Youth & School Group Concert Tours to Glasgow and West Scotland

Inject some Scottish flair into your performances

Explore Glasgow's legendary live music scene
Best suited for:
  • Choirs
  • Bands
  • Orchestras
From £225pp i

On a youth and school group music tour to Glasgow and West Scotland, you can expect a warm Scottish welcome. Home to an ever-growing number of performance venues – ranging from atmospheric cathedrals and churches to a paddle steamer – you’re spoilt for choice.

And in your spare time, you can explore the city and surrounding area, checking out big attractions and trying some traditional Scottish food (although the Hard Rock Café is always a popular stop for youth groups!). With Edinburgh, Stirling and Loch Lomond in touching distance, it’s the perfect Scottish adventure.

Are you an adult music group? This tour is specifically designed with youth groups in mind, so why not take a look at our extensive range of destinations perfect for adults?

Want to extend your tour?

Take a look at how your itinerary could look.

Extended Itinerary

Day 1

Morning

Early coach departure to Glasgow

Afternoon

Explore Buchanan Street on foot

Evening

Evening Meal & rehearsal

Day 2

Morning

City sightseeing bus tour

Afternoon

Concert 1

Evening

Evening Meal and bowling

Day 3

Morning

Free time in Glasgow

Afternoon

Afternoon in Edinburgh with a visit to the National Museum of Scotland

Evening

Evening Meal

Day 4

Morning

Visit to Stirling Castle   

Afternoon

Concert 2

Evening

Evening meal & Fun Files Quiz

Day 5

Morning

Travel to Oban via Balloch and Loch Lomond    

Afternoon

Boat trip on the Loch     

Evening

Arrive Oban & evening meal

Day 6

Morning

Free time in Oban

Afternoon

Concert 3

Evening

Ceilidh Night     

Day 7

Morning

Return coach journey home

Accommodation

Popular places to stay in Glasgow and West Scotland

  • Warmly furnished
  • 2 minute walk to Charing Cross station
  • Some rooms have Bluetooth speakers
  • On site bar
  • Wi-Fi
  • Onsite bar
  • Laundry service
  • Wi-Fi
  • Relax in the bar
  • Visit nearby attractions
  • Short walk to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
  • Lounge areas
  • Games Room
  • Packed lunches available
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bar
  • Games room
  • Kitchen in some rooms
  • 24 Hour reception
  • On site bar
  • Relax in the bar and Lounge areas
  • Dine in the onsite bar and restaurant
  • Visit Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Performance Venues in Glasgow and West Scotland

Popular concert venues in Glasgow and West Scotland

  • Best suited for: Choirs, Bands and Orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: A variety of musical genres
  • Location: City centre
  • Performance times: Afternoon or evening
  • Best suited for: Choirs, Bands and Orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: A variety of musical genres
  • Location: Vibrant Stockbridge 'village' just north of the city centre
  • Performance times: Afternoon or evening
  • Best suited for: Choirs, Bands and Orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: A variety of musical genres
  • Location: City centre
  • Performance times: Afternoon or evening
  • Best suited for: Choirs, Bands and Orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: A variety of musical genres
  • Location: City centre
  • Performance times: Lunchtimes
  • Best suited for: Choirs and Bands
  • Repertoire recommended: Light
  • Location: Shores of Loch Lomond
  • Performance times: Daytime
  • Best suited for: Choirs, Bands and Orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: A variety of musical genres
  • Location: Town centre
  • Performance times: Afternoon or evening

Excursions in Glasgow and West Scotland

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Additional Information

Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From instrument hire to dedicated Tour Managers, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your group.

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What our customers say

I was delighted with the quality of the planning and advice at every stage!

Chloe Reid

The Godolphin and Latymer School

FAQs about this tour

Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

  • What safety support do you have in place for clients choosing to tour with you?

    At Rayburn Tours we are proud of our continual commitment to safety. Clients who tour with us can be assured that we have the following support services and systems in place: Safety Management System, Generic Risk Management, Crisis Management System, ATOL Licensed, ABTA Bonded, insurance, 24-hour emergency contact system, hotel audits, coach audits and activity audits.

    In addition, we are a member of the School Travel Forum (STF), giving you the reassurance that all of our trips meet, or indeed exceed, the safety standards required by your school and Local Authority.

  • Do you DBS (formerly CRB) check your drivers?

    As part of our coach audits, we request that all UK coach drivers are DBS checked by their employer prior to driving on one of our tours. We can request confirmation of your specific driver’s compliance if deemed necessary.

  • What are you responsible for?

    The DfE’s guidance for safe travel highlights the need for all those involved with the organisation and running of a tour to work together as a team. This is our aim at Rayburn Tours, to work together with our party leaders to ensure our groups’ safety and peace of mind.

  • What should be included in my risk assessment?

    Start by identifying the potential hazards before deciding on the appropriate precautions to minimize the potential risk for your group. Once identified, record your findings and implement the precautions. Specific requirements are available from your Local Authority.

Youth & School Group Concert Tours to Glasgow and West Scotland

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Your safety is of the utmost importance to us and we monitor the safety aspects of all of our tours to ensure you have a memorable experience for all the right reasons.

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