Glasgow Glee

Curated Activities – Great things to do in Glasgow

Private Glasgow Highlights

A mural featuring a man and a bird in Glasgow, Scotland.

Dating from the 1350’s, Glasgow’s history is long and fascinating. A private walking tour covers Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow Green and George Square, but this is not just shopping. It’s the story of a colorful ship-building town with a trove of architectural styles. – by Viator

Ultimate Whiskey Tasting

A table set-up for a whiskey tasting in Glasgow, Scotland.

If 3 whiskey tastes at 4 distilleries is your cup of tea, this tour is for you. This is for a discerning palate, however, and the tastes are wisely spaced throughout the day, with a generous lunch break. Distillery choices include Glenturret, Clydeside. Glenkinchie and many more. – by Viator.

Ayrshire and Robert Burns Discovery

Castle ruins on the shore in western Scotland.

Drive to the lands that created Scotland’s beloved poet (Auld Lang Syne ring a bell?). This is a day of nature walks, ruined and still-standing castles, and the Burns museum. Lunch on your own amid picturesque villages. – by Get Your Guide

“Outlander” Castle Tour

A tour bus in front of an "Outlander" castle near Glasgow, Scotland.

Be a fan for a day and learn the real story behind the Outlander castles, be it Doune Castle (Castle Leoch), Culross (Claire’s herb garden), Mercat Cross (Cranesmuir) or Blackness Castle (Fort William). – by Viator

Kelvingrove and Byres Road Walking Tour

The interior of a gothic building in Glasgow, Scotland.

Glasgow’s gave the world Rennie Mackintosh and his work is represented well at the Kelvingrove, alongside titans like Monet and Rembrandt. Your private tour covers this museum, plus the eclectic Victorian Botanical plant collection at the Glasgow Gardens. Finish with Byres street snacks and shopping. – by Viator.

“Glasgow is maybe the most bullshit-free place on earth. I think I call it ‘the antidote to the rest of the world.'”Anthony Bourdain

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