Glasgow Botanic Gardens
- Box office 0141 334 2422
- General enquiries 0141 339 6964
- Opening times Gardens open daily 7am–dusk; Glasshouses open 10am–4.15pm; visitor centre 11am–4pm.
- Website www.glasgowbotanicgardens.com
A great place to relax in summer or take a brisk walk in winter, with a programme of events including stargazing, gardening talks and even theatre. Also look out for exotics and exhibitions in Kibble Palace Glasshouse and the vegetable, herb and flower gardens.
There are 2 events at this location
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Stars Over the Botanics
A star-gazing session with the Astronomical Society of Glasgow and the University of Glasgow. Spaces limited to the first 40 people. If skies are cloudy, the session will head indoors for some short presentations.
Tue 16 Feb
Tue 22 Mar
Times to be confirmed / £4 (Children £2) / 0141 334 2422
Sun Over the Botanics
The Astronomical Society of Glasgow (if there's a scientific society with a cooler name, we've yet to hear of it) offers you a chance to safely view the surface of the sun.
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