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Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace, Glasgow
(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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  • I remember going here as a young child and now I've grown up I take my children. It's a beautiful place and especially in summer . 
  • I have been twice now and both trips have been fantastic. The grounds are so scenic and immaculately kept. The greenhouse and plants within are beautiful. Once off the initial path you can't hear the ...  more »
  • I particularly loved the terracotta fountain in front of the place. The park was lovely too. Nice museum.