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Glasgow Walking Tours

  • Work together to solve fun challenges & puzzling clues
  • Guided by clues sent to your phones
  • Explore Glasgow's historic landmarks and hidden gems
  • Discover top-rated pubs, bars and cafes
  • Compete for top spot on the Glasgow leaderboard
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Next Steps

1. Select your game, pick a trail of your choice and receive your welcome email.
2. Rally your team and enter a team name and phone number(s) into the system.
3. Receive your welcome text, then head to the start location on a day and time of your choice.
4. Text START to receive the first in a series of cryptic directions. Solve the puzzles to unravel your mystery.
5. Discover unique places, the secret and hidden of your city - and great independant pubs/cafes!
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CityDays Glasgow Hunts

Each hunt explores a different area of city in one of two ways. Our classic treasure hunts & scavenger hunts use puzzle-filled directions to guide players to exciting new sights. Our Story trails do all this with the added bonus of an immersive story on top - play the main character and relive a tale from the city's past or experience a story all your own.

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Action-packed Glasgow walking tours in Glasgow

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Discover Glasgow's secret places

Experience Glasgow's unique places and share stories in independent pubs & cafes, curated for each Glasgow Glasgow walking tour.

Fun challenges

Engaging puzzles and captivating stories reveal Glasgow in a new light.

Play together or competitively

Work as a team or compete head-to-head to set the fastest time on our Glasgow leaderboard.

Fully flexible bookings

Alter your booking freely; change the date, time, number of people or chosen Glasgow Glasgow walking tour. Even stop and start once you've begun.

Fun activity for all groups

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Glasgow walking tour Reviews

The great things our customers have to say about CityDays Glasgow walking tours

Carolines over 50's Club Glasgow walking tour

Carolines over 50's Club

Fantastic trail , really enjoyed 10/10

Golden Pineapple Glasgow walking tour

Golden Pineapple

Amazing experience. Great ways to show little nooks and crannies you would otherwise miss. Really fun clues. Would full…

MAD MAX Glasgow walking tour

MAD MAX

Beautiful experience, group absolutely loved it. Great history and storyline, only thing is that there could’ve been mo…

Candler Clan Glasgow walking tour

Candler Clan

Had a fantastic day out! We loved the clues and they were the right level of difficulty for the whole family - age 11+.

The Ginger & the Gay Glasgow walking tour

The Ginger & the Gay

David and I had the BEST day exploring York, solving the clues, and had such a wonderful time over the whole day. What…

Mumson Glasgow walking tour

Mumson

Had a great day out in London doing the outdoor escape room, I have been round London hundreds of times but found areas…

Shell and Phil Glasgow walking tour

Shell and Phil

Brilliant clues and a great way to see the city. We will be looking to see which other cities we can do this in!

The Gunners Glasgow walking tour

The Gunners

We had a great few hours following the clues and exploring a part of London. Definitely tested the brain cells! Loved i…

Brains and Whiston Glasgow walking tour

Brains and Whiston

Was a intresting and fun filled day 😁. FromBrains & whiston

Special six Glasgow walking tour

Special six

A fantastic day out finding new places and spotting things you would normally just walk by! Highly recommend this activ…

Rocky Glasgow walking tour

Rocky

Great for getting out and seeing parts of the city you wouldn't other wise see. Plenty of places for food and drink on …

Wiggins and Simpsons Glasgow walking tour

Wiggins and Simpsons

Such a great time. We had an amazing afternoon, and enjoyed all the stops along the way!!

Priceless Glasgow walking tour

Priceless

Great way to explore London. Even if you live here you will discover hidden gems and lots of fun facts

Rescue Aid Society Glasgow walking tour

Rescue Aid Society

Fantastic day out! Wet and windy, but helped us see a city we are familiar with in a whole different light! Great fun!

Kanye Quest Glasgow walking tour

Kanye Quest

Very fun to see some areas where we've never been! Good riddles, not too hard but not too easy.

Team PP Glasgow walking tour

Team PP

It was fantastic! Really interesting clues and made me see my home town in a new way - looking for our next one!

BBSS Glasgow walking tour

BBSS

It was really excellent experience. We saw lots of places we had never seen and enjoyed the challenge of the clues. We …

A and L Glasgow walking tour

A and L

We loved the tour! Made us think, tired us out and was great fun! Thank you

Callaghans Glasgow walking tour

Callaghans

What an excellent way to explore Bath. We had great fun following the clues and finding all about the city. Brilliant w…

SBM Glasgow walking tour

SBM

Was a fantastic day out! Cannot fault it. Got us thinking, was the right level of challenge, and took us to some beauti…

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Walking Tours of Glasgow with CityDays

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Your urban odyssey starts here!

We’re passionate about bringing history alive and shining a light on all the amazing hidden things right on your very doorstep. 

Our Glasgow walking tours are designed to make learning about the city, its history and culture fun and interesting. Instead of listening to a monologue or traipsing about 

Whether you live and work here or you’re just popping by, there’s no getting around the fact that Glasgow is one of the most intriguing cities in the U.K. 

