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Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace, Glasgow

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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4.6/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web
A popular public park with several greenhouses containing an impressive plant collection, Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace offers a variety of fun and educational activities all year round. Explore the park’s many riverside walks, exotic tropical areas, and calm woodlands by yourself or on a free guided tour. Visit the main greenhouse, designed to look like a palace, to learn about the garden’s extensive collection of New Zealand and Australian ferns, some of which have lived here for over a century. These protected trees now form an important part of the national tree fern collection. End your visit with a refreshing stop at the garden’s tearoom, featuring outdoor and indoor seating, and serving breakfast, lunch, and afternoon tea. Plan your Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace visit and explore what else you can see and do in Glasgow using our Glasgow itinerary planner.
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  • After an enjoyable stroll along Byres Road and a wonderful lunch at one of the many restaurants along the way, in our case the Hanoi Bicycle Store, we entered the Botanics, located at the top end of B...  read more »
  • A wander in here is a great way to spend a while - flora is good but the glass structure is amazing and the history is well worth looking up - what it was made for and how it got to be here. Lovely pl...  read more »
  • The Botanical Gardens, located justy off the big busy junction of Byers Road, the Great Western Road and Queen Margaret Drive (where the BBC used to be located until thery decanted to the Clydeside ne...  read more »
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