Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Glasgow Botanic Gardens

About Glasgow Botanic Gardens

730 Great Western Road, Glasgow West End G12 0UE
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Glasgow Botanic Gardens, situated in the West End of the city, lies beside the River Kelvin.

At any time of the year there are pleasant riverside walks, peaceful woodland copses and exotic tropical places to explore, just minutes from the heart of the city.

Opening Times


The Gardens are open 7 am to dusk all year, with the glasshouses open 10am – 6pm (4.15 winter) with free entry to all areas of the Gardens and Glasshouses.

Heritage Trail


We have a fine Heritage Trail through the Gardens with almost 30 points of interest taking you down to the Kelvin Walkway and the Gardens Arboretum.

A brochure about the Trail can be found in the Kibble Palace.

Parking


To retain the peace of the Gardens, there is no parking within the Grounds but on-street parking is available in Queen Margaret Drive, immediately adjacent to the entrance. Limited parking for registered disabled is available within the Gardens.

Upcoming Events at Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

26th May 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

27th May 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

28th May 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Tea Green West End Festival Art, Design & Contemporary Craft Market

Tea Green West End Festival Art, Design & Contemporary Craft Market

3rd June 2018
West End Festival: Head along to the Kibble Palace for the superb Tea Green Art, Design & Contemporary Craft Market!
Glasgow Science Festival: The Plant Doctors

Glasgow Science Festival: The Plant Doctors

9th June 2018
The Plant Doctors will see you now... did you know that plants get sick? Join The British Society for Plant Pathology in the Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

16th June 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

17th June 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Bard in the Botanics 2018: The Star Cross’d Lovers Season

Bard in the Botanics 2018: The Star Cross’d Lovers Season

20th June 2018 - 28th July 2018
Scotland's biggest and best-loved Shakespeare Festival, Bard in the Botanics, returns this Summer with their 'Star Cross’d Lovers' Season!
Eco Print your Scottish Leaves

Eco Print your Scottish Leaves

7th July 2018
Eco printing is the natural method of creating pattern using botanical material and steam, join artist Elisabeth Viguie-Culshaw for this workshop at Glasgow Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

20th July 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

21st July 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

22nd July 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

23rd July 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

11th August 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

12th August 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

13th August 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

14th August 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

15th August 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

16th August 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

17th August 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

18th August 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

19th August 2018
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!

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