Shrouded in mystery and previously neglected in favour of its ancient neighbour Edinburgh, Glasgow has had to fight for its position as a place worthy of cultural and historic exploration. 

But don’t be fooled. Although Glasgow is the younger sibling, it has its own style, personality, quirks and fascinating past. Take a peek beyond the veil and uncover Glasgow’s hidden gems and secrets by undertaking a Glasgow walking tour…you’ll be surprised by what you find there.

Get The Most Out of Your Walking Tours in Glasgow

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Our Glasgow walking tours transform you and your friends, family, colleagues or whoever into detectives, explorers and tour guides all at the same time. 

You’ll be tasked with uncovering the Empire of Smoke and venturing beyond its iconic landmarks to reveal Glasgow’s urban secrets. 

You answer the clues, you discover the secret sights and hidden gems, and it’s your team that competes for top spot on our leaderboard.

We’ve worked hard to make sure there’s something for everyone who plays our Glasgow walking tours. So if it’s history, mythology, pubs, cosy cafes, weird geographical quirks or just fascinating facts you’re after - know that you’ll find it with CityDays!

See The City Your Way: Glasgow City Walking Tours

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No queues, no hassle, no strangers. 

Your enjoyment is at the heart of what we do. That’s why we create trails that help you explore a city without any of the downsides of doing so on a typical sightseeing tour.

You decide who you do your tour with: whether it’s just you or you invite your friends, family, other half or colleagues along for the journey, rest assured that no strangers will be crashing your adventure.

Take your time or race ahead: We have an opt-in competitive element to our games. That means that if you answer the clues in record time, submit the best photo or take part in any of our other challenges, your team will be in with the chance to win fun prizes.

However, these are totally optional and if you want to take your time exploring the sights or nipping into cosy shops, rest stops or attractions along the way, by all means do!

In fact, we encourage rest stops: We want you to experience the best of Glasgow. That’s why we recommend pubs, cafes and bars that you can use as rest stops along the way if you want to. If you’re raring to go or have other commitments in mind, that’s fine too. You’re welcome to pause the game at any point and resume it when you’re ready.

Stop or start whenever it’s convenient for you: Babysitter or train cancelled? No problem! Our games can be played at any time, although we do recommend playing during daylight hours (it’s hard to spot clues in the dark and your safety is a priority for us). 

All you need is a phone, comfy shoes and a sense of adventure: really, that’s it. If you have a good bunch of people around you, all the better. 

The Best Glasgow Walking Tours

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Our walking tours of Glasgow are designed to show you the good stuff, cut out the boring stuff, and get you interacting with your surroundings. 

How do we do that? 

Well, we put the activity back in your hands. We curate our trails so they take you around a city’s most interesting streets, landmarks, history, and introduce you to its famous figures. The only catch is - it’s up to you to solve our puzzles, riddles and clues to take you from each one to the next! 

Look up, look down, look left, look right! 

Still a bit confused? Here’s how it works

Glasgow Historic Walking Tours: Unveil History With your Senses

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Believe us when we tell you that Glasgow is full to the brim with clues to its past - you’ve just never noticed them before. 

We love history - but we understand that not everyone is as fanatic as we are. Don’t worry - you don’t have to be a history buff to enjoy our walking tours in Glasgow. You don’t need any prior knowledge to solve our clues, although a curious mind and an eye for detail will help! 

Want to see just how invested in Glasgow we are? Check out these interesting facts about Glasgow we dug up! 

On this Glasgow walking tour, you’ll journey back in time to when it was the thriving hub of the British tobacco trade and walk in the footsteps of Victorian pioneers. You’ll uncover the secrets that lurk in Trongate and Merchant City and expose the city centre like you’ve never seen it before. 

All you have to do is crack our puzzles, riddles and clues to take you there.

See More Glasgow Hidden Gems

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Our Glasgow walking tours are a best-of-both-worlds scenario. Of course you’ll get to see legendary landmarks such as Glasgow’s oldest pub, Glasgow Necropolis, and George Square - but we’ll also introduce you to a few…less obvious gems.

Armed with nothing but a phone and the power of your minds, you’ll be introduced to some of Glasgow’s formative and famous figures, and much, much more…

Available Trails and Glasgow Walking Tours

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Interested in finding out more about the kinds of self-guided Glasgow walking tours we provide? Here’s where you get a tiny sneak peek into where you can find your next adventure…

Empire of Smoke

Embark on a puzzle-filled adventure through Glasgow, exploring its rich history via architecture, sculptures, and artworks. Unravel clues and challenges revealing its transformation from an 18th-century tobacco hub to a Victorian metropolis and a renowned music city. Discover murals, grand buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries, statues with scandalous tales, and tributes to famous artists.

Enjoy the scenic route through Merchant City and Trongate, spotting hidden gems and solving entertaining riddles. This immersive tour is perfect for both locals and first-time visitors seeking to appreciate Glasgow's under-appreciated grandeur, complete with stops at iconic pubs and cafes.

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