Private Glasgow Charles Rennie Mackintosh Tour (Full-Day Tour)

Private Glasgow Charles Rennie Mackintosh Tour (Full-Day Tour)

Walking Tours in Scotland

Available to 16 December 2024
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Charles Rennie Mackintosh was an extraordinary man who called Glasgow his home.

During the Victorian period, he was a prolific architect, designer, and artist, and he left behind a lasting legacy.

Walking Tours in Scotland have put together a tour of Mackintosh’s life that’ll take you to some of his most famous standing works, as well as the places where he lived and frequented in his day-to-day life.

Magnificently Mackintosh

As you’re shown around Glasgow by your knowledgeable local guide, be prepared to be regaled with tales all about Mackintosh, his life, and his marriage.

You’ll also learn about Mrs. Cranston, whose famous tea shops were designed by Mackintosh.

Mackintosh was an incredibly important artist, a pioneer of modern style.

His artwork was known for its flowing, floral look - stepping into one of the buildings he designed, you might forget for a moment that you’re in the hustle and bustle of Glasgow and feel instead like you’ve stepped into a peaceful garden.

You’ll hear about Mackintosh’s inspirations and his skills, and that’ll make seeing his grand buildings and beautiful designs even more impressive.

A tea-tastic tour

The tour around Glasgow learning about Mackintosh takes about two hours, and after that time, you’ll get a well-earned rest at one of Mrs. Cranston’s tea rooms: Mackintosh at the Willow.

Located on Sauchiehall Street, this is a truly gorgeous café where you can unwind with a delicious drink, designed by Mackintosh himself.

Here, you’ll be able to see the artist’s work up close and personal, as well as explore the exhibition that has been lovingly put together in his honour.

Scottish weather abiding, we recommend grabbing a seat on the rooftop terrace: it’s a truly tranquil and picturesque spot.

For those interested in art or history, whether you’re a fan of Charles Rennie Mackintosh or not, this tour is not one to miss.

3 Clyde Street,
Glasgow
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3 Clyde Street,
Glasgow
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