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.
*Welcome update - from Spring 2021 the Tearooms have reopened!*
*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!*
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!
More info via their..
Homepage - https://glasgowbotanicgardens.co.uk
The Gardens' history - https://glasgowbotanicgardens.co.uk/the-gardens/history
Twitter - https://twitter.com/GlasgowBotanic
'Moths To A Flame' public art exhibit - https://new.opengreenmap.org/browse/sites/6171c9053944ce0100fadc81