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Kelvingrove Park

by Jemma Fletcher (follow)
Family activities at Kelvingrove Park.

If you've got an empty day ahead of you, but you don't want to lock the family into a airtight activity or day trip, we suggest popping to Kelvingrove Park for fresh air, to stretch the legs and maybe even enjoy a picnic or cafe lunch.

Kelvingrove Park is a public park located on the River Kelvin in the West End Glasgow, containing Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

Credit: Kelvin Grove Facebook page

Kelvingrove is one of the city's best loved historic parks, an enduring legacy of Victorian urban parks, which has a special place in the hearts and minds of the people of the West End.

There are a wide variety of facilities to suit kids and families, including:

3 children's play areas

3 cafes - Museum and Art Galleries, An Clachan Cafe and Eldon Street entrance

Riverside walk: A peaceful natural haven to spot wildlife

Orienteering course

Skateboard park

4 tennis courts

Stewart Memorial Fountain. Credit: Kelvin Grove Facebook page

There are also public toilet facilities available, and the park is open at all times.

Where: Kelvingrove Park, 6 Professors' Square, Glasgow G12 8QQ

For more information about Kelvingrove Park, see here.

Read our list of Glasgow Parks and Gardens

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