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  • Glasgow Botanic Gardens

    Glasgow Botanic Gardens, located in the West End of Glasgow and managed by Glasgow City Council is arguably the finest Garden in Glasgow, and is dominated by the recently restored Kibble Palace.

    The Kibble Palace. a magnificent Curvilinular Glasshouse designed by John Kibble houses the National collection of arborescent tree ferns.



    • Kibble Palace - glasshouse
    • A variety of plant collections

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    Opening Times

    Monday: 07:00 - 21:00 Tuesday: 07:00 - 21:00 Wednesday: 07:00 - 21:00 Thursday: 07:00 - 21:00 Friday: 07:00 - 21:00 Saturday: 07:00 - 21:00 Sunday: 07:00 - 21:00 also:

    Open 07:00 - dusk all year round.

    Dates closed

    The Gardens remain open for exercise for local residents although the Glasshouses, Kibble Palace and Tea Rooms are shut.

    Although getting fresh air and exercise at this time is recommended please remember to practice social distancing to protect others and yourself.

    Events including wedding bookings are now cancelled until further notice, please contact 0141 276 1614 if you have an enquiry relating to bookings.

    The numerous important plant collections at Glasgow Botanic Gardens including our National Collections of Begonias, Dendrobiums and Tree Ferns are being maintained.

    Volunteering is cancelled until a review is carried out into safe working practices including social distancing. We are not accepting any new volunteer applications at present and a waiting list is currently in operation for existing applications. Updates for new volunteers will be posted here and existing volunteers will be contacted directly.

    Glasgow City Council will review the situation at Glasgow Botanic Gardens in line with Scottish Government advice.

    We wish you all the very best at the moment, one day this will be over and we will open fully again

    Admission prices

    Entry is free


    Car park


    730 Great Western Rd
    G12 0UE


    0141 276 1614
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