Free Walking Tours Glasgow

This city is by far one of the most romantic and enchanting cities in Europe. A port city located on Scotland’s west side is adorned by Victorian architecture that will take your break away.

Historically, it was used for trade a shipbuilding since the 18th century. Today, it is the art hub of Scotland and houses incredible institutions including the Scottish Opera, Scottish Ballet, and National Theatre. With all of this and more to see, it is impossible to be bored in this city.

The art enthusiast will find themselves falling in love with the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. This free attraction is Scotland’s most visited free museum that exhibits over 20 galleries and 8000 pieces of art. This is certainly a Disney World for the lover of all things art and culture.  

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Which are the Best Free Tours in Glasgow?

Glasgow is one of the UK’s most dynamic cities. Since the Industrial Revolution, it has stood out as one of Scotland’s capitals of commerce and industry. For this reason, many travelers discover this charming city on their business trips.

Travelers landing in Glasgow are usually impressed by its futurist vibe. However, to get to know this town in depth, we recommend joining free tours with local guides from Glasgow. In a 2-3 hour free walking tour you will discover true Scottish culture, see the famous Kelvingrove Museum, the University of Glasgow, and much more.

Book a Free Walking Historical Center Tour of Glasgow and find remains of the Georgian houses around George Square, a popular spot decorated with sculptures of Queen Victoria and the Duke of Wellington.

Your guide will then lead you along Buchanan Street, Glasgow’s shopping mecca, and take you to Glasgow Cathedral, the oldest in Scotland. There, you might hear about the miracles of Saint Mungo, patron saint of the city.


Most Free Tours in Glasgow usually end paying a visit to the spectacular necropolis: an atmospheric Victorian graveyard with panoramic views over the picturesque city.

Additionally, Glasgow boasts of fantastic restaurants, countless bars and Scotland’s best nightlife scene. Strolling around the charming streets in a Free Tour of Glasgow by night would be an unforgettable experience!

Also, if you want to explore the modern side of the city, book a Free Glasgow Waterfront Tour. Walking near River Clyde, you will learn how, from a small fishing village, Glasgow became the second city of the British Empire in the 19th century. You will also see how locals are making a remarkable effort to recover industrial heritage with spectacular buildings.

Don’t hesitate to ask your local guide for more tips about where to go and what to eat. Furthermore, it is quite common for travelers who book a guided tour in Glasgow to also want to go to Oxford, Cambridge or Brighton.

What is a Free Tour?

Free Tours are walks provided by passionate local guides without requesting any upfront payments. They allow every traveler, no matter their budget, to experience and enjoy what a place has to offer. 

Who takes Free Tours?

Free Tours guests are travelers of all ages and backgrounds seeking to enjoy authentic experiences. Independent tourists usually book Free Tours because they are looking for special activities, where they can learn historical facts, but also get an overview about the local culture, environment, and people.

Are Free Tours really Free?

Yes. Free Tours run on a “Pay-What-It’s-Worth” basis, so they are completely free unless you decide to make a contribution according to how much you enjoyed the experience. Guides appreciate receiving tips of any amounts at the end of the tour, but it’s completely voluntary to do so.

Do I have to book my Free Tour?

Yes. It’s mandatory to make a booking to ensure group sizes remain manageable and Guides can provide a better experience for all guests. Making a booking is absolutely free and it will take you less than one minute!