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Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace

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Address: 730 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE, Scotland
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+44 141 334 2422
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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This unique glasshouse located in the Botanic Gardens is a familiar...

This unique glasshouse located in the Botanic Gardens is a familiar landmark in Glasgow.

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best place to relax

best place to run away from city noise. worth visiting the gardens but if you not in to flowers and what not then you can always bring some nuts to feed squirrels and if that is... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

best place to run away from city noise. worth visiting the gardens but if you not in to flowers and what not then you can always bring some nuts to feed squirrels and if that is still not for you there is plenty of space on the grass to just chill, read a book or have a picnic.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked into the glasshouse and were blown away by the scent from the hyacinths! There were so many of them, they perfumed the whole entrance. Lots of amazing plants in a wonderful building.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Trips during spring times are the best, we always end up buy plants flowers etc , the walk around is beautiful and there's also a cafe right on the park so you can make a day of it

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for a day out with the kids. Lots of walks around the arboretum and the play areas and if it's raining, head to kibble palace, lovely gardens. Close enough to byres road for food and coffee places too,

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is honestly one of my favorite places in Glasgow. The two greenhouses are beautiful and so relaxing. I mean, there are Palm leaves that are like four times my height. Each room in the main (larger) greenhouse makes me feel like I've some how traveled to a new and fascinating place, and it's great that they include information about... More 

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Corby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely stroll in the gardens with beautiful hot houses full of amazing plants. Lovely on a sunny or not so sunny day for a picnic or lunch in the tea room.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Botanics and Kibble Palace are worthy of a visit at any time of the year and in any weather as there are covered heated glasshouses to keep the plants and you warm. The Kibble Palace is worthy of mention with the beautiful marble statues and extensive range of exotic plants. Don't forget the tearoom with its superb cakes, soup... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit when in Glasgow. Beautiful flowers and plants. Travelling across continents and history. Calm and peaceful.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's hard to believe you're in the middle of a big city while walking around the gardens. We have visited many times before but the tearoom was new to us,& we enjoyed a cuppa there-& a good chat! One of the glasshouses had a beautiful display of spring flowers, the scent of the hyacinths was wonderful. A very pleasant way... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paid ten pounds to see a very poor display of lights in and around the botanic grounds , very over priced coffee and doughnuts which was all that was on offer won't be going next year

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