Thursday, 11 March 2010

Botanic Gardens

Glasgow's marvellous Botanic Gardens are on Gt Western Rd in the west end (See Hillhead). They date from 1817. See

The Kibble Palace, erected in 1873

The glasshouses contain many rare plants

The Children's  Garden

Autumn colours

'The Bard in the Botanics' is a popular outdoor Shakespeare festival held every June./July. See

O Brave New World that has such people in it
There is a railway station under here

The Botanic Gardens is a popular starting or finishing point for festivals. see

The Gardens and the Palace are popular with wedding parties

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