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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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“exotic plants” (51 reviews)
“glass house” (43 reviews)
“rose garden” (27 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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730 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE, Scotland
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+44 141 334 2422
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"exotic plants"
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"rose garden"
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"west end"
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"byres road"
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"lovely walk"
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"beautiful park"
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"scones"
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"few hours"
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"great place to visit"
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"couple of hours"
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"afternoon tea"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The construction of the botanical garden is really beautiful and worth a visit. For the rest there is not much to see, since it is quite small. Still a nice place to take a walk in connection with the park outside.

Thank Denis O
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was great time to visit this garden as lot of spring flowers bloomed. Both greenhouses were open and offered blooming flowers.

Thank Airi E
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The botanics are a bit of a jewel in the crown of the many wonderful parks in Glasgow. At this time of years it is awash with colour from the rhodies, and the sunshine today brought everyone out. The true centrepiece is the wonderful Kibble...More

Thank crawfie
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Pretty place for a nice day out! Lots of flowers and plants to see and nice smells too - makes a calming atmosphere. Especially on a nice sunny day!

Thank SashLui
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Botanical Gardens were lovely as they had a tranquil atmosphere away from the busy city. Even as someone who is not a plant enthusiast, I was able to appreciate the absolute beauty of the variety of plants. There are separate areas and my favourite...More

Thank LouiseHiggins
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a sunny Sunday afternoon there were plenty of people taking advantage of the free access to lawns and gardens here. The River Kelvin runs alongside in a mini gorge. Part of the River Walk and Humpback Bridge is currently closed for refurbishment, but should...More

Thank sookeico1
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place never fails to please. It’s so beautiful and so peaceful. To be able to sit and drink in the colours and the scents is a treasured time

Thank Angela O
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Reviewed 1 week ago

visited on a hot day in may. Pleasant place to sit and watch the world go by . The orchid show in the Kibble Palace passed half an hour or so and worth a visit.

Thank barawlings
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a popular attraction in the heart of Glasgow's West End. Plenty to do for all ages. The Victorian glass houses have an impressive display of plants. There are walks, a tea room, toilets and plenty of open grass for sitting in the sun....More

Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely spot to have a stroll and go through the various pavilions. It was not quite spring when we left Canada, so the vast expanse of lush green grass and beds of daffodils and tulips plus some flowering shrubs was a real bonus

Thank Judy T
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doreennich
27 December 2017|
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Response from Roland T | Reviewed this property |
The best way is via the underground station from Buchanan Street to Hillhead, and walk a short distance. There may well be a street map at the station.
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Marion H
10 August 2017|
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Response from cafedart | Reviewed this property |
as above answers paths all the way round
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