Visiting Govan

It is our aim to continue to grow visitor opportunities and attractions in the Govan area. Here are some of the things you can do right now on a visit to Govan:

Free Govan Summer Ferry 2017

The Govan summer ferry is back!    Starting on 30 June 2017, the free ferry will operate daily between the hours of 8am – 6pm Monday to Friday and 10.00am – 5.30pm at the weekends. It departs from the pontoon at the bottom of … Continued

Entertaining Govan Audio Walking Tour

While away a couple of hours discovering Govan’s entertaining past with the Entertaining Govan Audio Walking Tour.  The audio features interviews with 12 Govanites sharing fabulous memories of dancin’ the night away, going to ‘the pictures’ at the grand Lyceum or the ‘Flea … Continued

The Govan Stones

Visit Govan Old Parish Church to discover their unique collection of early medieval carved stones, which date from the 9th – 11th centuries and commemorate the power of those who ruled the Kingdom of Strathclyde. The Govan Stones are one … Continued

Fairfield Heritage Centre

Visit the fabulous Fairfield Heritage Centre and discover the story of Glasgow and the world’s greatest ever shipyard. The Grade A listed Fairfield Shipbuilding offices on Govan Road have now been restored in a £5.8 million project that provides a … Continued

Riverside Museum

Riverside Museum, Scotland’s Museum of Transport and Travel, is based on the banks of the River Clyde – directly across from central Govan. More than 3000 items are housed in a state of the art building designed by the Iraqi born … Continued

Saturday Market

A lively market takes place in Govan every Saturday from 10am to 3pm. It has approximately 20 stalls ranging from clothing to fresh produce. In addition to the Retail Market there is also a Car Boot Sale which operates along … Continued

The Pearce Institute

“The Pearce Institute, affectionately known as the PI, has been at the heart of the Govan community since 1906. The PI is home to a wide range of community groups and social economy organisations sharing the common aim of meeting … Continued

The Subcrawl

The Subcrawl is a pub crawl with a difference! Participants buy an all day Discovery ticket for the Glasgow Subway, disembark at each of the 15 stations and have a drink in the nearest bar! In Govan the Subcrawl stops … Continued