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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
Description: 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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good day out and café on grounds was good value. plenty of different parts so even when busy you do not feel crowded

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

good day out and café on grounds was good value. plenty of different parts so even when busy you do not feel crowded

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

this was my favourite part of the tour the gardens are beautiful as are the glass houses they have a lovely cafe where I sat outside and had my lunch.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A beautiful collection of glasshouses and surrounding public park, with play park, tea room and children's garden, set at the top of the west end's main shopping street Byers Road. With the university and Kelvingrove at one end, local shops and restaurants in the centre, and the Botanic gardens at the top, this has seemed to us the most visitor... More 

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely place to spend a rainy day. The gardens are great with lots of different plant species, I didn't realise there were so many different varieties of begonias! Travelled to the gardens on the sightseeing bus which stops right outside!

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Larkhall, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

had a great day out, but sunny weather would be helpful if you want to relax and enjoy the gardens. Loads of different plants etc

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful city, very easy to get around. A lot of history and magnificent architecture! Great restaurants and plenty of sights.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a gem of a place. Escape from the hustle and bustle of the city to an oasis of calm. The gardens are not as manicured as one might expect, especially if coming from North America, but once you start paying attention, you realize just how deliberate the "randomness" is. Everything has its place, and it makes for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

An excellent stop on the Hop on-Hop off bus tour. There is as much to enjoy outdoors in good weather - roses, herbaceous borders etc - as there is in the glass houses - including orchids and other exotic specimens. Good tea room and well maintained rest rooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Even on a bad weather day, the visit to the glass house cheered us up and kept us out of the rain. Nice cafe. If a dry sunny day, there are lots of lovely walks, loads of places to sit or spread out on the grassed areas and enjoy a picnic. Right at the top end of Byers Road, this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This place is a must to visit. The gardens are vast and easy on the eye. The cafe serves wonderful food and drinks. The glass houses are immense and full of exotic plants and trees. There are many benches to sit and admire the plants and the statues. The gardens are well laid out with common and rare varieties of... More 

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Address: 730 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-141-334-2422
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow

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