Glasgow (Greenock), Scotland

Glasgow was Scotland's great industrial center during the 19th century. Today, the city remains the commercial and cultural capital of the Lowlands. Lying on the banks of the River Clyde, Glasgow boasts some of the finest Victorian architecture in the entire United Kingdom, including the stately City Chambers. Elegant Princes Square offers excellent shopping, and among the host of museums and galleries, the Burrell Collection features a superb treasure trove of paintings and art objects.

Note: Your ship docks in Greenock, which is approximately 45 minutes from Glasgow.

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Points of Interest

  • Loch Lomond
  • Glasgow Cathedral
  • Transport Museum
  • Inveraray Castle
  • Stirling
  • Culzean Castle
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery
  • Edinburgh
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More about Glasgow (Greenock), Scotland Points of Interest

  • Loch Lomond

    This stunningly beautiful and popular leisure destination has been featured in song and is Scotland's second largest freshwater lake, dotted with many islands.

  • Glasgow Cathedral

    The only cathedral in Scotland to have survived the Reformation intact, this 12th-century medieval church houses one of the finest post-war collections of stained glass windows in Britain.

  • Transport Museum

    Take the opportunity to climb aboard some of the exhibits to get a real feel of public transport or take a stroll along one of the museum's recreated streets dating back to the early 1900s.

  • Inveraray Castle

    Featuring four imposing conical spires, this 18th-century Scottish castle is the seat of the Duke of Argyll and houses a stunning collection of family portraits, artifacts and English china.

  • Stirling

    Known as Scotland's crossroads, this charming city is home to the popular and historic Stirling Castle, scene of royal coronations, weddings, baptisms and even murders.

  • Culzean Castle

    Converted from a fortress by great Scottish architect Robert Adams in the 18th century, this splendid storybook castle is filled with architectural marvels and memorabilia.

  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery

    This imposing Victorian red sandstone structure is one of Glasgow's landmark building and houses ever-changing exhibits highlighting dinosaurs, suits of armor, weaponry and treasures from around the world.

  • Edinburgh

    Scotland's capital boasts 1,000 years of history, culture and tradition. Majestic Edinburgh Castle dominates the Royal Mile from atop its volcanic crag.

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Late Riser: Highlights of Glasgow & Kelvingrove Gallery

4.5 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-205
  • Glasgow Cathedral
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery

Take in Glasgow's highlights during this leisurely, half-day narrated excursion via motorcoach. Tour the world-famous Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, see the City Centre featuring superbly restored Victorian buildings and Glasgow Cathedral, the only church to have survived the Reformation. View Glasgow's oldest house and oldest garden, each dating from the 1400s.

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Glengoyne Distillery & Whisky Tasting

4.5 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-330
  • Loch Lomond

Enjoy a half-day, moderately active guided excursion via motorcoach to Glengoyne Distillery, a 175 year-old whisky distillery. Tour the facility to learn about their unique distilling process. Indulge in a complimentary taste of 17-year-old single malt whisky. Browse the gift shop for souvenirs and single malts available for purchase.

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Glasgow on Your Own

7 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-185
  • Glasgow Cathedral

For the adventurous at heart, embark on this moderately active, full-day exploration of Glasgow on your own! Armed with city maps, survey historic highlights or peruse world-famous art galleries. Stroll centuries-old parks, shop for souvenirs and indulge in a delicious meal at one of the city's top-class restaurants.

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Edinburgh on Your Own

8.75 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-190
  • Edinburgh

Set forth on a full-day, moderately-active excursion via motorcoach to Edinburgh for four to five hours of exploration on your own! Visit historical highlights such as St. Giles Cathedral, the Sir Walter Scott Memorial, Edinburgh Castle or Holyrood Palace. Tour the Royal Yacht Britannia. Shop and enjoy a pub lunch.

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Glasgow Cathedral & Kelvingrove Gallery

7 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-225
  • Glasgow Cathedral
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery

Visit Glasgow Cathedral - the only Scottish cathedral to survive the Protestant Reformation intact. The cathedral also boasts a stunning collection of Postmodern English stained glass. Continue to Kelvingrove Park where you will disembark and tour the world famous Kelvingrove Art Gallery.

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Easy Scottish Lochs

4.5 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-290
  • Loch Lomond

Explore the bonny banks of Loch Lomond, Scotland's second largest freshwater lake, during this leisurely, half-day guided tour via motorcoach. Visit the village of Luss for shopping and panoramic views of the loch. Take in stunning vistas of glens and mountains from an overlook. Enjoy a ferry ride across the River Clyde.

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Easy Scottish Lochs (Wheelchair Accessible)

4.5 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-291
  • Loch Lomond

This departure is space set aside on lift-equipped vehicles for Wheelchair Accessible passengers - please be sure to read the Notes section of the tour description regarding requesting this space. This tour is designed for passengers who prefer to see some sights from the motorcoach with little or no walking involved. Explore the bonny banks of Loch Lomond, Scotland's second-largest freshwater lake, during this leisurely, half-day guided tour via motorcoach. Visit the village of Luss for shopping and panoramic views of the loch. Take in stunning vistas of glens and mountains from an overlook. Enjoy a ferry ride across the River Clyde.

