Glasgow Botanic Gardens
About Glasgow Botanic Gardens
Glasgow Botanic Gardens, situated in the West End of the city, lies beside the River Kelvin.
At any time of the year there are pleasant riverside walks, peaceful woodland copses and exotic tropical places to explore, just minutes from the heart of the city.
The Gardens are open 7 am to dusk all year, with the glasshouses open 10am – 6pm (4.15 winter) with free entry to all areas of the Gardens and Glasshouses.
We have a fine Heritage Trail through the Gardens with almost 30 points of interest taking you down to the Kelvin Walkway and the Gardens Arboretum.
A brochure about the Trail can be found in the Kibble Palace.
To retain the peace of the Gardens, there is no parking within the Grounds but on-street parking is available in Queen Margaret Drive, immediately adjacent to the entrance. Limited parking for registered disabled is available within the Gardens.
Upcoming Events at Glasgow Botanic Gardens
Watch Aljaž Škorjanec, Giovanni Pernice and Gorka Marquez, giants of the ballroom and Latin world battle it out on the dance floor when 'Here Come The Boys' arrives in Glasgow!
Dippy, the Natural History Museum's iconic Diplodocus cast, is going on a natural history adventure across the UK, and will visit Glasgow between 22nd January - 6th May 2019!
The life-affirming, song-and-dance-filled, Scottish musical drama, Glasgow Girls is coming to the King's Theatre Glasgow in January!
The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse, will come to Glasgow’s SEC Armadillo from 15th January - 2nd February 2019!
We promise you a night of outrageous rock ‘n’ roll debauchery at the biggest party in town when the smash hit musical 'Rock of Ages' hits the King's Theatre Glasgow!
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