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River City Set Tour

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Address: Dumbarton, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G82 2QW, Scotland

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Had a most enjoyable visit and the tour Rep was fantastic. I would totally recommend for an outing with family and friends/ fans of River City.

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Mari S
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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Had a most enjoyable visit and the tour Rep was fantastic. I would totally recommend for an outing with family and friends/ fans of River City.

Thank Mari S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Tickets are limited so sign up to get BBCScotland email updates in advance and join the River City Facebook page to keep up to date. The tickets go on sale in the spring ( I think it was April this year) and pretty much sell out the same day so you need to be quick! The tours take place on... More 

Thank LozHammersbaws
Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I'm not a huge fan of the show but my daughter is and we have tried for several years to get tickets for this tour. She absolutely loved it, I thought it was ok but wasn't overly impressed. I felt we were rushed round the set and actually missed several parts as the tour guide hadn't done it before. However... More 

Thank Charlotte S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Had a Fantastic Time on the River City Tour, Even though the rain poured down it did not put a dampener on my day. Tour Guide Chris was excellent, full of information of all the sets, he was extremely helpful & courteous, nothing was a problem for him. If you are a River City fan you will love this tour.... More 

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed being able to go onto both the outdoor and indoor sets. Honestly not the biggest fan of river city but my mum is and she loved it. A must tour for any big river city fan. The tour guide Susie was really good and knew her stuff. My only issue was getting lost, the postcode given didn't take... More 

Thank T4340QFmariem
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This was excellent, my daughter and I both really enjoyed this, it is a must if your a river city fan! You see the outdoor and the indoor set and The venue is quite easy to find when walking from Dumbarton central train station. It's a pity there is not a few characters going around and a gift shop as... More 

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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Did the tour today, Lisa was our guide, she was very knowledgable & very up to date with the show, I'd highly recommend this to anyone if you can get tickets, as they sell out really quick

Thank Piperpaul83
Livingston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Carolyn was our guide for the 2 hour tour. She was great !. Informative and very approachable and patient. It really was a great 2 hour tour for fans of River City and certainly, you will not be disappointed. Initially feels a wee bit weird actually being on the `set` of a soap we watch every week ! .. and... More 

Thank Gary S
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

went on the rivercity tour on saturday 2nd july with family chris was our tour guide he was funny informative and very welcoming.The set was so surreal our favourite sets were the oyster,the tall ship and scarlet and molly flat it was well worth the money and chris was the perfect host very patient with everyone one so we could... More 

1 Thank Roslyn39
Fife, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Fab wee trip if you are a River City fan, we arrived a bit late due to it being a wee bit awkward to find, still welcomed and still got on our planned tour. Very interesting with proper novelty factor! Our guide Karen was great, funny and informative. Good parking, nice, helpful security men, wasn't expecting anything else as this... More 

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