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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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Shun shine amongst Spring flowers

A lovely sunny afternoon walking amongst daffodil beds and rhododendrons in colourful blooms. The gardens were quite busy with all age ranges from nursery to OAP. Lots of students... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2016
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Dunoon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

A lovely sunny afternoon walking amongst daffodil beds and rhododendrons in colourful blooms. The gardens were quite busy with all age ranges from nursery to OAP. Lots of students and mums with toddlers. Very happy atmosphere. Kibble Palace was warm and colourful. Sign posting forvgardens is excellent

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Marmaris, Turkey
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Since he was a toddler my grandson who has lived in Glasgow since he was an infant insists we visit the Botanic Gardens. At two he led me on a tour of " the big white glass building ". The children's play area and garden centre are wonderful. It's a magical place to wander and teaches people of all ages... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

They were just so sadly understaffed, feeling of controlled hysteria, very basic menu, and we could only sit outside. But the gardens and greenhouses made up for that disappointment. Very well maintained, wish I lived nearer, would certainly become a regular. But take a packed lunch and a flask....though lots of places to eat nearby in Hillhead.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

The Botanic Gardens couldn't have looked better as the sun shone down on them. The glasshouses were full of interesting plants, so even on a dull day plenty to see. Obviously in April no roses etc. but the spring bulbs were looking fantastic. An easy walking garden.

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Thank Marion S
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Cracking day today and went for a visit. All perfectly nice the down side was the tea room. Staff couldn't handle the pressure. Finishing my drink and the waitress banging a tray on my desk like she was having a fit. Then she said its busy you can move you don't mind do you and proceeded to invite another group... More 

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Workington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

A good place to go for all plant lovers. Very neatly kept grounds as well as a good cafe with very nice cakes as well.

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Glasgow, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Lovely gardens to people watch in the West End. Glasshouses are good on cold days when you want to feel like you're somewhere more tropical than Glasgow!

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Fremantle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

the lovely Botanical Garden's also seen in many "Taggart" episode's but dont worry you won't be in "There's been a murder' full of tropical and many other plant's and flower's and near where the old BBC Scotland used to be .

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to relax with friends on a sunny day and the gardens are lovely. Would definitely recommend to anyone visiting the west end

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Beautiful gardens for a stroll or just relaxing in the sunshine. If the weather is cooler visit the hot houses! Children will enjoy the playground and just the freedom to run about. There is a small cafe and a kiosk for refreshments.

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