Trip Planner:   Europe  /  UK  /  Scotland  /  Glasgow  /  Parks  /  Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace

Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace, Glasgow

(4.6/5 based on 1,400+ 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.
Create a full Glasgow itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Glasgow

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Glasgow by other users

15 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Glasgow BY A USER FROM MALTA September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Europe BY A USER FROM GERMANY May, culture, relaxing, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Dunfermline & Glasgow BY A USER FROM HONG KONG June, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 52 days in Casablanca, Europe & Cairo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Glasgow, Edinburgh & Dublin BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Glasgow & London BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Greenock, Stirling & Glasgow BY A USER FROM CANADA May, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: May, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Falkirk & Glasgow BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This offers an amazing display of trees and plants from all over the world, in a couple of stunning greenhouses. The smaller Kibble Palace has a display of the worlds trees, then the larger greenhouse...  more »
  • You will be lost in this Botanical Forest. Varieties of trees fruits flowers will amaze you. Its like you can never see enough of it. See that you are very liberal with time because once you enter thi...  more »
  • Even in February, this was a very enjoyable visit. One aspect that struck us throughout the gardens was the effort they have expended to encourage visitors to learn a little more about the world of pl...  more »