Scottish tours and Shore Excursions

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Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery
One of our favourite museums, architecturally brilliant with collections including Rembrandt, Dali and the Glasgow Boys
Glasgow along the River Clyde
The Second City of the British Empire
Glasgow Cathedral
One of the best preserved cathedrals in Scotland, unique to Glasgow
Cheers Glasgow
One of our groups enjoying the city tour.
The Provand's Lordship
Glasgow's Oldest House
Auchentoshan Whisky Distillery
The Glasgow Malt
Tasting inside Auchentoshan Whisky Distillery
One of the best Whisky Distillery Tours and Tastings

Glasgow City and Whisky Shore Excursion

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Duration: 6.5 hours
Price: £55 per adult

Cruise Ships from Greenock included in this tour for 2017:

  • Caribbean Princess
  • Vision of the Seas
  • AIDAvita
  • MSC Preziosa
  • Mein Schiff 4
  • Celebrity Eclipse
  • Ms Zuiderdam
  • Mein Schiff 1
  • Regal Princess

If your ship is not listed, you will not be able to book a group tour, however, if you contact us we may be able to make this tour private for you.

 

Why Choose this Tour:

Join us on this 6.5 hour tour where you will enjoy much of the friendly city of Glasgow. The tour is inclusive of guided transport, snacks, water and a complimentary dram of whisky. Admission is not included.

  • Visit Kelvingrove Museum, architecturally stunning with a wealth of information on Glasgow, Scotland and the World. There are paintings from some of the greats such as Salvidor Dali, Rembrandt and Monet. It is a stop not to be missed 
  • Enjoy Glasgow Cathedral and oldest house in Glasgow (Provand's Lordship). These buildings are undeniably Scottish and contain history of St Mungo, Mary Queen of Scots, Oliver Cromwells and much more.
  • Visit Buchanan Street in Glasgow where you can get some private time to enjoy something to eat or to indulge your retail therapy cravings.
  • Enjoy a real taste of Scotland on a tour of Auchentoshan Whisky Distillery on return to the port. 

Tour Itinerary

  • 10.00am - Pick Up from Greenock Port.
  • 10.45am - Arrive at Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery (stay here for 1 hour)
  • 12.00pm - Arrive at the Cathedral and oldest house (stay here for 45 minutes)
  • 1 pm - Arrive at Buchanan Street in Glasgow for some free time to enjoy the shops and / or have a bite to eat. The street has many beautiful buildings for photo opportunities.  (stay here for 1.15 hours). 
  • 2.45pm - Arrive at the Auchentoshan Whisky Distillery where you will enjoy a tour with a dram of whisky at then end.
  • 4.30 pm - Arrive back at the ship.

 

Terms and Conditions:

The  coach travel is provided by a 3rd party and Clyde Coast Tourism is responsible for small groups up to 8. Clyde Coast Tourism Ltd cannot take any responsibility for the coach travel provided by the 3rd party supplier and their terms and conditions apply.

We cannot accept responsibility for conditions which are outside our control, e.g. the weather, the closure of visitor attractions etc. We reserve the right to alter or cancel our tour itineraries where necessary due to weather conditions, road closures, etc.

Important Information

Inclusions:

On all our tours we include your guided tour, bottled water, snacks and a complimentary dram of Scotch / children's activity pack.

Exclusions:

We not not include meals or entrance however we can assist in a cost effective solution for your entrance for your whole trip. If you are visiting more than one port, please let us know as you may qualify for an Explorer Pass or Scottish Heritage Pass which will save you a lot of money on admission during your stay.

 

Languages:

We offer a multilingual service. See the languages we offer below and if you book please put in your requested language in the special requirements field on the booking form.

  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Italian

 

Fun Facts:

  • Currency in Scotland: British Pound (£)
  • Weather: We have quite a wet and mild climate so it is always advisable to bring a rain jacket or umbrella. Suitable footwear is also advisable, nobody wants wet socks :-)
  • Temperature: Average summer temperature is 19°C / 66.2 F
  • Gratutities: It is not complusary to tip in Scotland, however if you feel that the service was deserving, the going rate is 10%. This is not set in stone either but it can assist you in what you wish to contribute.