Gardens

  • Kibble Palace tours

    Many of those reading will be aware of the very successful summer and autumn tours of Glasgow Botanic Gardens led by our garden guides in 2023. As a further development […]

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    AGM 2023

    Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens Annual General Meeting Monday, 4 September 2023 at 6.30pm in the Kibble Palace An agenda has been circulated to members but we wish to draw […]

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  • Proposed Glasshouse Charges- A statement by the Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens

    Glasgow Botanic Gardens – Glasgow City Council introduction of entry charges to Glasshouses Response by the Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens At this time, the Friends have no information from […]

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  • Opening Hours New Year 2023

    Opening Hours January 1, 2, 2023 As always the Gardens are open from 7am with the last gate being closed (Main Gate) at 5pm. (These are the gate times until […]

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  • Tea Room at the Botanics

    The Tea Room at the Botanics will be closed from 23 December 2022 until 1 April 2023. We hope to bring you further details of the reopening and revised menu […]

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  • photo of felled, 215-year-old weeping ash with great lawn and main range in the background

    Garden update: Weeping Ash

    The end of an era The Botanic Gardens’ Weeping Ash, the tree that travelled from the original site at Sandyford, Sauchiehall Street in 1841 to the present day Great Western […]

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  • Join Butterfly Conservation for an amazing free opportunity to get close up views of moths and learn how to identify these mysterious creatures. Then, as the light falls, Clyde Bat Group will lead a walk using special electronic detectors to allow you to hear the bats calling as they hunt amongst the trees and buildings.

    Event: Bat and Moth Night 2 September 2022

    On Friday, 2nd September the wonderful people from Butterfly Conservation and Clyde Bat Group will be leading the engagement at the Moth and Bat night at Glasgow Botanic Gardens. It […]

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  • Event: Glasgow Science Festival 4-12 September 2021

    GSF at the Glasgow Botanic GardensVenue: Glasgow Botanic Gardens, Great Western Rd, Glasgow, G12 0UEDate: 4th to 12th Sept 2021Time: Daily between 11.00 – 2.00pmBooking: No booking required Meet research staff […]

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