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Kelvingrove Park

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Neighborhood: West End
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Address: Otago Street, Glasgow, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-141-334-6363
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Jogging, Walking
Description: The River Kelvin runs through the West End's large and attractive park...
The River Kelvin runs through the West End's large and attractive park which hosts festivals and events throughout the year.
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I really like a good park. There's nothing better to end the day with than a quiet, relaxed stroll through some green. Thankfully, the city of Glasgow apparently shares my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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89 reviews 89 reviews
39 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I really like a good park. There's nothing better to end the day with than a quiet, relaxed stroll through some green. Thankfully, the city of Glasgow apparently shares my feelings with the presence of Kelvingrove. The park has a lovely duck pond, an area for flowers and a playground to give kids something to do other than annoy me.... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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36 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

It is one of the most visited parks. Once you go as well, you can understand why... Grand, beautiful and well-maintained...

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Glasgow
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

great space, walk the dogs, kids play area, clean and well kept, surrounding areas are great for bars or coffee shops, beautiful scenery!

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Greenock, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

lovely park to visit, very clean with lots of walkways, & river kelvin runs through park, nice to see birds, wildlife etc.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Absolutely gorgeous park its quite a big a long walk but its worth it, its very relaxing. Theres loads of space for kids or dogs etc to run about about. This is on a main road so there is loads of buses etc that run past it all the time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Handy for public transport, if necessary. Skate park and play park excellent, Nice area for walking too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The Kelvingrove Park is quite large and well laid out. There are good paths and the river Kelvin runs through the park. Plenty of space for children to run and play and for walkers to enjoy the area. There are a variety of water birds and small animals. The park contains a variety of trees, plants and shrubs as well... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A must visit when in the West End. Beautiful trees and flowers, lots of walking path and lovely river. Brilliant on a hot summers day or for a crisp autumn walk.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A great walk through the park following river Kelvin. Good paths for walking dogs prams kids. You can also walk up to Glasgow University in a short space of time. A short car ride will take you to Riverside Museum of transport which is alsocalso free to entry and very interestinb for all the family

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This park sits on the banks of the river Kelvin which meanders slowly to the Clyde.The park is ideally situated near the city centre and is served well by local eateries and carry out food shops making it an ideal picnic spot.The park is undergoing a big refurbishment the most notable being the Bandstand,a lovely little ampitheatre so check the... More 

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