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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
730 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE, Scotland
+44 141 334 2422
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A sunny day in Glasgow and this was the place to be. Similar to many botanical gardens...a nice place to visit.

Thank Mernaday
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were amazed that entry to the fantastic gardens was free. It was the largest collection of plants from all over the world that we had ever seen in the huge glasshouses. The Kibble Palace was extraordinary. The gardens too were vast and beautiful with...More

Thank 33Anita
Reviewed 3 days ago

Here's a great place to chill out in Glasgow's West End just across from the village street of Byres Road. Everyone seems to stroll in here, from visitors to Glasgow to Glasgow's own, enjoying the gardens and green houses. The Kibble Palace with its circulate...More

Thank ScottishHikers
Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth visiting, beautiful gardens - AMAZING! Loved it! We also went further in the park and fed squirrels.

Thank Linucz
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited here in June, and had been on the City Sight Seeing tour bus to get there. The cafe inside was nice, and the cake we had was lovely. However it wasn't as big as we were expecting or as grand. Nevertheless it was...More

Thank KAMHolidays
Reviewed 6 days ago

I enjoyed a lovely morning strolling through the Glasgow Botanic Garden. The Gardens are more like a park, accessible to all and there is no admission to pay. There are two glass houses which are both very well maintained. There is also a small tea...More

Thank vlambie
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you enjoy a relaxing stroll through gardens with the chance to see some unique and interesting plants, this is a good bet for you. I wish the glass houses had stayed open later so we could further explore inside, but the grounds were lovely...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a sunny day walk in the gardens sit on a bench or grass and eat an ice cream or drink and snack. If it rains there's a cafe and the Kibble Palace to walk round

Thank bdenhow
Reviewed 1 week ago

A peaceful spot with interst for adults and children. Stroll through the impressive grounds as a solo, couple, or let the children bike it. Separate areas add interest like the time line of gardens, or the rose garden, or the children's play area. Don't forget...More

Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed spending time wandering about the paths & glass houses. The weather was perfect sunny with a nice breeze. Stopped for a sandwich & some tea at the tea rooms. The roses were fragrant & lovely. Best stop all day!

Thank CM3436
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Is there a cafe on site open in October?
25 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?
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.