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“Great place to go”

Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace
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US$86.21*
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Glasgow's West End Private Tour
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US$19.90*
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City Sightseeing Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #8 of 277 things to do in Glasgow
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This unique glasshouse located in the Botanic Gardens is a familiar landmark in Glasgow.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Crieff, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great place to go”
Reviewed 12 August 2014

The greenhouses are fab with lots to see and do and so good that it is free! Gardens well maintained and the plants are amazing

Visited August 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Amazing Glasshouses to entertain whatever the weather”
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Going to a 'garden' on a cold, rainy August day in the school holidays did not initially sound like a great idea. But when we rocked up at 10am it had just opened and we had it all to ourselves, and headed straight in to the amazing Victorian glasshouses (inc 'Kibble Palace').

We spend a good hour just going through these glasshouses - beautiful, enchanting, and educational! Don't miss out on the Killer Plants room full of carnivorous flora.

The teahouse makes a mean cuppa, but be sure to check whether the cakes are fresh - we went on a Monday morning and the new batches weren't ready so we had to be very picky about what we had or risk a curling-up pie, stale pastry or dry cake!

Visited August 2014
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Glasgow, Scotland
Level 6 Contributor
131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
Reviewed 9 August 2014

It's a long time since we were last in the gardens and we had forgotten how beautiful they are - all helped by a lovely sunny day.

Visited August 2014
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Hervey Bay, Australia
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238 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“A wonderful old building”
Reviewed 9 August 2014

What a lovely old building, quiet and peaceful, and simply loved the display of life in the days of tenaments. No too long ago at that. It was an overcast day when we visited, and I couldnt believe the glasshouse. Very hot, felt like we were back home in our tropical climate.

Visited June 2014
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London
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13 reviews
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“A gem for the people of Glasgow”
Reviewed 8 August 2014

I visited in lovely warm weather and the place was full of people of all ages, enjoying the warmth walking or sitting and enjoying their surroundings in the sunshine. It is open long hours for a public park and there were interesting pathways, especially alongside the river Kelvin. Was too late (6pm) to visit the glass houses, so can't comment on those.

Visited July 2014
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