Glasgow Botanic Gardens is a landmark botanical garden located in the West End of Glasgow. Just celebrating its 200th birthday in 2017, it features several glasshouses / greenhouses, the most notable of which is the iconic Kibble Palace.
With a large collection of plant-life, & a wealth of knowledge (both historic & contemporary) about the plant world, the Glasgow Botanic Gardens is not one to miss for all those who love : nature, green-space, picnics, architecture, or simply a pause of quiet time in the bustle of the city.
<b>*Welcome update - from Spring 2021 the Tearooms have reopened!*</b>
<b>*Exciting public mass-participation art exhibition (FREE!) 'Moths To A Flame' will be in place in the Kibble Palace for the duration of COP26 - link to its separate listing here on Glasgow Green Maps, below!*</b><br><br>Guided Health Walks (tours) - Conducted Health Walks take place every Thursday starting at 1pm outside the Kibble Palace. The walks are for those over 16 years old & are free, lasting approximately 1 hour & concluding with tea & biscuits in the Botanic Gardens library!
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Website :<br>Homepage - <a href="https://glasgowbotanicgardens.co.uk">https://glasgowbotanicgardens.co.uk</a><br>The Gardens' history - <a href="https://glasgowbotanicgardens.co.uk/the-gardens/history">https://glasgowbotanicgardens.co.uk/the-gardens/history</a>
Twitter - <a href="https://twitter.com/GlasgowBotanic">https://twitter.com/GlasgowBotanic</a>
Flickr - <a href="http://www.flickr.com/groups/friendsofglasgowbotanicgardens">http://www.flickr.com/groups/friendsofglasgowbotanicgardens</a>
'Moths To A Flame' public art exhibit - <a href="https://new.opengreenmap.org/browse/sites/6171c9053944ce0100fadc81">https://new.opengreenmap.org/browse/sites/6171c9053944ce0100fadc81</a>