The Glasgow Necropolis

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In my opinion, this is one of the top places to visit in Glasgow. Whether in bright sunshine, when you can sit on the grass and enjoy the views, or when it blowing a gale, and you can conjure up images of the ghosts of the past flitting between gravestones and memorials.

The Necropolis provides the best view of Glasgow Cathedral laid out below the graveyard. The Friends of the Necropolis, a charitable trust, undertake restoration work on the monuments, as well carrying out historical research work. You can support their work by booking one of their regular tours led by a volunteer guide.


Glen2Glen, how do I go about booking a tour for late September 2019?