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Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow

Categories: Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web
Kelvingrove Park, a Sir Joseph Paxton-designed park, is a classic example of a Victorian Park and makes for a refreshing, breathtaking stop in your travels. You can discover the sunlight cottages, the Highland Light Infantry Monument, and the Tom John Honeyman Garden. Marvel at the elegant gardening, which includes five bowling greens, herbaceous borders, riverside walkways, and displays of azaleas and rhododendrons. Step over to the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Galleries while you’re there. For a more active day, visit the children’s play areas, croquet greens, skateboard parks, and four tennis courts. Special events are sometimes scheduled, so check ahead of time to plan accordingly. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Kelvingrove Park by using our Glasgow tourist route planner.
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  • We walked through here after leaving the art museum and were struck by the creative use of space, beautiful landscaping with use of water and how many people were utilizing the space. Truly a gem in G...  read more »
  • Kelvingrove Park is a beautiful space in the West End of Glasgow. With many trees, a river, places to sit, a small cafe and children's play areas, it is a place for everyone. The colours of the trees ...  read more »
  • Located on the end of Argyl Street and its convergence with Dumbarton Road, this is a great and expansive park, full of meadering walks and wonderful any time of year, springf when the trees bloom in ...  read more »
  • Kelvingrove Park is a classic Victorian park by the River Kelvin and has a range of sporting facilities as well as being next to the renowned Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery. This Sir Joseph Paxton designed park is a classic example of a Victorian park. Its design and setting on the banks of the River Kelvin enhance and compliment the magnificent Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery. The museum and art gallery underwent a £27.9m refurbishment to restore its magnificent Victorian interior and reopened in July 2006. Recreation facilities in the park include bowling greens, tennis courts, a skateboard park and children’s play areas. The Stewart Memorial Fountain, erected in 1872, commemorates Lord Provost Stewart who was instrumental in the delivery of Glasgow’s water supply system from Loch Katrine.
  • Beautiful grounds, and a fantastic play park for young children. Skate park for the older ones. Enjoyed a lovely family picnic in the rare Scottish sun and played pooh sticks in the Kelvin. Lots of fun to be had.
  • Very nice and relaxing park, good for a walk with family, however it is a bit challenging to walk up the hill.. quite steep. but you will have a good view to see the Uni of Glasgow. worth to spend time there.
  • It's a beautiful park located near to the museum. Great place to spend some outdoors time.
  • Great place for walking the dog, relaxing and even the odd event.
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