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Glasgow Green

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Address: 90 Greendyke Street, Glasgow G1 5DB, Scotland
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+44 141 552 1142
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

One of the oldest and most historic parks in Scotland stretches from the...

One of the oldest and most historic parks in Scotland stretches from the Saltmarket at the High Court across to the Calton and Bridgeton districts, and was used mainly for sheep and cattle grazing until the nineteenth century.

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Soooooooo lovely on a summer's day.

Summer's day, picnic blanket, picnic......and enjoy. We've always found this park very clean and well presented. There are swing parks too for keeping youngsters amused. A gem... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Summer's day, picnic blanket, picnic......and enjoy. We've always found this park very clean and well presented. There are swing parks too for keeping youngsters amused. A gem in Glasgow.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk through the park to visit garden monuments, the Royal Doulton Fountain and the People's Palace. This was once a staging area for Bonnie Prince Charlie's army, one of Prince's only outdoor concerts in the UK and the venue for many fireworks celebrations.

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Cambuslang, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Glasgow green is great for a number of reasons. I love to go for a long walk with the 🐶 . There is a cafe in the Peoples Palace within the grounds and although it is not doggy welcome it is a lovely environment with lovely winter gardens and the food is absolutely fine for a city cafe in the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited today for the first time and liked the park. We were on our way to the People's Palace (although then realised it doesn't open on a Monday!!) and we had walked through Glasgow Green. Really big, very clean and lovely to walk through on a beautiful day like today. There was a kids playpark too, which looked really... More 

Thank Abi S
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is not much I can say about Glasgow Green that has not already been said. It is a lovely big park to walk around and a lot bigger than I remember. There was some lovely focal points to look at and also The People's Palace and the walk through Trongate to get there is an interesting walk in its... More 

Thank Marti3-L0u
Corby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the day we where in Glasgow it was sunny so we went for a walk in the park to visit the Peoples palace then had stoll back into town passing the barrows.

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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Literally a huge piece of green. Great to see flowers blossoms in spring. People's Palace Museum is right inside the park, free of charge.

Thank Asta F
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The park is lovely, and my favourite memory will be the pink cherry blossoms that are indicative of spring. Unfortunately, it is still winter and a blustery wind and rain blew us into the grounds. The water pouring down subsided as soon as we entered, making the walk through more pleasant. I would love to return on a warm spring... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

We enjoyed going to the Winter gardens and the People's Palace, even though we didn't have long. Close to Strathclyde University, this was a different part of the city for us to explore, and we were glad we did - very interesting and a breath of fresh air.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

What an amazing place. Well used by joggers, runners, walkers, dog walkers I even saw someone doing tai chi. we also saw the angels share from the distillery chimney

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