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Visiting the Botanic Gardens (Summer 2022)

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Visiting the Gardens in Summer 2022. The Gardens are currently open from 7am. The Gardens are locked at night. The Main Gate closes at 9pm until 10/05/22, when closing time moves to 9.30pm. From 24/05/2022 to 25/07/2022 the Main Gate closes at 10pm. Please be aware that other gates will close before the Main Gate […]

November/December at Glasgow Botanic Gardens (updated 22/11/21)

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    Visiting the Gardens in November and December. The Gardens are currently open from 7am. The Main Gate closes at 5pm and the other gates sequentially close from 4.30pm Glasshouse opening times are 12 noon to 4pm (Glasshouses are free, no booking needed), please follow the one way sytems. We support NHS Test and […]

Glasgow Science Festival at Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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GSF at the Glasgow Botanic Gardens Venue: Glasgow Botanic Gardens, Great Western Rd, Glasgow, G12 0UE Date: 4th to 12th Sept 2021 Time: Daily between 11.00 – 2.00pm Booking: No booking required Meet research staff and students from the Universities of Glasgow, Strathclyde and Edinburgh, Glasgow Caledonain University, University of the West of Scotland and the […]

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 […]