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Glasgow Central Tours

| Glasgow Central Station, Glasgow G1 3SL, Scotland
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Fascinating social history

After waiting a few years to schedule this tour we were not disappointed. Not only was the history... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Doug R
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Superb

I cannot recommend this tour highly enough. I expected to be shown locations within Central... read more

Reviewed yesterday
EJ G
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“paul lyons” (211 reviews)
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| Glasgow Central Station, Glasgow G1 3SL, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After waiting a few years to schedule this tour we were not disappointed. Not only was the history of the station described, but its links to the people of Glasgow (and Scotland) was covered. Paul's enthusiasm for the place is clear to see. I plan...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I cannot recommend this tour highly enough. I expected to be shown locations within Central Station not usually accessible to passengers travelling through, and this was indeed the case. However, what I didn't expect was the accompanying descriptions of social history that truly brought the...More

1  Thank EJ G
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fascinating and really enjoyable tour. Paul is an excellent tour guide and an impressive advocate of the station's history as well as the role its played in the intertwining of people's lives over many years.

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Reviewed yesterday

Four of us had an excellent tour around the hidden depths of Central Station in Glasgow.Our superb guide showed us long forgotten platforms from the Victorian era and described ambitious plans for the future. Above all, though, he outlined the role the station had played...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Just back from this wonderful tour of the station. The guide Paul certainly knows his stuff. I was enthralled by his stories of real people and how the station was used in Victorian times. Never knew it was used as a morgue after the First...More

Thank megatom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had the pleasure of doing the tour yesterday with some friends. The tour guide (Paul) kept everyone interested and entertained throughout with some incredible stories about the station and the people of Glasgow. Can't recommend the tour enough to tourists or folk more local. I'll...More

Thank Brian S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This tour was a lot more than I expected. It was informative and interesting with being emotional in parts. Paul made it!! He is just fantastic, I would go back again if only to hear his banter and passion for the history of the place....More

1  Thank Claire M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This tour is brilliant, the passion that Paul has when telling his stories of central station is so refreshing! He is an authentic Glasgow lad who shares brilliant info about Glasgow’s past. He has big plans to add more to the tour & I wish...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The tour was something I have wanted to do for a long time and we enjoyed it very much. Paul was an amazing guide and you can tell he very passionate about the history of the station which draws you right in! I think it...More

Thank Kirsanie
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thanks Paul! The history and human stories with Paul’s passion and enthusiasm made this an excellent afternoon adventure. We are looking forward to the next performance in 6 months or so that will include the additions to the tour! Thanks again!

Thank Helen G
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angel8
19 June 2018|
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Response from Marion M | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, there is no wheelchair access. There are several steep stairs to climb too.
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rachael1880
11 June 2018|
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Response from grant1952 | Reviewed this property |
I would say it lasts just under an 11/2 hrs. After getting on your high viz jacket & safety hat you get a short talk on the concourse about the station before you go on the tour.
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isandrat
10 June 2018|
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Response from ccaarroooll | Reviewed this property |
It costs £13. I booked and paid online through their website google Glasgow central tours. I think this is the only way you can book on the tours. I can’t post the link sorry
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