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Address: Greendyke Street, Glasgow G1 5DB, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 552 1142
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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One of the oldest and most historic parks in Scotland stretches from the...

One of the oldest and most historic parks in Scotland stretches from the Saltmarket at the High Court across to the Calton and Bridgeton districts, and was used mainly for sheep and cattle grazing until the nineteenth century.

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Quite standard park, hosts several events

I lived in front of Glasgow green for a year and although the park by itself is quite standard I loved the quantity of events it hosted! The park itself is beautiful and great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I lived in front of Glasgow green for a year and although the park by itself is quite standard I loved the quantity of events it hosted! The park itself is beautiful and great for a walking, bike riding, running and even walking your dogs. But nothing really different from the usual. Where it shines the most in my opinion... More 

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

Great small museum with greenhouse. Deals with Glasgow life through time. Restaurant and shop there.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good place if you want to run in pleasant surroundings with plenty to see that takes your mind off your run

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Glasgow Green is the city's oldest common land and is close to the city centre. The Dear Green Place, as Glasgow is known is absolutely epitomised by this great civic space. When the sun is shining, hundreds of people descend on The Green to enjoy the space or walk along the River Clyde. If you fancy something to do, then... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Amazing walks and lots to read and see defo a must visit if in Glasgow...Especially great for kids as two large play parks .Cycling hire available ....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Came on October 11 where it was nearly 5 degrees in the morning, it was all misty and foggy can't really see clearly of the green, still there are people jogging in the park.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lovely place to walk the dog or have a picnic if the weather is nice. Few food places around the park too great for jogging round and very close to the city

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Merrick, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The finish line for the Great Scottish Run was right through the McLellan Arch. What a beautiful sight to see. The park is huge and so green, right on the River Clyde. It was a perfect day for the run and fun afterwards.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth having a walk around this park, which is huge and really well looked after. A nice break from the city.

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Bodicote, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We walked a few times through the Green, it was peaceful and quiet, not many people about, weather was good for a sunny October day. lots of paths to walk and enjoy, recommend for a nice walk to get away from city centre and all those shops

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