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Kelvingrove Park

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Neighborhood: West End
As featured in 3 Days in Glasgow and 1 other guide
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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
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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Natures retreat. A great place where you can relax outdoors. Outdoors treat on a sunny day.

If you are a Park, Garden, Outdoors, Natures friend then this place is a natures gift. A place to breathe fresh air relax n enjoy the sun on a sunny day. A great picnic spot for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
dezsanspecial
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are a Park, Garden, Outdoors, Natures friend then this place is a natures gift. A place to breathe fresh air relax n enjoy the sun on a sunny day. A great picnic spot for friends family couples and kids as well. A place to barbecue and so much place for kids to play about and have lots of... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good park and good walk, great place to take your dog or the children during better days. Ample park and usually for nicer days ice cream van etc. Nice to walk around you can walk around here for quite a while. Also good for cyclists and dog walkers too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Park changes colour through the year and you notice something different every time, nice with dog and kids

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful day out wandering through the gardens. You can also play tennis and squash for free. The museum wasn't really to my taste, but it's a beautiful building and worth a visit.

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Thank Megan D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walk through this park regularly and each season is different due to the flowers, trees and animals. Can highly recommend it to visitors in Glasgow.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I took a nice stroll through this park and couldn't believe daffodils were starting to bloom...in February in Glasgow?! This park has wonderful walking paths with good directions. We crossed over the Kelvin river a few times wonderful little bridges. Lots of people walking dogs, jogging, and spending time with their children. This was a good memory... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely west end park in Glasgow easily accessible by bus and underground from the city centre. Riverside walkways with plenty birds and squirrels and good for dog walkers too. The kelvingrove bandstand has live music too some weekends.

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Thank CindyLouAndrew
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely park and the old buildings make it very special and everyone should go see it you will be pleased

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glasgow has some wonderful parks and the Kelvingrove is amongst the finest. A lot of improvements have been completed since I last visited 5 years ago. The gates have been refurbished and the park itself re-landscaped. Very impressive and certainly worth a visit.

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic big park with loads to do and see great place to spend long hot summer days and have a nice picnic ,also eating places around and about so not far to go with choices of outside venues or or go into kelvin grove art galleries for a nice meal or tea/ coffee .

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