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Photographs of Victoria Park and the Fossil Grove in Glasgow



War Memorial in Victoria Park in Glasgow

War Memorial in Victoria Park in Glasgow

Victoria Park is set in the western side of Glasgow,
 adjacent to the districts of 
Scotstoun, Whiteinch, Jordanhill and Broomhill.
 The park was created and named for 
Queen Victoria's jubilee in 1886.


Victoria Park in Glasgow

Victoria Park in Glasgow

The park has a wide variety of facilities to suit all age groups.

  • orienteering course
  • model yachting pond
  • children's play areas
  • bowling greens
  • tennis courts

 

Nature Pond in Victoria Park in Glasgow

Pond in Victoria Park



Swans in Victoria Park in Glasgow

Swans in Victoria Park 





Footbridge in Victoria Park

 Footbridge in Victoria Park 






Pond in Victoria Park

Pond in Victoria Park




Blossom and Flower beds in Victoria Park

Blossom and Flower beds in Victoria Park






Pond in Victoria Park

Four-dial miniature lamp post clock, donated by William Gordon Oswald in 1888





Signpost in Victoria Park

Signpost in Victoria Park



Sign at entrance to the Fossil Grove in Victoria Park

Sign at entrance to the Fossil Grove in Victoria Park





Fossilised tree stumps in the Fossil Grove in Victoria Park

Fossilised tree stumps in the Fossil Grove in Victoria Park

Fossil Grove is a site of special scientific interest of national importance for the study of Carboniferous fossil plants.
 The site encompasses a cluster of eleven tree-like stumps in their growth position,
excavated from layers of sandstone and shale,
which formed 325 million years ago during the Carboniferous period.





Information board at the Fossil Grove in Victoria Park

 Information board at the Fossil Grove in Victoria Park

( Note: Click here or on above for large format copy )







Rock Quarry Garden in Victoria Park

Rock Quarry Garden in Victoria Park

This is one of the finest rock gardens in Europe



Gates to Victoria Park

The Jubilee Gates to Victoria Park

The Jubilee Gates were erected and funded by the 'Ladies of Partick' in 1887



Sandstone Building adjacent to Victoria Park

Sandstone Building adjacent to Victoria Park


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