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Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Situated in the West End of the city, Glasgow Botanic Gardens are home to a wide variety of plant life, including over 9,000 different species of plants from all over the world!

Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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730 Great Western Road, Glasgow West End G12 0UE
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The gardens are also home to several glasshouses, the most notable of which is the Kibble Palace, a Victorian glasshouse that was built in 1873. The Kibble Palace houses a collection of tropical plants, including orchids, palms, and ferns.

In addition to its plant collections, the gardens also offer a variety of educational and cultural events, including guided tours, lectures, and concerts. The gardens are a popular tourist destination and are also a popular spot for locals to relax and enjoy the outdoors.

Glasgow Botanic Gardens is a beautiful and relaxing place to spend a day. Whether you are interested in plants, history, or just want to enjoy a peaceful walk in the park, the gardens have something to offer everyone.

Upcoming Events at Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Books at the Botanics

Selected dates between 3rd February 2024 - 15th December 2024

Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!

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Glasgow Science Festival: Tours of Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Selected dates between 6th June 2024 - 15th June 2024

Enjoy a tour of the Glasgow Botanic Gardens during this year's Glasgow Science Festival led by one of their volunteer guides!

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Glasgow Science Festival at the Glasgow Botanic Gardens

7th June 2024 - 16th June 2024

Glasgow Science Festival is taking over the Kibble Palace in Glasgow Botanic Gardens with loads of free activities suitable for all ages!

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Glasgow Science Festival: Explore The Engineering Of Glasgow’s Kelvin Bridges

Selected dates between 8th June 2024 - 16th June 2024

Join this guided walk with engineers from the Institution of Civil Engineers and explore the bridges of Glasgow's River Kelvin.

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Paintings on Railings

Selected dates between 8th June 2024 - 23rd June 2024

Outdoor art gallery, Paintings on Railings, returns to the Botanic Gardens every weekend in June as part of WestFest!

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Bard in the Botanics

19th June 2024 - 27th July 2024

Bard in the Botanics are delighted to be returning to Glasgow Botanic Gardens for Summer 2024 with their 'Her Infinite Variety' season!

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The Glasgow Countryside Ranger Service offer an annual program of guided walks and activities that are free of charge at parks across the city!

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Kelvingrove Park

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This tranquil woodland, with its majestic ancient oaks and old hawthorn hedges, has been growing on this hillside on the edge of Glasgow for hundreds of years.

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Inveraray Castle

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Glasgow Green

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Glasgow Green is a popular destination and a great place to spend a day outdoors, it is easily accessible from the city centre and offers something for everyone!

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Queens Park

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Queen's Park offers something for everyone, from manicured lawns and bedding areas for the gardening enthusiast to peaceful naturalised walks rich in wildlife.

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Dawsholm Park

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Dawsholm Park could well be described as 'the nature lover's park' as there is much of interest to the nature enthusiast here!

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Ardkinglas Estate

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Situated on the shores of Loch Fyne in Argyll, against a spectacular background of mountain and forest, Ardkinglas Estate's Woodland Gardens, which include fairy and Gruffalo trails, are a must visit!

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Balloch Castle Country Park

Balloch Country Park Drymen Road, Balloch G83 8LX

Balloch Castle Country Park is one of the finest public spaces in the West of Scotland with fantastic views over Loch Lomond and plenty of things to see and do!

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Drumchapel Park

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Drumchapel Park is centrally located immediately to the north of Drumchapel Shopping Centre, contains amenity grassland, a play area, tennis courts and bowling greens.

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Rosshall Park & Gardens

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Rosshall Park & Gardens has a unique combination of historical, cultural and environmental heritage and outstanding landscape and conservation values.

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