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Merchant City Music Walking Tour of Glasgow provided by Glasgow Music City Tours

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You'll start at
THE CLUTHA
Glasgow G1 4SP, UKMeet your guide outside The Clutha Bar on Stockwell Street.
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  • 1
    The Clutha Bar
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Britannia Panopticon Music Hall
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 3
    Old Fruitmarket
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  • 4
    Tron Theatre
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  • 5
    Barrowland Ballroom
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  • 6
    Barrowland Park
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 7
    St Andrews in the Square Glasgow
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  • 8
    The 13th Note
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
King Street
King St, Glasgow G1, UK
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Important Information
Departure Point
THE CLUTHA, Glasgow G1 4SP, UK
Duration
2h
Return Details
King Street, King St, Glasgow G1, UK
Inclusions
  • Includes voucher for 20% discount on food at Mono Cafe Bar.
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please contact us to discuss any mobility issues.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please be at departure point 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure time
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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cycledan wrote a review Nov 2019
Commack, New York2 contributions
Only reason not 5 stars is that there were times we could not hear at all. Street noise was tough. Also in old music hall we couldn't hear above the orchestra rehearsing.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from JonathanTrew, Manager at Merchant City Music Walking Tour of Glasgow
Responded 20 Jan 2020
Hi cycledaniel. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. It's good to know when there are problems as it means we can try to solve them. We'll talk louder at more busy points. Glad you enjoyed the tour otherwise.
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CarrFIRE2018 wrote a review Jul 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom3 contributions
Really enjoyed the tour - great way to spend a couple of hours on a Saturday morning. Fiona the guide was excellent. Extremely knowledgeable, very enthusiastic and is deeply immersed in the Scottish music scene with great anecdotes and first hand experiences. Highly recommend
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from JonathanTrew, Manager at Merchant City Music Walking Tour of Glasgow
Responded 4 Jul 2019
Hello, thanks so much for leaving such a great review. We're really pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and that you enjoyed the playlist too! We will pass on your comments to Fiona. Thanks again for your input, much appreciated.
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Stephen L wrote a review Jul 2019
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Our guide, Fiona, was very nice and very enthusiastic about passing on her knowledge of the many excellent music-related venues visited. Well worth the money.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from JonathanTrew, Manager at Merchant City Music Walking Tour of Glasgow
Responded 2 Jul 2019
Hello Stephen. We're so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the tour, we agree Fiona is great and we'll pass on your comments. Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback and review.
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mgg72018 wrote a review Jun 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom4 contributions1 helpful vote
My daughter (early 20's) and I went on the Merchant City tour. Phil was our guide and he was very knowledgeable and had excellent anecdotes.Will be booking the other Glasgow tour based on our experience with this tour. Excellent value for money
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from JonathanTrew, Manager at Merchant City Music Walking Tour of Glasgow
Responded 9 Jun 2019
Hello and thank you for your review, we're very pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and will pass your kind comments on to Phil. Look forward to seeing you on the Music Mile tour.
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Louise M wrote a review Jun 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom27 contributions6 helpful votes
Two hours of fantastic information, stories and places to visit. Starting at the Clutha we had 2 hours of diverse information from Billy Connolly to Bowie and Franz Ferdinand to funny stories in the Panopticon. Fiona was a terrific guide who is obviously immersed in the Glasgow
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Response from JonathanTrew, Manager at Merchant City Music Walking Tour of Glasgow
Responded 2 Jun 2019
Hello Louise, We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the tours and will pass your comments to Fiona, we agree, she's a terrific guide. Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback, we appreciate it.
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Bramble1167
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Friends get together
We booked for a private tour with Fiona and despite the wind and rain, Fiona was a ray of sunshine. Brilliant tour,
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suncream2015
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I Love Music
Did this music tour on Sat 26th Oct. Our guide was friendly, funny and very knowledgeable about the Glasgow music s
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JoTucker
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Brilliant!
Really good walking tour of the city. Dress for the cold as you would expect. Really passionate and knowledgable gu
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Francesca A
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Great Tour!
There is a lot to see in Glasgow, but if you're looking for something a little different, this tour is great. As a
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Sandy D
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Merchant City Tour
Very informative and provided answers to those questions that you thought you knew yourself. Fiona was a great guid
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799annemarie
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This is a ‘must visit’ if you are in Glasgow
Our guide was very informative and knowledgeable. It was an interesting tour around the town, which featured from 1
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Mr James M
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Mc Loones music tour
Enjoyable and informative walk. Guides were enthusiastic and entertaining. It may have been interesting to have hea
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phargreaves72
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Great Afternoon in the music city
It was a great afternoon walking around some of the familiar streets of Glasgow and discovering more of the unusual
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lenmarsh
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Brilliant tour for locals or tourists
Brilliant walking tour this afternoon with Alison. Thought I knew the Glasgow music scene inside out but learned s
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Expedition599569
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Brilliant
Excellent tour, with clear and entertaining information put over by Fiona who clearly enjoys being a guide. As a
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Dibsna
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A fabulous tour
Phil and Alison provided an excellent tour round some of the sites in the Merchant City explaining the rich musical
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WILLIAM A
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Music Tour
I would totally recomend this company for taking you down memory lane. So many people we didnt know started their c
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colettemnds
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Excellent tour
I love music and I loved this tour. Fiona, our your guide was great. She was so knowledgeable and I would highly re
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Samuele D
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Great tour
I really enjoyed the tour, great venues and funny anectodes. I strongly recommend it if you love music
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awalker1985
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Merchant City Music Tour
A Glasgow local but found out things about the city's music scene that I didn't know. Highly recommend the tour fo
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