Welcome to Glasgow

Nestled in Scotland’s West Central Lowlands lies the vibrant city of Glasgow. Scotland’s largest city has more of a creative edge to the famous neighbour Edinburgh. Once an industrial powerhouse, this intriguing city has transformed itself into an award-winning hub of culture. Join us in falling in love with this diverse city, by strolling down the quirky streets on a descriptive walking tour, tucking into some delicious traditional cream tea and experiencing first-hand how Scotland’s favourite beer is made. We’ll also embark on an exclusive tactile tour of the alluring Botanic Gardens, whereby we’ll get to interact with the unusual plants the gardens have to offer. Come with us on a ‘wee’ city break and see for yourself why so many people are falling in love with this charming city.

Tour Highlights

  • Uncover the secrets of some of Glasgow’s most iconic streets
  • Immerse yourself in the inner workings of Scotland’s favourite beer
  • Enjoy a tactile experience around the beautiful Botanic Gardens
  • Taste Glasgow’s finest cream tea in the traditional Willow tearooms
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  • Dates & Prices

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    August 17 - August 20, 2020 (4 days)

    Standard Blind Price: £449 Book Now

    Discounted Sighted Price: £299 Book Now

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    Standard Blind Price: 449 GBP Book Now

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    Old buildings in the city centre
  • What's Included

    • 3 nights’ hotel accommodation Mercure Glasgow City Hotel
    • All breakfasts
    • Specified excursions
    • Services of local guides
    • Services of a Traveleyes tour manager
  • Excursions

    • Walking Tour of Glasgow & The Willows Tearoom
    • Tennents Brewery Tour
    • Botanical Gardens tour
    Glasgow City Chambers and George Square

Below is the itinerary for the holiday. Please click each day for more information.

Monday 17th August

Today we arrive in Glasgow and check into our hotel. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon before meeting back up to enjoy our first evening together as a group!

Breakfast included. Overnight in Glasgow.

Tuesday 18th August

We start our Glasgow city break with a fascinating walking tour around some of the most historic buildings in Glasgow. Enjoy soaking up the ancient history and magnificent architecture Glasgow has to offer. We will then stop off at the famous Willow’s tearoom, where you can enjoy delicious tea and scones.

In the afternoon we head to Wellpark Brewery, where we will get to go behind the scenes to discover the inner workings of Scotland’s favourite beer. Become immersed in a journey through the history of Scotland’s oldest brewery, home to over 450 years of brewing tradition and award-winning beers. We will end the brewery tour with a fresh pint of the famous beer, poured straight from an impressive copper tank, giving you a real taste of the Glasgow culture.

Breakfast included. Overnight in Glasgow.

Wednesday 19th August

Today we head to the mesmerising Botanic Gardens for an exclusive tactile walking tour. Meander around the serene gardens, passing rare and beautiful plants before arriving to the elegant Victorian glasshouse. Go back in time to the 19th century; when the Botanic Gardens were founded and immerse yourself in the history and delicate architecture that the gardens exude, as though nothing since the end of the 19th century seems to have changed. You’ll get to touch and smell the unique plants and plant artefacts, whilst listening to the fascinating stories of the vast variety of different uses of these extraordinary plants.

The rest of the day is free to do as you wish at your own leisure. You could spend your time relaxing in the hotel or set off exploring more of this fascinating city, visiting The Lighthouse for fantastic views across Glasgow along your way. The choice is yours for how you’d like to spend your last afternoon in this delightful city!

Breakfast included. Overnight in Glasgow.

Thursday 20th August

Sadly, we check out of our hotel this morning. You may wish to hang around in Glasgow a little while longer if you’re not ready to say goodbye to this unforgettable city just yet. The group will say their goodbyes and begin their travels home.

Breakfast included.

Single supplement – £120