I went as part of an organised group walking tour yesterday. Not being from Scotland, Sean, (our guide), highlighted the key areas of interest in relation to Glasgow's murky past of crime and punishment. This included grave robbing in Ramshorn graveyard, the nearby Tolbooth Steeple...More
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Went on the last Crime and Punishment tour of the season and were the only people on it. Lovely that the guide still made the time to take us round and tell us about some of the history of the Merchant Quarter. He altered his...More
I've lived in Glasgow for 25 years and I learned so much about the city during this tour that I never knew existed before. We did the Crime & Punishment tour - Passed so many places I've seen everyday but never knew the stories behind...More
Walking tour Thursday in August. Interesting tour for those who don't know this area well. Pleasant guide. The teenager and twenty something with us enjoyed it.
We took the Crime and Punishment tour. I really enjoyed the low-key approach of the guide. It was like walking around with a friend who knows a lot about the history of the town. We got to see parts of the city that we hadn't...More
We took the Crime and Punishment tour, which focused on the darker side of Glasgow's past. The tour was interesting and informative and took us to parts of Glasgow we had not been in yet during our normal tourist activities.
The guide was informative and interesting. He had done his research, and was able to point out many interesting tidbits about historic Glasgow.
I have been on two walks so far with this guide and found both interesting and each had a few "wow" moments. I like the pace of these walks which is usually not too strenuous, although we seem to cover a fair distance.