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Kelvingrove Park

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“west end”(59 reviews)
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Glasgow
Otago Street, Glasgow, Scotland
West End
+44 141 334 6363
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking through the park was a walk away from the crowds and the noise of the city. I decided to visit Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and after leaving the tube wandered up the street then into the Park. The street noise disappeared. I thought...More

Thank bkolstoe24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beautiful grounds well kept hard to belief you are in the middle of a very busy city very handy for kelvingrove art gallery bonus free entry.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked through the park in the way to the gallery. It’s lovely, with well-manicured gardens, statues, and wide paths. Beautiful to walk through

Thank J1e2n3n4y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went through the park on the way to the museum. Nice spacious area with something for all ages. Lovely memorial fountain and river walk.

Thank DanR79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bandstand gigs at the park are great. Need to wrap up in the rain. Recommend bringing warm clothes for evening and would be wise to bring a small blanket as seating is on concrete steps.

Thank mchelenh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a park where we can take a view of the university campus and the museum. However I couldn't find a great place to have a good view without trees hiding these buildings.

Thank Alien W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park surrounds the museum and gallery of the same name. Just across from Kelvin hall and ideal for strolling at leisure.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In my way to the Restaurant i liked I found it by chance I sit to rest from my walking and relaxing Little bit Peaceful nice park Will come back again

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kelvingrove Park is located next to the entrance of the University of Glasgow and Kelvingrove Art Gallery. The park is very quiet and hides the outside world and the hustle and bustle of the main street. They were setting up a music festival for later...More

Thank lmstrad83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifully landscaped park adjacent to Kelvingrove Museum and Glasgow University. Hill with many paths to choose.

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June 28, 2018|
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Response from Cernunnas | Reviewed this property |
Yep, it is.
Tina S
April 2, 2017|
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Response from dezsanspecial | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tina s, I am pretty sure there is parking area because I see a lot of cars parked near by to kelvingrove. Not too sure bout car park in area however if you were to park car near park and display disability card in the... More
lisa f
July 2, 2015|
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Response from Jaxter24 | Reviewed this property |
There is not free parking as such as you have to park in the surrounding streets which is always tight. There are a couple of car park which I have used but can't remember how much they were but they must have been about £2... More