Invisible (Glasgow): Glasgow Walking Tour: Stories of Crime & Punishment

Glasgow Walking Tour: Stories of Crime & Punishment

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Invisible (Glasgow)

Social Enterprise

1.5 hours
From$15 USDper person

Invisible (Glasgow) is a social enterprise that trains individuals who have been affected by homelessness to become walking tour guides while offering alternative, socially minded tours of the city.

Tour Highlights

  • Discover Glasgow from a unique perspective while helping fight homelessness in the city.
  • Hear fascinating stories of historic crimes and see where Glasgow’s last public hanging was held.
  • Explore a hidden side of the vibrant Merchant City district.

Tour revenue will be invested in providing support for Invisible (Glasgow)'s tour guides, who have all been affected by homelessness.

Tour Details

  • Frequency

    Any day by appointment

  • Start Time

    Flexible

  • Duration

    1.5 hours

  • Good For

    Adults, Families, Youth, Students, Couples

  • Languages

    English

  • Weather

    Tour will be cancelled or postponed in case of inclement weather

  • Tour Participants

    3 to 15

  • Difficulty

    Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)

Tour Description

Join Invisible Glasgow’s brilliant tour guide Daniel for an experience in Glasgow like no other. Daniel will guide you through the city streets as he has lived them. After selling the Big Issue in the West End for 8 years, Daniel trained with Invisible Cities and has created a tour especially for you! Discover a new side of the Merchant City neighborhood as you hear stories of murders, hangings, and punishment. Visit the site of the last public hanging - the real “Murder Alley.” Conclude your tour at the Duke of Wellington’s Statue, right in the heart of Glasgow.

1 Visitor Review

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    David ●  Oct 6, 2018

    Robin and I had a good time. Daniel's confidence grew throughout the tour and I think he was, rightly, pleased at the end of the tour. The length of the tour was just about right and Daniel was able to appropriately incorporate part of his own, personal history into tour.

Tour Start Address

People’s Palace - Glasgow Green, Templeton St, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

How To Get There

It's a 10-15 minute walk from Glasgow City center.

More About Invisible (Glasgow)

Mission

To train individuals who have been affected by homelessness to become walking tour guides while offering alternative, socially minded tours of the city.