The Scotland Guide
© David Williams


Glasgow is fortunate to have many parks and open spaces within its boundaries. These range in character from the highly-renowned Botanic Gardens - with its formal flowerbeds and glasshouses - to the "wilder" Pollok Country Park which, incidently, is home to the famous Burrell Collection.

Bellahouston Park A large park on the city`s Southside.
Botanic Gardens This has large glasshouses and the outstanding Kibble Palace glasshouse.
Elder Park A small park in Govan with open areas and some sculptures.
Glasgow Green The city`s oldest park.
Kelvingrove Park One of the city`s main parks and the site of the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.
Maxwell Park A small park in Pollokshields.

Kelvingrove Park in the West End. An artist painting a picture of Glasgow University.

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