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Kelvingrove Park

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Neighborhood: West End
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Address: Otago Street, Glasgow, Scotland
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+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
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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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This park is well worth a visit with some great walks Putting as an extra In grounds Art Gallery and Museum

Reviewed March 2, 2017
james w
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Dunbar, United Kingdom
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Dunbar, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017

This park is well worth a visit with some great walks Putting as an extra In grounds Art Gallery and Museum

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Reno, Nevada
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5 reviews
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

Very nice park, Very quiet away from the streets, Nice for walking in. Nice buildings. We didn't visit the Museum

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Fife, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 28, 2017

Sometimes in the city with all the hustle and bustle you need to get away from it all. You could do a lot worst than a trip to Kelvingrove Park. The park is quite massive and might take a few hours to explore the best of it but it is always well worth it. Open to the general public all... More 

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East Kilbride
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Reviewed February 27, 2017

Visited Kelvingrove Art Gallery on a very wet dull February afternoon, 26th Feb 2017.. It was all free and there were lots of interesting displays and artwork. There were lots of activities for children. However, the visit came alive with the free guided tour provided by Caroline, a very enthusiastic and interesting guide. She gave much insight and knowledge into... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 25, 2017

This park is really well maintained locality for Children and Adults to have an evening walk or morning jog. This connects to Glasgow University and City Center via Cycle path so one can easily walk thru rather than taking the motor way. This is kind of nice and green during summers and during winters it gets covered with Ice Layer... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 16, 2017

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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Reviewed February 16, 2017

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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Thank PaulGlasgow1
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Reviewed February 15, 2017

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

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Reviewed February 15, 2017

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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

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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