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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

About Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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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