Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Glasgow Botanic Gardens

About Glasgow Botanic Gardens

730 Great Western Road, Glasgow West End G12 0UE
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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.

Opening Times:
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.

Heritage Trail:
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.

Parking:
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.

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Upcoming Events at Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

Selected dates between 4th June 2022 - 11th December 2022

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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Bard in the Botanics

Bard in the Botanics

22nd June 2022 - 30th July 2022

Bard in the Botanics are delighted to be returning to Glasgow Botanic Gardens for their 2022 Summer Season with 'Antic Fables & Fairy Toys'!
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Indigo Dyeing Workshop in the Glasgow Botanics

Indigo Dyeing Workshop in the Glasgow Botanics

Selected dates between 9th July 2022 - 13th August 2022

Spend an afternoon in the glorious Glasgow Botanical garden with textile artist Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw where you'll learn how to dye with natural indigo!
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