Medieval City Tours

Walking Tour

Meet outside Marks and Spencer, Argyle Street 12 Argyle Street G2 8AA

This is a tale of two towns ….Explore the history and architecture of Glasgows Medieval City. The tour will look at, and explore the fascinating history of sites such as ; the puddle dubs, the old pedagogy and Eist Barras Yett along with Glasgow Cathedral and the Tron.

Medieval Glasgow from its beginnings in 1119, with the building of the Cathedral on the site of St Kentigern’s first church, to becoming the seast of an archbishopric in 1492 has stirred considerable interest . Glasgows medieval ecclesiastical centre had a had an important economic impact on the development of the town. The tour explores the relationship of the two towns, the stone built religious centre and the hustling bustling mercantile burgh  and how they grew up together,

Number in Brochure: 114


Tour Times

Fri 1pm; 1 1/2 hours

Advanced Booking Essential

Additional Booking Information:

Booking opens at 10am on Wednesday 26th August 2015.

Please be aware that Doors Open Day events are very popular and will book out quickly.

Spaces are limited per person.

Please only book for events that you intend to go to and cancel your space as soon as possible if you are unable to attend.

If the event is fully booked please feel free to add yourself to the wait list, if a space becomes available you will be contacted and will have one day to respond. Please be aware that you must add yourself to the waitlist for every space and for the times that you want ie. if looking for three spaces at any time, add your name 3 times to each event time.



Restrictions on Access: No Children under 8 years old please.

No Disabled Access
Undulating pavements and steep hill.


Getting Here

Nearest Train or Subway Station(s): Argyle Street

Parking: On Street Parking Available Charges Apply



Glasgow City Council
0141 287 2000



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