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.

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Upcoming Events at Kelvingrove Park

Bard In The Yard

Bard In The Yard

5th June 2022

Bard In The Yard is back as part of Halo Arts' Summer In the West End programme on Sunday 5th June at the fountain in Kelvingrove Park!
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Dandelion Festival Glasgow

Dandelion Festival Glasgow

17th June 2022 - 19th June 2022

Free to attend and open to everyone, Dandelion Festival Glasgow will be an inspiring and unique three-day celebration that dares to reimagine our relationship with food and the planet!
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Disco in The Park with Ya Dancer Silent Discos

Disco in The Park with Ya Dancer Silent Discos

25th June 2022

Join Ya Dancer Silent Discos for their Outdoor Disco in Kelvingrove Park on Saturday 25th June!
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Glasgow Mela

Glasgow Mela

26th June 2022

The Glasgow Mela, Scotland's biggest multi-cultural festival of music, dance and arts returns to Kelvingrove Park on Sunday 26th June!
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An Clachan Cafe in Kelvingrove Park is a restored Arts & Crafts building and charming cafe with fantastic views and delicious seasonal food, cakes and coffee and herbal teas.
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Glasgow Countryside Rangers

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum is one of both Glasgow's and Scotland's most popular free attractions boasting an extensive collection of over 8000 objects displayed across 22 themed galleries!
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Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre

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The Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre offers a unique open air performance space in the idyllic grounds of Kelvingrove Park!
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Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls and Tennis Centre

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Kelvingrove Park Tennis Courts

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Kelvingrove Park has 6 all-weather floodlit tennis courts, all available to the public free of charge!
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