Woman finds eight Americans in her garden 'waving through window'

Lanna Tolland found out that her Knightswood home had become somewhat of an unusual tourist attraction.

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A woman was left confused after she found eight Americans wandering around her house’s garden and waving through the window late at night in Glasgow.

Lanna Tolland was settling down for the night at her home in Knightswood at around 10pm on Wednesday, June 8, when she spotted a group of unsolicited visitors waving to her from the house’s front gate.

The group revealed that they were from America and explained that their great-grandparents used to own the property – before asking Lanna if they could “have a look around”.

The group assembled for pictures in the front garden.

She told STV News: “I was home alone with the two dogs lying on the couch downstairs when I decided to switch the TV on.

“As it was getting dark outside, I went to get up to shut the blind and noticed eight people that I didn’t know standing at the front gate waving at me.

“I went to open the front door, but my mum had locked the door and taken the key, so I came back into the living room and opened the window to talk to them.

“They started to tell me that this house was owned by their great grandparents and asked to have a look around.”

Lanna, 23, refused the visitors entry, but allowed them to take pictures in the front garden before they departed by shouting “thank you”.

She added: “As my mum had taken the key and with it also being quite late, I couldn’t let them in.

“I told them they’re welcome to take pictures in the front garden and they all piled on to get photos.

“This is when I took some pictures myself as I thought no one would believe me if I didn’t have proof.

“The dogs were going nuts as they didn’t know these strangers in the garden, so I shut the blind and let them get their pictures.

“They stayed for another few mins taking selfies with the house number and more pictures outside, before leaving in taxis they had waiting on the street and shouting thank you.”

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