Glasgow West End Instagram Tour

PLEASE NOTE: This tour is no longer operating due to A Highland Fling relocating to Australia! Thank you to everyone who booked on the tour while we operated in Glasgow ♡

Explore Glasgow’s most insta-worthy photo spots with the expertise of a local! The Glasgow West End Instagram Tour is the best way to explore Glasgow’s most iconic neighbourhood.


Duration: 2.5 hours (time could vary slightly depending on the size of the group).

The tour will be provided in English.

Your guide: I’m Megan, a local to the area, and the writer/creator of

Cost: £22 per person – Click here to book through Airbnb

Availability: If you’d like to request a specific date/time for your tour not displayed on Airbnb, then please get in touch by e-mailing:, and I will do my best to accommodate you.

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Glasgow’s vibrant West End is not to be overlooked, overflowing with insta-worthy photo opportunities. From colourful gardens and quaint streets, to gelato parlours and beautiful museums, there’s no shortage of places to add life to your Instagram feed, or just take memorable photos of your trip!

Whether you’re a solo traveller in need of a personal photographer, a couple wanting to capture moments together, or a group in need of a guide around some of the most exciting, insta-worthy places in the West End – I’m here as a local to provide a tour that suits you! I’m an avid Instagrammer, so you can be rest assured I’ll cater to your photography needs to help you get the best shots for the ‘gram.

The Tour

On the Glasgow West End Instagram Tour, we’ll visit all the major West End attractions and photo spots, and explore some hidden gems that are a little off the beaten path!

  • Famous University of Glasgow and its historical grounds, which you might recognise from several Hollywood films
  • Picturesque Kibble Palace, an enormous greenhouse filled with beautiful plants and statues
  • Bustling Kelvingrove Park, favourite local hangout
  • Iconic Ashton Lane and Cresswell Lane, home to cafes, bars, and boutiques, including the West End’s source for all things Harry Potter
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, where you can see the famous “Floating Heads” exhibit
  • Loop and Scoop, THE place to go in Glasgow for gelato and churros
  • The shopping on Byres Road, known for its thrift stores and buskers
  • The vivid and colourful Botanical Gardens, where if we’re lucky we’ll meet some of the friendly furred and feathered locals!

NOTE: None of the stops on the tour require any extra money – the museums, gardens, galleries, etc. are all free to enter – but you might want to bring a few pounds for an ice cream at Loop and Scoop!

What to Bring

Comfortable walking shoes.

Your smartphone or camera.

Scottish weather can be unpredictable, and it may rain – appropriate clothing is a must!

I’d also advise wearing layers, as we’ll be inside some hot and humid greenhouses in addition to being outside in the elements.

Book now through

You can also get in touch for availability by emailing, or fill out the form on the Get in Touch page.

Look forward to seeing you!

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