Castle Street, G4 0QZ (Cat A)
Built over the burial place of St Mungo, founder and Patron Saint of Glasgow, the Cathedral has been described as ‘the finest building of the 1200s now surviving in mainland Scotland.’
Experience over 800 years of the history of the Church, city and indeed Scotland itself. This mediaeval building showcases a fine collection of 20th Century Stained Glass and Tapestry. Continuing to function as a place of worship, the cathedral boasts a talented young choir and a magnificent Victorian Organ. Take a special tour covering your particular interest. Our Specialist Tours include a Stained Glass Window Tour, a Military Memorial Tour, a Literary Tour and a Bringing Up the Bodies Tour of the Cathedral Graveyard. Please note, booking is essential for specialist tours and can be made via the Cathedral Website – www.glasgowcathedral.org.
There will be a quiz for children.
Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1pm-4pm
Tours: Mon-Fri on request, Sat every hour 10am-3pm; Sun every hour 1pm-3pm; 45-55 mins.
Booking not required.
Meeting point: Society of Friends of Glasgow Cathedral Bookstall
Specialist tours: Stained Glass Window Tour, Military Memorial Tour, Literary Tour, Bringing Up The Bodies Tour (The Cathedral Graveyard), booking essential for specialist tours - opens 1st September 10am
Accessibility: Limited - wheelchair access to Nave and Quire only (not Lower Church) by chair lift
Parking info: Nearby Car Parks and on-street pay parking