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Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace

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Address: 730 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 334 2422
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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This unique glasshouse located in the Botanic Gardens is a familiar...

This unique glasshouse located in the Botanic Gardens is a familiar landmark in Glasgow.

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Beatiful gardens

Lovely park like area with some great planting for the gardeners to enjoy, but also good for relaxing and just getting away from the hustle and bustle. There is a river at the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely park like area with some great planting for the gardeners to enjoy, but also good for relaxing and just getting away from the hustle and bustle. There is a river at the back of the gardens with steps down to the bank and a footbridge over - admire the Victorian bridge alongside it and go for a lovely walk... More 

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Rio Verde, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Since I visited in November, the array of flowers was limited. Still there are plenty of interesting plants and variety of climates on display even in the winter. The giant green houses are impressive and very worthwhile to see even in the winter.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a huge garden located quite far from the city centre of Glasgow. It has the massive glass house and a quite place for you to take a walk by. After a brisk walk you can visit the Tea Room , which gives you the feel of ancient English tea rooms and the menu is very retro. For a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the Botanic Gardens with the huge greenhouses and were surprised and pleased to see the middle one is full of Tasmanian tree ferns (we're from Tasmania)! They correctly identified them as Dicksonia Antarctica but then spoiled it by spelling Tasmania with a z!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Leaving aside summer, this beautiful place is kinda obvious then... In winter the walks are no less interesting, the greenhouses are more appealing and idea for a few quiet moments with nature; relaxing, or reading, listening to music on earphones, or eating lunch. Highly recommended spring summer autumn and winter

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Nairn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the gardens and Kibble Palace on a particularly cold November morning so the warmth of the greenhouses and the palace were very welcome. They are beautifully maintained with an amazing selection of plants and flowers throughout.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The botanic Gardens is a lovely place to visit for a coffee or lunch and walking around the beautiful garden and indoor green house area I had my wedding photo shoot there on a beautiful August day and the place was stunning

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Botanic Gardens has been a staple venue in my life. I have lost count of the number of times I have visited as a child, adult, father and grandfather and it has never disappointed. The Kibble Palace is a spectacular grade A listed Victorian glasshouse. The main part of the building is circular and houses many large plants including... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The glasshouses lovely the kibble created 1873 by boyd of paisley.It was once a railway station kirklee. Statues some really striking figures. Refurbished in 2004 at a cost of £7 million.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

have been here few times over this year but 2 highlight my visits. firstly was a picnic with a group of people from a disibility support group i attend. this was on 10th may 2016 day after my birthday and what a gorgeous day weatherwise and brilliant day for atmosphere in park with it being very busy with other people... More 

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