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 Photographs of the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow:-

The Kibble Palace, Glasshouses, Flowerbeds, "Half Penny Bridge"


Kibble Palace in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow

Kibble Palace in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow

The Botanic Gardens
in the West End of Glasgow is a large public park with several glasshouses,
 the most notable of which is the Kibble Palace.

 The gardens were created in 1817 and were run by the Royal Botanic Institution of Glasgow.

The gardens have now been incorporated into the Parks and Gardens of the City of Glasgow.



Kibble Palace in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow

Kibble Palace in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow

The Kibble Palace is a 19th century cast iron framed glasshouse designed by John Kibble.




Kibble Palace in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow

Kibble Palace in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow





Flower beds and Glasshouses in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow

Flower beds and Glasshouses in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow





Main Glasshouse in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow

Main Glasshouse in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow



Flower Bed in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow

Flower Bed in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow


Coniferous plants in the Kibble Palace in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow

Coniferous plants in the Kibble Palace


Statue of "Eve" in the Kibble Pace in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow

Statue of "Eve" in the Kibble Pace



Kibble Palace in Glasgow

The Kibble Palace in the Botanic Gardens

This began as a conservatory at Coulport House on Loch Long in the 1860s
before being re-erected as a concert hall in Glasgow
 and then converted to a winter garden.






"Half-Penny" Bridge across River Kelvin into the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow

"Half-Penny" Bridge  across River Kelvin from Walkway into the Botanic Gardens

 Botanic Gardens Gallery Photo Gallery ::  Kelvin River Walkway Photo Gallery

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