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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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“exotic plants” (44 reviews)
“tea room” (92 reviews)
“rose garden” (24 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
730 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE, Scotland
+44 141 334 2422
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Reviewed yesterday

An impressive glasshouse with lots of tropical plants, a part of which is for very interesting killer plants. There is also a pleasant tearoom (but the espresso was very average or less than that).

Thank Marie B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Among all its' beauty, the hot houses especially are simply world class. Amazing collection, very well presented and cared for.

Thank CNonverbal
Reviewed 2 days ago

A large city park with a few large hothouses with all sorts of exotic plants and a few animals. The park itself is a haven of peace on the edge of the city's west end (Byres Road).

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 3 days ago

We used the City Tour bus to drop us off near the gardens and walked up. Although the gardens are not huge, although they hold the National Begonia Collection, the glass houses are lovely and well labelled! A gorgeous bright, light and airy space. It...More

Thank 26carol2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

when I went half the plants in the main green house looked likee they were dead . I worked in a green house and I know about plants , and I was apalled

Thank scotland724
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited this park,the arrangement something different than Glasgow Park. I advise you to be there at least once.

Thank moathalfarsi
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a very nice day to visit which made it even nicer but it is well worth the time and it is free. You can leave a donation.

Thank FionaSuds
Reviewed 5 days ago

Glasshouses were amazing, especially the structure of Kibble Palace. We could have spent all day just wandering around looking at things, yet we are not avid garden visitors. Interesting collection of plants that give us food, herbs and spices. We walked their form the centre...More

Thank troglette
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here on a warm Sunday afternoon after a long drive down from the north and it was the perfect way to wind-down before dinner. Stunning displays of horticulture (wish my garden was that pretty!) and some interesting history. If you find the hidden subway...More

Thank PackageMonkey
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not only is this a lovely garden right in Glasgow, but entry is free. There is no parking lot and it is impossible to park at or near the main entrance but if you circle around the garden (keep gardens on your right) there are...More

Thank Joel W
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Is there a cafe on site open in October?
24 October 2016|
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Response from katiegogo2016 | Reviewed this property |
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!
How do I get there from the Marriott city centre by public transport?
21 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.