DUE to incredible demand, the first batch of Founders Trail and Ibrox Stadium Tour dates for 2018 have now been confirmed.
This will be the ninth year, with the popularity of the Trail continuing to soar!
Since first taking to the streets of Glasgow in 2009, over 8,000 supporters have taken the followed the trail of the founders and gone through the doors of Ibrox Stadium, many for the first time.
Through the education process of the Founders Trail, their objective is to safeguard Rangers’ unique and wonderful history for future generations.
The Founders Trail and Ibrox Stadium Tour dates are as follows:
Saturday 13 January
Sunday 28 January
Sunday 4 February
Sunday 18 February
Sunday 18 March
Sunday 1 April
Sunday 8 April
***Tour dates may be subject to change due to football fixtures***
The day begins at 11.15 at the Founders Trail welcome desk which is located within the Ibrox Megastore. Tour guide books are distributed prior to a 12pm departure from outside of the store.
The journey firstly goes to the area of Fleshers’ Haugh where the Rangers played their first ever match, and also visits Glassford Street, Union Street, Berkeley Street, Burnbank, Kinning Park, Craigton Cemetery and many other places of interest before the day finishes with a tour of the magnificent Ibrox Stadium.
At Craigton Cemetery, an insight into the Restoration of Rangers Graves Project is given.
During the journey, a 30 minute break is taken at the Partick Bowling Club which is in the shadow of the historic West of Scotland Cricket Ground. This was the scene of the Rangers’ first ever Scottish Cup Final in 1877. This gives everyone a chance to unwind, grab a beer, soft drink and a bite to eat at a beautiful and historical setting.
To avoid disappointment, please reserve your seat early as the Founders Trail does sell out very quickly.
Prices are as follows:
Children (under 16) and Senior Citizens £18
Group discounts are available upon request.
Reserve your seat by clicking HERE
For further information phone : 0790 2855536.
An insight into the research can be found HERE