Carlton George Hotel to the Van Pick Up Site

The Carlton George Hotel has many wonderful features with one of them being that it is smack in the center of Glasgow.  It makes it very easy to get to on public transportation.  BUT the streets around the hotel makes it hard for the van to get near the door to pick you up.  The closest pickup spot is 2 blocks away.   You will need to walk to the pickup location.

Fortunately, you’ll be in Glasgow for a couple of days before the tour starts so you can familiarize yourself with the lay of the land.  And when I was there I took pictures and video to help you.  First let’s start with a map.



You walk out the front door of the hotel, (Note:  These pictures are from January!)


20170123_161035make a left (away from the church) and go straight (past the alleyway to Queen Street station)


to the next street which is N Hanover St.  Cross N Hanover St and keep walking straight past the yellowish building called George House.


George Square will be on your right as you’re walking.

20170124_092958  The next street is North Frederick Street.  Stop before you cross that street and wait under the overhang of the George House.


Your tour guide will collect you there.  Look up the hill on N Frederick street for the van in the direction of the picture above.