasgow University. Learn about it`s famous students. From here we get great views of Glasgows famous Art Galleries. We stop here to find out whats good about the Kelvingrove Art Galleries and Museum and also it`s history. Then on towards the Transport museum and the Kelvin hall. Learn about what`s there and what famous events happened here. Now on to the main reason Glasgow has turned into a world famous city. The river Clyde. An easy stroll along the riverbank towards the SSEC .
Seeing the Science centre, BBC studio`s and the Glasgow tower. Here you will hear about shipbuiding on the Clyde. The Walk now heads passed Big Bertha – the crane built for lifting trains on to ships. The final stop is the Squinty bridge where you can take great photographs of the river .We then head back to the Argyll Hotel and Sutherlands Restaurant for 19.30 for a well deserved drink and some great Scottish food.
WALK 2 HRS, JUST OVER 6 MILES and be left with great memories!