Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Glasgow Botanic Gardens
730 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0UE
  • 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
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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.

Events at this venue

There are 4 events at this location

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Jurassic Kingdom

Exhibition of life size animatronic dinosaurs.

Sat 26 Aug

£11.50 (£10.50; Children £9.50; Family £38) / 01412210707

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 27 Aug

£11.50 (£10.50; Children £9.50; Family £38) / 01412210707

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 28 Aug

£11.50 (£10.50; Children £9.50; Family £38) / 01412210707

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 13 more dates until 10 Sep

Therapeutic Qigong Workshop

Feel calm and revitalised with therapeutic qigong. Booking is essential.

Sun 30 Jul

£45 / 07990 582921

  • 10:30 – 13:30

These Headstrong Women: Measure for Measure

Shakespeare’s explosive and prescient drama makes its first appearance at Bard in the Botanics for nearly 15 years in this new version for just four actors.

Sat 22 Jul

£22.50 (£15) / 0141 334 2422

Tue 25 Jul

£22.50 (£15) / 0141 334 2422

Wed 26 Jul

£22.50 (£15) / 0141 334 2422

…and 3 more dates until 29 Jul

These Headstrong Women: Queen Lear

Bard in the Botanics' fresh take on Shakespeare.

Sat 22 Jul

£22.50 (£12–£15) / 0141 334 2422

  • 07:45

Sun 23 Jul

£22.50 (£12–£15) / 0141 334 2422

Tue 25 Jul

£22.50 (£12–£15) / 0141 334 2422

…and 4 more dates until 29 Jul

Reviews & features

Neighbourhood Watch: Byres Road, Glasgow

17 Oct 2011

A rough guide to the trendiest road in the West

What’s it like? One big road with many little offshoots to appeal to the culture vulture in you. Where’s it, like? Off Great Western road if you hang a left at the Botanic Gardens, and just up from Partick. Take the tube to Hillhead station (soon…

Take Me Out

2 Apr 2009

From cycling, pirate ships, dolphin watching and woodland walks to face-painting, castles, beaches and alien designs, Anna Millar handpicks some of the finest days out and events this Easter, whether you’re a big or a little kid

A Midsummer Night's Dream

3 Jul 20073 stars

CLASSIC Just as Freud’s Oedipal theories altered the modern perception of Hamlet, his dream theories exert a powerful influence on this Shakespearean classic. Freud professed that dreams were a manifestation of forbidden thoughts and unconscious…

Comments & ratings

1. Fiscalli7 Apr 2012, 12:17am2 stars Glasgow Botanic Gardens Report

Gardens are fine but when I tried to find if there were any events on for the Easter weekend 2012 I got zilch.

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