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Falkirk Wheel & Stirling on Your Own

8 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-195
  • Stirling

Indulge in a full-day, moderately active adventure via motorcoach to experience the Falkirk Wheel, the world's only rotating boat lift. Ride a canal boat lifted by the wheel between two waterways! Enjoy free time in Stirling, one of Scotland's oldest towns, to shop and tour the historic Stirling Castle on your own.

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Exclusive Opening at Kelvingrove Gallery & Glasgow Highlights

4.5 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-200
  • Glasgow Cathedral
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery

Take in Glasgow's highlights during this leisurely, half-day narrated excursion via motorcoach. Tour the world-famous Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, open this morning just for you, see the City Centre featuring superbly restored Victorian buildings and Glasgow Cathedral, the only church to have survived the Reformation. View Glasgow's oldest house and oldest garden, each dating from the 1400s.

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Local Connection - Loch and Lens with Expert Photographer

4.5 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-245

Under the expert tutelage of a local photographer, capture the iconic beauty of Scotland's landscapes, camera bag in tow, when you visit three visually arresting locales. Focus on Hill House an art deco masterpiece of design, Duck Bay on the banks of Loch Lomond, and the picturesque village of Balmaha.

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Exclusive Opening at Kelvingrove Gallery & Glasgow Highlights (Guided in French)

4.5 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-202
  • Glasgow Cathedral
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery

Take in Glasgow's highlights during this leisurely, half-day narrated excursion via motorcoach. Tour the world-famous Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, open this morning just for you, see the City Centre featuring superbly restored Victorian buildings and Glasgow Cathedral, the only church to have survived the Reformation. View Glasgow's oldest house and oldest garden, each dating from the 1400s.

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Culzean Castle & Ayr

8 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-135
  • Culzean Castle

Step back in time on this full-day, moderately active, guided excursion via motorcoach to the cliff-top Culzean Castle, designed by architect Robert Adam in the 18th century. Tour this storybook castle, filled with architectural marvels and memorabilia. Visit the town of Ayr to enjoy a modern shopping destination and enjoy lunch on your own.

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Loch Lomond Cruise & Scottish Wool Centre

8.5 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-110
  • Loch Lomond

Indulge in a full-day, moderately-active, guided tour via motorcoach through the ruggedly beautiful Scottish landscape. Visit the Scottish Wool Centre for a lighthearted demonstration at its Scottish Sheepdog School. Enjoy a lunch at a local hotel and board a pleasure boat for a breathtaking cruise along Loch Lomond.

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Best of the Scottish Highlands

8.75 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-100
  • Loch Lomond
  • Inveraray Castle

Experience Scotland's rugged Highlands, lochs and glens during this full-day, moderately active, guided excursion via ferry and motorcoach to Loch Lomond. Tour the stunning Inveraray Castle, seat of the Duke of Argyll. Enjoy shopping in the quaint village of Luss. Indulge in a lunch at a local country hotel.

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Best of Edinburgh

9 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-105
  • Edinburgh

Discover Edinburgh on this full-day, moderately-active, guided tour via motorcoach. View city highlights including the Sir Walter Scott Memorial, and Holyrood Palace. Tour majestic Edinburgh Castle and see the Scottish Crown Jewels. Enjoy a lunch and the time to explore shops on Princes Street.

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Private Evening at Pollok House

4.5 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-250

Step back in time into the splendor of the 1930s with a visit to Pollok House, one of Scotland's grandest Edwardian country homes. Your exclusive after-hours experience begins with a welcoming glass of Prosecco and a bagpipe serenade. Explore the lavish interiors, then sit down to a traditional three-course Scottish dinner.

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The Edinburgh Tattoo - Side Stands

8 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-860
  • Edinburgh

Travel via motorcoach to Edinburgh Castle to see the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Enjoy the spectacle of military precision drills with massed bands, bagpipes, and drums representing Scottish Regiments. Marvel at military precision, traditional Scottish dancing, and stirring enactments of historical events.

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The Edinburgh Tattoo - Front-Corner Stands

8 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-865
  • Edinburgh

Indulge in an evening, moderately active, guided excursion via motorcoach to Edinburgh Castle to see the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Enjoy the spectacle of military precision drills with massed bands, bagpipes, and drums representing Scottish Regiments. Marvel at a fireworks display, traditional Scottish dancing, and stirring enactments of historical events.

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The Edinburgh Tattoo - Premium Front Stands

8 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-870
  • Edinburgh

Indulge in an evening, moderately active, guided excursion via motorcoach to Edinburgh Castle to see the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Enjoy the spectacle of military precision drills with massed bands, bagpipes, and drums representing Scottish Regiments. Marvel at a fireworks display, traditional Scottish dancing, and stirring enactments of historical events.

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Edinburgh Tattoo with Private Seating & Reception

7.5 hours | Glasgow (Greenock) | GR3-850
  • Edinburgh

Indulge in an amazing evening, guided excursion via motorcoach to Edinburgh Castle to see the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Enjoy the spectacle of military precision drills with massed bands, bagpipes, and drums representing Scottish Regiments. Marvel at a fireworks display, traditional Scottish dancing, and stirring enactments of historical events.

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