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Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace

730 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE, Scotland
+44 141 334 2422
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This unique glasshouse located in the Botanic Gardens is a familiar landmark in Glasgow.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“exotic plants” (48 reviews)
“tea room” (99 reviews)
“rose garden” (27 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
730 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE, Scotland
+44 141 334 2422
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Over three floors the exhibits are well spaced and easy to drop in and out of over a number of visits. The inevitable shop is not too expensive, and the coffee shop in the extraordinary glasshouse at the rear is unique.

Thank Wiggy284
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We spent a few hours walking around the gardens, looking through the green houses. It's a great spot and, on a sunny day, would be perfect to relax and enjoy the weather.

Thank Jordan T
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I love this park as its always so peaceful and quiet. It's filled with squirrels and cute little birds most of the year. I always imagine writers come here to write in peace. Also there's a large greenhouse filled with pretty flowers that'll leave you...More

Thank MaximeJoanna
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Excellent place to spend an hour or two in the warm glass houses out of the Glasgow rain. Beautiful displays of exotic plants and flowers.

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I have been going to Kew Gardens for years, and now I have become a member and intend to make it my "local park' as I recently moved to the area. If you have never been, or have an extra morning or afternoon when visiting...More

Thank Regina B
Reviewed 17 August 2016

On a sunny day in Glasgow the park was full of sunbathers. The greenhouses are lovely from the outside but a bit disappointing inside.

Thank ljsUk
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We go here at least twice a week. Close to the house and a good run for the kids. Only thing we hate is there osnt a gate in the park? Cannot understanf why!! Park is not really suitable fot young kids since its been...More

Thank Janers2323
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We enjoyed visiting this very eclectic collection. However, because of much needed repairs to the building, it will soon close for repair. Check dates for it's re-opening.

Thank TXHillCountry10
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We managed to make the walk around the beautiful Scottish Gardens but did not make it inside the glass houses or the Kibble Palace as they were not open when we took our early morning stroll and then on in to the city. They were...More

1  Thank BEMJR
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We went to the botanic garden for the open air theatre. We liked the experience a lot and we were amazed by the people that attended the theatre and the way they were socialising before the play

1  Thank macarravilla
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No entry fees to the gardens - it's free!