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Around the Town Centre

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A 2.5 km walk around part of Glasgow town centre, taking in some interesting buildings and sculptures with European links. Find out some of the links with Europe – some well known histories and some with lesser known histories.


This 2.5 km walk is fairly flat with no up or downhill sections. However you must be able to deal with walking on and off pavements. If you feel you can’t join the walk then please enjoy the many photographs and links on the website.

Getting Here

Parking is available in multi-storey car parks such as the Buchanan Galleries car park. Or there is some on-street parking – but make sure and plan your route in advance to avoid the bus lanes!

Public transport: The walk is under a kilometre from Buchanan Bus Station or is near various city centre bus stops. The nearest train stations are Central and Queen Street and Argyle Street is near the end of the walk.. The closest Subway stations are Buchanan Street and St Enoch’s, You can find up to date information on buses and trains from Traveline Scotland’s website, First Bus Glasgow or National Rail Enquiries.

Return to Start of Walk

If you walk back to the start of the walk then the full walk measures 2.5 km. If travelling by train on the Central line then the beginning of the walk is nearer Central Station whereas the end of the walk is nearer Argyle Street Station. However if travelling via Queen Street then you are equidistant from the start and end of the walks.