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Glasgow Botanic Gardens: Tours & Tickets

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This unique glasshouse located in the Botanic Gardens is a familiar landmark in Glasgow.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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730 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE, Scotland
+44 141 334 2422
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The gardens were absolutely beautiful, very well maintained and clean. There so much color and flaura variety, we really loved it. It is also free to enter which was great since we could go anyday we wanted to walk around. Loved the greenhouses with the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Olympia B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a lovely afternoon tea at botanical service really great and food lovely was lovely defo would recommend it -

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Maryj734
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This garden is free to enter and features several large greenhouses with an exotic selection of plants from palms to a huge collection of carnivore plants. The carnivore plants are both eerie and pretty. Sitting there looking innocent until an unwary fly comes across it....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Robert_Bridgeroad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wandered around for ages. So much colour. So many people making use of area. Wonderful begonia collection, so many colours.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to a wedding held here in the evening it was beautiful setting breath taking and it made it extra special

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank karenmE8142IY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a walk about the gardens and over the bridges we had a fascinating visit to the glasshouses followed by a light lunch in the tea rooms. Lovely soup and sandwich deal.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Gaz M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got into the city a little late but taxi to the garden, it was a beautiful day and there were a lot of people enjoying the sun on the benches in the garden. However, the greenhouses were already closed due to winter hours. The balance...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MOBX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large green space in the center of Glasgow with walking paths that lead you around beautiful flowering gardens and glasshouses. Glasgow Botanic Gardens is a botanical garden located in the West End of Glasgow, Scotland. It features several glasshouses, the most notable of which is...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely tranquil green space in the heart of a busy city, a great place to visit on a fine day. The gardens are pleasant to stroll around, but the most interesting and exotic plants are in the glasshouses.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TravelLover50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a pleasant afternoon over there however we were a little disappointed after have stayed in Edinburgh and Inverness botanic gardens. Even Aberdeen's Duthie Park greenhouses were more beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank fernanda sue w
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11 October 2019|
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Response from fernanda sue w | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I saw a lot of people with dogs.
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19 February 2019|
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Response from eoin f | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as the architectural experience of the hothouse will be the same, but less crowded....and is cosy warm in the worst of scottish weather!
28 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.