The Glasgow Botanic Gardens are, compared to other botanical gardens in the world, not the biggest but include a rose garden and a well designed glasshouse, the Kibble Palace. Once you are in the garden, there is a tea room with some lovely food and of course a good selection of tea.
- City: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
- How to get there: The Glasgow Subway, opened in 1896, is the only underground metro system in Scotland and consists of just one circular line. Take the Subway from Buchanan Street Station to Kelvinbridge Street Station. Then it’s about a 30 minute walk along the River Kelvin towards the Botanic Gardens via Ha’Penny Footbridge.
- Tip: Walk along Byres Road towards Hillhead Station and take the Subway back to the city centre. There are some good local shops along Byres Road.
- Ticket: Best is to use an all day subway ticket.
- Transport information: Strathclyde Partnership for Transport