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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” (45 reviews)
“tea room” (93 reviews)
“rose garden” (25 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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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Great getaway from the bustling city. Even though it was rainy it was a lovely walk through the gardens. The glass houses though didn't have much yet in bloom. But that didn't matter to much because there was still plenty to see on the walk...More

Thank Kayphil56
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I was very pleasantly surprised on a hot summers day to find find such a quality botanical garden where all the plants even though suffering from the heat of the day were beautiful

Thank bzbaeren
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We brought kids with special needs here to eat lunch after school trip. The gardens are beautiful and we were there on a scorching hot day so we found shade under the beautiful big trees. The pigeons caused a stir trying to steal our lunch...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful gardens with the magnificent restored glass Kibble Palace. Lots of unusual tropical plants in several glass houses. A lovely park for an enjoyable stroll. The Botanics was very popular with families on the sunny day we visited.

Thank jamcl
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I love visiting these gardens especially in the summer time. I sometimes take a picnic and find a lovely spot to sit either at the tables or benches dotted around the gardens or just on the grass enjoying the sunshine. The tea rooms also serve...More

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 21 June 2016

OK; a cliche of a title but it is true. This is a lovely green space in the bustling West End. You could spend lots of time here. There can be lots going on for children and the day we were there there was a...More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We recently went for a walk in the gardens and thoroughly enjoyed it. Despite it being a Saturday, it wasn't busy and it was a pleasure to wander around. The tropical collections are excellent but I simply liked walking in the gardens. A great choice...More

Thank Lorraine D
Reviewed 17 June 2016

There are a wide variety of flowering plants including a tropical collection of orchids and cactus also collection of plants from all parts of the world.

Thank umesh2016
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Took our family for a walk around these beautiful gardens. It was a lovely sunny day and it was lovely to see families having pick nicks and fun. I was blown away with the amount of plants and flowers that grew outside that were almost...More

Thank LASD
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Lovely place for walks and sit on a bench or on the grass on a beautiful sunny day. Nice plants, inside area to breath fresh air full of oxygen. You can even feed some happy squirrels.

Thank raykovam
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Scaifee2
Is there a cafe on site open in October?
25 October 2016|
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Response from katiegogo2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes
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612sylvesterf
what's your entry fees?
8 August 2016|
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Response from sheri3466 | Reviewed this property |
No entry fees to the gardens - it's free!
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tojo147
How do I get there from the Marriott city centre by public transport?
22 May 2016|
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Response from Ro28577 | Reviewed this property |
You can either take the underground from St Enoch to Hillhead or use buses numbers 9 & 6. I hope this helps.
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