Kelvingrove Park

Kelvingrove Park

About Kelvingrove Park

Kelvingrove Park Otago Street, Glasgow West End G3 6BY
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Kelvingrove Park is a public park located on the River Kelvin in the West End of Glasgow.

This Sir Joseph Paxton designed park is a 34 hectares/85 acres site and a classic example of a Victorian park. Its design and setting on the banks of the River Kelvin enhance and complement the many magnificent buildings which surround the world renowned Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum prominently featured within it.

Kelvingrove Park was awarded a Green Flag in 2012. The Green Flag Award is the benchmark national standard for quality parks and green spaces.

The park has a wide variety of facilities to suit all age groups:
• Kelvingrove Museum and Art Galleries.
• Kelvingrove bandstand - for events.
• Five bowling greens - seasonal facility subject to opening times.
• Four synthetic tennis courts.
• 3 children's play areas.
• 3 cafes - Museum and Art Galleries, An Clachan, Eldon Street entrance.
• Orienteering course.
• Herbaceous borders.
• Azalea and Rhododendron borders.
• Outstanding riverside walks.
• Skateboard park.

Upcoming Events at Kelvingrove Park

Alzheimer Scotland - Glasgow Memory Walk

Alzheimer Scotland - Glasgow Memory Walk

30th September 2018
Step up to the challenge - join the annual Glasgow Memory Walk at Kelvingrove Park and support Alzheimer Scotland!
Sleep in the Park - Glasgow

Sleep in the Park - Glasgow

8th December 2018
Social Bite's Sleep in the Park returns and this time it's taking place across Scotland! Sign up now for the Glasgow event at Kelvingrove Park and help end homelessness in Scotland for good!

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