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Kelvingrove Park

Open Now: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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“west end”(59 reviews)
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The River Kelvin runs through the West End's large and attractive park which hosts festivals and events throughout the year.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Otago Street, Glasgow, Scotland
West End
+44 141 334 6363
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked and walked through the gardens and I loved the different tree varieties. Most were losing their leaves which added to the ambience. Lots of people walking around even though it was raining. Good walking surface. Very clean and well kept.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a weekday afternoon Really impressed with how clean and well kept the park is - no litter to be seen Great place for people and (more importantly) dog watching Even though it's easy to get to from the city centre/Subway, it's still quiet...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ConorMcCrory
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the museum it was so relaxing! We walked for at least one hour along the river and in between the trees.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank martinaf953
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kelvingrove Park is one of a few nice green spaces in Glasgow. This park runs alongside the river Kelvin and is close to the university of Glasgow and the art gallery & museum

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank albeback1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice park and links kelvingrove museum with the university. Nice paths along the banks of the river kelvin. More statues with cones.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IAN D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park in Glasgow Great views and loads of bars and restaurants to choose from on the periphery of the park.Really large space to find in the middle of a city. Dogs love it when we take them up here.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Galloway7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to go for a day visit. Beautiful secnario, absolutely stunning views. Perfect for a couple or a family day out..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Teglas C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was lucky enough to be in the park on a glorious sunny day. It is beautifully kept and a solace to the soul.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dalmunzie
Reviewed October 29, 2018

What a nice place to relax and stroll after spending 2 hours indoors at the Museum. Fun to people watch. So many squirrels running around (must have been getting ready for winter ). It was so peaceful and quiet and was quite expansive - like...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pasowine
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Quite large, this park has an abundance of features: walkways, bridges, the Kelvin river, wooded areas, a duck pond, statues, a wonderful fountain, large lawns to laze around and picnic, and a large & popular skateboard area. Plenty of room to play sports and for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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June 28, 2018|
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Response from Solodam J | Reviewed this property |
yes, I saw some dogs running freely in the park. Look at my picture, I posted it
Tina S
April 2, 2017|
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Response from dezsanspecial | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tina s, I am pretty sure there is parking area because I see a lot of cars parked near by to kelvingrove. Not too sure bout car park in area however if you were to park car near park and display disability card in the... More
lisa f
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Response from Jaxter24 | Reviewed this property |
There is not free parking as such as you have to park in the surrounding streets which is always tight. There are a couple of car park which I have used but can't remember how much they were but they must have been about £2... More