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

Fiesta x FOLD

Fiesta x FOLD

30th June 2018 - 1st July 2018
The 2018 edition of Fiesta x FOLD at Kelvingrove Park will be bigger & better than ever before featuring Earth, Wind & Fire, Nile Rodgers & Chic, The Pointer Sisters and many more!
Pride Glasgow

Pride Glasgow

14th July 2018
Spice Girl Melanie C will headline Pride Glasgow, Scotland's largest LGBT festival, being held at Kelvingrove Park on the 14th & 15th July!

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Popular Events

Riverside Museum Summer Beach
Glasgow's only beach is back once again for the summer holidays - grab your bucket and spade for lots of sandy fun at Riverside Museum!
Summer Nights at the Bandstand
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park in July and August and includes performances from Van Morrison, Bryan Ferry, Pretenders and Jimmy Cliff!
Big Feed Street Food Social
Enjoy the best of Scotland's street food at the Big Feed Street Food Social, Glasgow's indoor, fully licensed street food market!
Fiesta x FOLD
The 2018 edition of Fiesta x FOLD at Kelvingrove Park will be bigger & better than ever before featuring Earth, Wind & Fire, Nile Rodgers & Chic, The Pointer Sisters and many more!
Come and Meet Captain America & Iron Man
Fans of Captain America & Iron Man will have the chance to come along and meet their idols at Hamleys Glasgow on Sunday 12th August!

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