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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
730 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE, Scotland
+44 141 334 2422
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Reviewed yesterday

We really enjoyed our time here. We had a beautiful day and enjoyed sitting to have tea on the terrance after walking the garden. We liked reading the history of the garden and Glasgow.

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Botanic Gardens is a peaceful and tranquil location for a nice stroll. The garden happens to be a stop on the hop on hop of City Sightseeing bus tour, which makes it easily accessible. I'm from a dry/desert locale, and so this place was...More

Thank Trina110
Reviewed 3 days ago

Called into Botanic Gardens for walk with the dog. The gardens are lovely, my only complaint was I was not allowed my dog into any of the glass houses, I can see the point if they are unruly or large dogs, but if your dog...More

Thank George M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was a very beautiful and interesting botanical garden. It is located in a park, which is also very beautiful. The entry was free!

Thank MertSe
Reviewed 4 days ago

The best visitor attractions are often free, and this is no exception. Lovely glass houses to wander around with a fascinating variety of flora. Some good information boards dotted about.

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nicely laid out botanic gardens. I particularly loved the old glass house. I was there during Glasgow Doors Open days and was able to take an interesting behind the scenes tour of the greenhouses where they grow the plants that are they made available for...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited the Botanic Gardens with family members and was amazed at the range of exhibits. All well cared for and set in excellent surroundings. The fact it is free is extraordinary because it must cost a great deal to keep it at the high standard...More

Thank RonboKirriemuir
Reviewed 6 days ago

The complete garden complex is very well maintained. Greenhouses excellent a nice coffee shop and toilets make this an ideal venue for all the family with a good Childrens play ground. We walked along the Kelvin riverside walk back into the city all very quiet...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice spot to spend a few hours just walking through the gardens and exhibits. If you like botanical, this is a pretty good set of exhibits. If you don't particularly care, then it's just another set of greenhouses.

Thank JohntheLast
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a lovely place to just spend hours wandering around and being amazed by everything you see. I can't believe it's free!

Thank Erwin M
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Marion H
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Response from cafedart | Reviewed this property |
as above answers paths all the way round
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Response from sheri3466 | Reviewed this property |
No entry fees to the gardens - it's free!