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BBC Scotland Pacific Quay Tours

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Address: 40 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1DA, Scotland

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Went with group of older people who were all catered for in that the guide, the super, friendly Barry, advised that if anyone needed to rest for 5 mins or required a halt for the... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Julie S
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Went with group of older people who were all catered for in that the guide, the super, friendly Barry, advised that if anyone needed to rest for 5 mins or required a halt for the loo it was not a problem. It is a beautiful building inside which is unexpected from the glass box of the outside. Quite surprised at... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

This the first time, that I have seen the making of this show - which is completely differernt from the television series that is shown on BBC 1 in England in the latter part of the evening.. It has a bit of everything in it and the language is very choice - you can understand why because that is part... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

The tour guides were friendly and well-informed. It was really interesting to see behind the scenes of the BBC. Also got the chance to sit at the Reporting Scotland desk and see myself on screen in front of the Weather Forecast screen!

Thank RMunn
Galashiels, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Tour met up in foyer at Pacific Quay where we met our excellent guides Chris and Daniella who gave us a just short of 2 hour tour through the state of the art facilities of the building although some usual spots missed because of broadcasts but thats understandable. We got stories back to Lord Reith and facts about the building... More 

Thank bruce h
Bathgate, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Visited for filming of Who Dares Wins and we loved every minute of it. The BBC studios are an amazing place to visit with an insight into the world of television. If you get the chance do this!

Thank Vince M
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Took my partner here for a tour as part of his birthday day out. I think it is safe to say this was the highlight of his day! It is an amazing building - very cleverly designed. The tour was fab - somewhat changes your perspective of what you think it will be like. News room is much smaller than... More 

Thank Nikki G
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went as a small group on the BBC Scotland Pacific Quay Tour last week. The two guides were very informative,enthusiastic and entertaining. It is a very impressive building and has been well thought out in it's design and construction,with a strong emphasis on the practical aspects of a working studios.The guides certainly gave a strong impression of Pacific Quay... More 

Thank Ernie N
Motherwell, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Informative tour in an impressive building! Great tour guides, Lisa and Chris, they were relaxed and entertaining and made the tour a pleasure! The time just flew in! So interesting to see how the BBC operates, both television and radio.

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Reviewed 5 June 2016

The Pacific Quay building is gorgeous and bright and airy. The tour guides were very bubbly and informative. They really drew you in to their excitement. Seeing behind the scenes of both TV and radio was very interesting and we even got to meet a weather presenter who let some of the kids read the weather with their names on... More 

Thank Lyndsay K
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

This was the first time we took the Brownies and Leaders and they all really enjoyed. Barry our guide was fully of information and the Brownies had loads of questions for him. Judith the newsreader came out and was happy to talk and let us take pictures. Very interesting afternoon . Yes would reccommend and we will be back.

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