Glasgow Necropolis Walking Tours

The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis run regular friendly and informal walking tours of the Glasgow Necropolis!

Glasgow Necropolis Walking Tours

About Glasgow Necropolis Walking Tours

8th January 2022
30th January 2022
12th February 2022
plus 23 more date(s), see below for more info
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Glasgow Necropolis
70 Cathedral Square, Glasgow City Centre G4 0UZ
Donation, booking essential.
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Run by our extremely, well-informed, volunteer tour guides who give their time and commitment to share their passion for this outstanding cemetery to the visitors to the Glasgow Necropolis. Our tours are designed to provide an introduction and overview to the 37 acre (15 hectare) historically significant Victorian Cemetery. Telling the stories of some of the 50,000 people interred within its magnificent gates and their contribution to making Glasgow the second City of the Victorian Empire.

All donations are hugely welcome and we do ask if you can be generous as all donations go entirely towards the conservation and restoration of the Glasgow Necropolis. Booking is essential. Our current restoration project is that of the Monteath Mausoleum.

Bespoke and private tours are also available.

Walking Tour Programme 2022
Prior booking is essential, with members of The Friends of the Glasgow Necropolis having priority booking. All other places will be allocated on a first come basis and the meeting point will be provided with every confirmed booking.

Please contact tours@glasgownecropolis.org with details of the tour that you wish to attend and the number of places that you wish to reserve. Please be aware our organisation is run by volunteers and as a result there may be a short delay in us getting back you. We’ll reply as soon as we can, so please be patient with us!

Saturday 8th January @ 12.00 noon – Tour Guide Scott Kerr & Colin Campbell
Sunday 30th January @ 11.00am – Tour Guides Gavin & Joyce McNae
Saturday 12th February @ 1.00pm – Tour Guides Annette Mullen & Colin Campbell
Sunday 27th February @ 12.00 noon – Tour Guide Sarah Morrison & Colin Campbell
Saturday 12th March @ 2.00pm – Tour Guide Duncan Sloan & Colin Campbell
Sunday 27th March @ 1.00pm – Tour Guide Scott Kerr
Saturday 2nd April @ 12.00 noon – Tour Guide Colin Campbell
Sunday 17th April @ 11.00am – Tour Guides Gavin & Joyce McNae
Saturday 30th April @ 12.00 noon – Tour Guide Annette Mullen
Sunday 8th May @ 1.00pm – Tour Guides Duncan Sloan
Saturday 21st May @ 2.00pm – Tour Guide Scott Kerr
Saturday 4th June @ 2.00pm – Tour Guide Sarah Morrison
Sunday 19th June @ 1.00pm – Tour Guides Annette Mullen
Saturday 2nd July @ 2.00pm – Tour Guide Colin Campbell
Sunday 17th July @ 11.00am – Tour Guides Gavin & Joyce McNae
Saturday 30th July @ 12.00 noon – Tour Guide Duncan Sloan
Sunday 7th August @ 1.00pm – Tour Guide Sarah Morrison
Saturday 20th August @ 2.00pm & 5.00pm – Tour Guides Scott Kerr & Annette Mullen
Sunday 4th September @ 12.00 noon – Tour Guides Tour Guides Gavin & Joyce McNae
Saturday 1st October @ 12.00 noon – Tour Guide Annette Mullen
Sunday 16th October @ 1.00pm – Tour Guide Colin Campbell
Saturday 29th October @ 11.00am – Tour Guide Scott Kerr
Remembrance Sunday 13th November @ 1.00pm – Tour Guide Annette Mullen & Scott Kerr
Saturday 26th November @ 12.00 noon – Tour Guide Sarah Morrison
Sunday 4th December @ 11.00am – Tour Guide Duncan Sloan
Saturday 31st December @ 12.00 noon – Tour Guides Tour Guides Gavin & Joyce

Additional Dates: 30 January 2022, 12 February 2022, 27 February 2022, 12 March 2022, 27 March 2022, 02 April 2022, 17 April 2022, 30 April 2022, 08 May 2022, 21 May 2022, 04 June 2022, 19 June 2022, 02 July 2022, 17 July 2022, 30 July 2022, 07 August 2022, 20 August 2022, 04 September 2022, 01 October 2022, 16 October 2022, 29 October 2022, 13 November 2022, 26 November 2022, 04 December 2022, 31 December 2022

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