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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” (48 reviews)
“green houses” (45 reviews)
“glass house” (41 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
730 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE, Scotland
+44 141 334 2422
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Reviewed yesterday

A really wonderful botanic garden! Lots of exotic ferns, tropical and carnivores plants. Nice and warm in the hothouses if you want to escape the Glasgow weather.

Thank jci6
Reviewed 3 days ago

These remarks concern the Kibble Palace only. I particularly enjoyed looking at the carnivorous plants, of which a great many examples are present here. I guess a more lengthy visit would be required to observe much action on their part, but very interesting nonetheless. The...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Set parallel to the lively River Kelvin, the Botanic Gardens provide a complete and tranquil contrast to the surrounding bustling city. The area is vast and is a wonderful mix of magnificent gardens and woodland walks that go on forever. Added to this, the majestic...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Botanic Gardens are well worth a visit. The outside gardens in summer are lovely, and the inside gardens are spectacular year round. A short walk from the hop-on-hop-off bus stop, and well worth the effort.

Thank James M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a regular attender at Botanics with my daughter, who loves to feed the birds and squirrels (squirrels are so used to being fed they will come and sit on your knee and take nuts from your hand). Great little adventure trails to go on,...More

Thank GlasgowTraveller80
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great visit - the botanic gardens have so many different plants. Very interesting place to go to. Would recommend a visit.

Thank tinkHampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

I needed 'space' for 'time out' away from the hustle and bustle of city life and this is just the place to give you that. Quiet places to be just by yourself but also wider orientated to suit families wanting to be in touch with...More

Thank lindsey58668
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can talk eternally about this place but I have to be brief. You can find here anything for your rest alone, with your love or with children. So, what do Botanics have: a big park with many species of trees, plants and shrubs (while...More

Thank myrin2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely assortment of plants/greenery. Water feature including lots of koi carp. Interesting presentation of unusual plants. Includes a small but pleasant tea room with friendly attentive staff. Highly recommended.

Thank 23berniebobs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a stop on our Hop on, Hop off bus tour and is a beautiful historic park. The locals refer to this as the People's Palace. Nice compact museum which traces some of the history of the regular citizens of Glasgow. Botanic garden and...More

Thank Gary B
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Marion H
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as above answers paths all the way round
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No entry fees to the gardens - it's free!