Glasgow Botanic Gardens, Glasgow

4.6
#1 of 29 in Parks in Glasgow
A popular public park with several greenhouses containing an impressive plant collection, Glasgow Botanic Gardens offers a variety of fun and educational activities all year round. Explore the park’s many riverside walks, exotic tropical areas, and calm woodlands by yourself or on a free guided tour. Visit the main greenhouse, designed to look like a palace, to learn about the garden’s extensive collection of New Zealand and Australian ferns, some of which have lived here for over a century. These protected trees now form an important part of the national tree fern collection. End your visit with a refreshing stop at the garden’s tearoom, featuring outdoor and indoor seating, and serving breakfast, lunch, and afternoon tea. Arrange your visit to Glasgow Botanic Gardens and discover more family-friendly attractions in Glasgow using our Glasgow day trip app .
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  • What a joy it is to sit and relax in these beautiful surroundings in a perfect summer's day in Glasgow and let's be frank we do not have enough of them and you have to make the most of the experience ...  more »
  • The purpose of the visit was to see the rose garden but was not impressed. The greenhouses were far more impressive. As we were pressed for time only saw a small part of the gardens and would definite...  more »
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  • Lovely place. I spent most of my time there outdoors because of the rainy weather. I felt in love specially with its orchids glass house. I went to its tea room for a cup of hot coffee and a piece of a delicious cake and found the service very good too.
  • Beautiful gem of a place in the west end of Glasgow. Lovely gardens to stroll around where you can learn about trees and flowers and the many different varieties of plants. You can stay dry and warm in the glass houses if the weather is not good. Mindfulness is a modern term widely used today to promote well-being, the Botanical Gardens is one of my favourite places to go to wind down and clear my head.
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