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Glasgow Green, Glasgow

Categories: Historic Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Ideal for relaxation, play, or delving into the region's storied past, Glasgow Green serves as an oasis in the center of Scotland's largest city. A stroll through the six-centuries-old park reveals a host of impressive points of interest, including the first civic monument in Britain to commemorate Admiral Nelson's victories and the 19th-century Doulton Fountain built to celebrate Queen Victoria's reign. Little ones can make use of a number of play areas and will enjoy trying to catch a glimpse of the park's resident Clydesdale horses. If you're lucky enough to experience good weather on your vacation, bring a picnic along to enjoy in the sun. Arrange your visit to Glasgow Green and discover more family-friendly attractions in Glasgow using our Glasgow holiday planner.
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  • The finish line for the Great Scottish Run was right through the McLellan Arch. What a beautiful sight to see. The park is huge and so green, right on the River Clyde. It was a perfect day for the run...  read more »
  • Definitely worth having a walk around this park, which is huge and really well looked after. A nice break from the city. 
  • We walked a few times through the Green, it was peaceful and quiet, not many people about, weather was good for a sunny October day. lots of paths to walk and enjoy, recommend for a nice walk to get a...  read more »
  • If you need an outdoor relaxation point at glasgow..glasgow green is the place but bear it in mind only during the summer!..when the sun is out, the park is situated along river Clyde so you should enjoy the view and the scenery.
  • Brilliant, inspiring park for a run, hit up here then stay a long the river Clyde for who knows how long.
  • I do call it a love lawn as people come there to play, have coffee, take picture and ask questions about the plants in the green house.
  • Lovely park with great big play areas for kids.
  • One of the best parks in Scotland. It's huge and plays host to lots of events through the year. Great place for a picnic in the summer. Don't miss the People's Palace and Winter Gardens!
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