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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” (49 reviews)
“green houses” (45 reviews)
“glass house” (41 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
730 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE, Scotland
+44 141 334 2422
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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful autumn day. Scenery was amazing. Nice area for a walk. Trees are from all over the world. Very educational. Our favourite was the banana tree and the aloe tree. Well worth a visit

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Went there on an October evening.not many flowers because of the season.But the colours! All the autumnal colours could be found there-Browns,rusts,yellows,reds&isomer maroons,too.It was beautiful.walked&walked.saw the kibble palace,too with sculptures&ha few exotic plants.The glass house is a must-see,with different areas allocated for different varieties of...More

1  Thank Xenajay
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The botanic gardens are outstanding and so nice the glasshouse is so warm and full of oxygen so good in the winter good for people

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We went here with our little one, the park and greenhouses offer fantastic variety and lots of activities for our little one.

Thank Enigmabob
Reviewed 5 November 2016

A warm sunny day in Glasgow so I took the chance of going to the West End and visit the Botanics. A Coronation chicken sandwich and a bottle of orange juice, a park bench, a book and the sun - that's all I needed for...More

1  Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The kids loved this place. Could not get them out of the play park children's area for ages. They also loved the Kibble Palace which had a nice display of art work too. The leaves were coming down and they enjoyed running around amongst them.

Thank JaneAudrey
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The greenhouses are brilliant with a wide range of plants. Very calm setting with seats in the greenhouses so you can sit and rest for a while. The only thing that I was disappointed in was that some parents allowed their children to play hide...More

1  Thank Carol S
Reviewed 29 October 2016

a lovely walk around these gardens and looking round all the different parts seeing the green houses and exotic plants whiled away a lazy afternoon

1  Thank sunshineSardinia
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I spent a lovely Sunday afternoon with a couple of friends at the Botanic Gardens. It amused me to see plant specimens native to the Southeastern United States growing on display in a greenhouse in Glasgow, Scotland. Every biome is represented: desert, jungle, and everything...More

Thank 134katherineg
Reviewed 24 October 2016

plants ,art,cafe perfect way to spend a rainy day ....amazing trees and variety of plants especially herb garden.

Thank pinkangel777
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Marion H
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No entry fees to the gardens - it's free!