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Kelvin Grove Park

Kelvin Grove Park GlasgowThe park was designed by Sir Joseph Paxton and is a classic example of a Victorian Park with its overreaching grandeur. Set on the banks of the River Kelvin, the park's atmosphere is complimented and enhanced by the beautifully designed Art Gallery and Museum prominently featured within it. The paths through the park follow the meandering River Kelvin and cross it at many points, you will be able to take in a lot of beauty as you walk along them. Used by many joggers and dog walkers, the park is always alive with people and animals. The River walkway is an especially peaceful natural haven with a diverse range of wild life.

Kelvin Grove Park Glasgow OtherOther features include

  • Sunlight Cottages 1901
  • Highland Light Infantry Monument 1906
  • Bandstand and Amphitheatre 1924 (Please note this area of the park is currently closed to public access)
  • Tom John Honeyman Garden and seating Area 1972
  • Five bowling greens
  • Croquet gree
  • Four synthetic tennis courts
  • Children's play area
  • Orienteering course
  • Herbaceous borders
  • Azalea and Rhododendron borders
  • Outstanding riverside walks
  • Skateboard park

Botanic Gardens

Botanic Gardens Glasgow West EndTwo minutes walk away from your affordable Georgian Guest House Hotel, The Glasgow Botanic Gardens features large traditional glasshouses and the stunning Kibble Place which was originally designed for concerts and exhibitions. All the buildings now contain botanical species and trees from all over the world, the park also provides well maintained gardens, river walks, lawns, and children play areas. The Botanic Gardens are known worldwide for their first class tropical and temperate plant collections from around the globe. Providing a relaxing diversion for the hustle and bustle of city life, the gardens offer a wide range of themes on horticultural and botanical interests. The grounds are kept in immaculate condition and are nice reminder of the beauty in our world.