Mackintosh and Glasgow Walking Tours
Welcome to the new series of downloadable walking tours developed by the Mackintosh Heritage Group. These will introduce you to Mackintosh’s architectural heritage and the wider architectural riches of Glasgow, a city described by John Betjeman as the finest Victorian city in the world. Click on the tour of interest below to find out more and download the maps.
Glasgow Style and Modernity
This walk will look at some of the remarkable architecture in Glasgow created in the years around 1900 when the city was transforming itself into the self-proclaimed ‘Second City of the Empire’.
This walk will examine some of the best examples of Victorian and Edwardian commercial architecture in the city. Glasgow flourished, prospered and expanded in the 19th century.