The Greenock Blitz 1941

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This Questo Discovery game takes you on a tour of Central Greenock, a town on the West Coast of Scotland and describes the days and nights of the 6th/7th May 1941 when Nazi Germany attacked it with its bombers. Looking at the photographs of the damage caused, you will hear stories from those that survived the attacks as well as look at how the town has changed as a result.Your host is Vincent Gillen, a local Social Historian, who has written extensively about the Greenock Blitz and WW2.
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  • No attractions ticket(s) required
  • The game is not timed, so take your time
  • Audio stories

Places you will visit


It will take you

50-80 mins

You will walk

1970 steps

Total distance

1.5 km


  • Discover why there is a corner of the Municipal Buildings missing.

  • Follow the path of the bombs as they dropped on the town.

  • Listen to first hand accounts of the night and look at historical photographs of how the town looked prior to the attacks.

Game route

Starting point Clyde Square
Clyde Sq, Greenock PA15, UK
Finish point William Street
William St, Greenock PA15, UK
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Vince G

26 May 2023

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