Step back in time with a 21st century app!
By: Web Editor
BOATERS visiting Glasgow can download a new heritage app to take them on a guided tour of the historic Maryhill area of the city.
Available now as a free download for Apple iPhone and iPads, plus Android smartphones, it will help you take yourself on a free, interactive guided tour through the historic heart of this part of Glasgow often overlooked on the standard tourist trails.
The app contains one walking trail, 28 points of interest including the canal locks and aqueduct, 20 stained glass panels, an archive map and a wartime aerial photo. As well as the peaceful, sunken green corridor of the River Kelvin valley, you can see some stunning views from the raised portions of the Forth & Clyde Canal.
Just search for ‘Maryhill’ in your App Store, or visit mbht.org.uk/walks for download links.
Using your device’s GPS signal, you can see how exactly where you are now used to look. You can also be sure you’re following the heritage trail route without worrying about getting lost!
More content and updates will be added over time – the app, which was made possible thanks to funding from Glasgow City Council, lets you send in your memories of the area and suggestions for interesting places to feature in the future.
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