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 6 events at this location

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Books at the Botanics Book Fair

Stalls selling a wide variety of second hand, vintage and antiquarian books. The sale is located in The Hopkirk Building. Wheelchair accessible, buggies welcome, dog friendly.

Sat 26 May

Free / 0141 334 2422

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Glasgow Science Festival: The Plant Doctors

The Plant Doctors will see you now… did you know that plants get sick? Join The British Society for Plant Pathology in the Botanic Gardens for a chat about diseased crop plants, with a chance to look closer and learn more about plant pathogens.

Sat 9 Jun

Free / 0141 334 2422

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Much Ado About Nothing

Jennifer Dick directs Shakespeare's joyous comedy about romantic misfits Benedick and Beatrice, set in a Victorian travelling circus.

Wed 11 Jul

£20 (£15; Previews £12; Tuesdays £12) / 0141 334 9016

Part of Bard in the Botanics.

Thu 12 Jul

£20 (£15; Previews £12; Tuesdays £12) / 0141 334 9016

Part of Bard in the Botanics.

Fri 13 Jul

£20 (£15; Previews £12; Tuesdays £12) / 0141 334 9016

Part of Bard in the Botanics.

…and 11 more dates until 28 Jul

Romeo and Juliet

Jennifer Dick directs Shakespeare's tragic love story of two young lovers from warring families.

Wed 20 Jun

£20 (£15; previews £12; tuesdays £12) / 0141 334 9016

Part of Bard in the Botanics.

Thu 21 Jun

£20 (£15; previews £12; tuesdays £12) / 0141 334 9016

Part of Bard in the Botanics.

Fri 22 Jun

£20 (£15; previews £12; tuesdays £12) / 0141 334 9016

Part of Bard in the Botanics.

…and 11 more dates until 7 Jul

Therapeutic Qigong Workshop

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

Sun 8 Jul

£45 / 07990 582921

Workshop will be held outdoors if weather permits.

  • 10:30 – 13:30

The Weegie Wheelers

New Cycling group based around Glasgow Area, bringing together Cyclists in a social format with emphasis on Touring, and Exploring Scotland’s beautiful Countryside and cycling in a social format in Glasgow. Different to other cycling clubs, we aim to provide an informal, socially paced opportunity to cycle your bike in…

Thu 31 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 334 2422

Crow Both sides & Sherriffmuir (New Date)

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sat 23 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 334 2422

Ride to the Sun and Beyond - Weegie Wheelers Longest Distance Challenge 2018

  • 09:00 – 07:00

Sun 1 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 334 2422

Join Alex in his JOGLE Adventure

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 3 more dates until 24 Aug 2019

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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