Explore 20km of the Clyde, from the ancient park of Glasgow Green, through the city centre and down the river to Clydebank, Renfrew and Dumbarton.
Enjoy some of Scotland's most popular riverside
visitor attractions including the Riverside Museum and the Glasgow Science Centre while you
uncover the heritage of the river.
The river tells the story of Glasgow's industrial past and
beyond; there is history to discover that dates back to Roman times
and the dark ages. Find out more by visiting the 12 regional areas
The River Clyde has a central role in Glasgow's story as the main artery of commerce for many years.
This open park in the ancient centre of the city has a long and interesting history.
The old Glasgow city centre, now known as the Merchant City grew up on the north bank of the River Clyde, around the bridge.
Here passengers boarded one of the elegant paddle steamers heading for coastal resorts downriver.
The modern landmarks of SECC and The Hydro now stand on reclaimed dock yards at Queen's Dock.
Once busy with shipping and commerce, the Prince's Dock area is now a symbol of regeneration.
Famous as a centre for shipbuilding, Govan's history goes back to the Dark Ages.
Built on reclaimed brownfield land, Braehead is now a bustling centre for leisure and shopping.
Renfrew is an ancient royal burgh with close links with the river and a long association with shipbuilding.
Even before the Erskine Bridge was built, the chain ferry meant that this was an important crossing point. Now it is an ideal place to enjoy a walk along the banks of the Clyde.
The John Brown shipyard at Clydebank was perhaps the most famous of all the Clyde shipbuilders with both large liners and warships launched here.
Bowling marks the western end of the Forth and Clyde Canal and Old Kilpatrick the western end of the Roman's Antonine Wall.
Once the capital of the ancient kingdom of Strathclyde, Dumbarton has a long history of naval warfare and shipbuilding.