The Glasgow Botanic Gardens is widely regarded as a key centre for the protection, development and research of plants. It has an international reputation and it is part of a global network of gardens and related establishments whose mission is: ‘To secure plant diversity for the wellbeing of people and the planet.
The significance of the Botanic Gardens has been recognised nationally and it is included in an Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in Scotland. The inventory was published by Historic Scotland in 1987 and recognises Scotland’s most important and designed landscapes.
The Glasgow Botanic Gardens is one of four such sites in Glasgow. A main feature within the grounds is the Kibble Palace which houses a fine collection of marble statues including the popular ‘Eve’ and ‘King Robert of Sicily’. Glasgow Botanic Gardens are centrally located in attractive grounds, attracting over 400,000 visitors each year. It has a skilled, specialist workforce and boasts historic buildings and display houses.
- Community growing space
- Floral display
- Historical features
- Natural Heritage Service - Ranger Service
- Visitor centre
- Wheelchair access
- Wildlife viewing
730 Great Western Road, Glasgow, Glasgow G12 0UE