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July at Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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  The Garden grounds are open from 7a.m. till 9pm at the moment (times may vary for operational reasons. Where this happens we will try and post advance notice) The Kibble Palace and the Main Range Glasshouses have reopened and the operating hours are 12noon until 4pm. This altered service allows horticultural staff to conduct […]

February 2021 at Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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Gardens Update 15/02/2021 The grounds have remained open throughout the COVID-19 lockdown and current times are from 7am until dusk (our gate times are 6.00pm as of 14/02/21 which means the main gate will close at 6pm, other gates will close from 5.45pm, the closing time  tracks dusk so by 22nd Feb  gate times are […]

January 2021 at Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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Update 06/01/2021 Due to the rapidly changing situation, please check this section for the most recent information. Garden Update 06/01/2021 The grounds have remained open throughout the COVID-19 lockdown and current times are from 7 until dusk (our gate times are 5.00pm at the moment which means the main gate will close at 5pm, other […]

December at Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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Update 21/12/2020 Due to the rapidly changing situation, please check this section for the most recent information. Garden Update 21/12/2020 The grounds have remained open throughout the COVID-19 lockdown and current times are from 7 until dusk (our gate times are 5.00pm at the moment which means the main gate will close at 5pm, other […]

18/11/20 Update-November opening times at Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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Update 18/11/2020 Due to the rapidly changing situation, please check this section for the most recent information. The grounds have remained open throughout the COVID-19 lockdown and current times are from 7 until dusk (our gate times are 4.30 at the moment which is slightly earlier due to work being carried out to remove the […]

Staying Safe : July 2020

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Just like this Small Tortoiseshell butterfly perched on the carniverous Sarracenia plant its sometimes best to do things carefully. Although the outside area of Glasgow Botanic Gardens has remained open throughout the COVID-19 control period, as of 10/07/2020 the Glasshouses, Kibble Palace Tea Room and Public Toilets at Glasgow Botanic Gardens remain closed. Preparations are […]

COVID-19: Glasshouses Shut- Latest Updates 04/05/2020

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Monday 4th May 2020 The Gardens remain open for exercise for local residents although the Glasshouses, Kibble Palace and Tea Rooms are shut. Although getting fresh air and exercise at this time is recommended please remember to practice social distancing to protect others and yourself. Events including wedding bookings are now cancelled until further notice, […]

Please vote to fund our new project!!

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The Gardens are just waking up but the Friends have been active over the winter and in particular supporting the Friends of Glasgow Parks Forum. The Forum has been leading the “Participatory Budgeting” process with the City Council – this sounds complicated but can be summarised by saying there is £90,000 available for new projects funded by Wee Green […]

Printing in Woodlands Exhibition and Workshops

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Printing in Woodlands Exhibition Glasgow Botanical Gardens Kibble Palace South Wing 29th Feb/1st March 10 to 4pm An exhibition of Eco Printing Community art and Workshops in Eco techniques by Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw FREE OF CHARGE 29th FEB drop in workshops in Indigo dye tie dye, Cyanotype, Bookbinding, no booking needed.

Happy New Year, what will 2020 bring?

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Happy New Year to all visitors and Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens. We will hopefully bring you lots of exciting events and highlight interesting additions to the collections over the next couple of months. One interesting point to make is that 2020 marks the 200th anniversary of the arrival of renown plant collector David Douglas […]