Top 10 Glasgow parks

1 Pollok Park:

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At 360 acres, it is Glasgow's biggest park and was gifted to the city by the Maxwell family.

2 Linn Park:

The second biggest and, like Pollok Park, the White Cart Water runs through it.

3 Glasgow Green:

Glasgow's oldest park, granted to the city in 1450 by King James ll.

4 Victoria Park:

The 50-acre park was named for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1886.

5 Tollcross Park:

In the East End, it is famous for its rose garden and Winter Gardens building.

6 Botanic Gardens:

Created in 1917, it is notable for glass-houses, especially its Kibble Palace.

7 Robroyston Park:

In the north of the city, it is designated as an urban nature reserve.

8 Dawsholm Park:

The River Kelvin runs through the park which was granted to the city in 1922 by Sir Archibald Campbell.

9 Springburn Park:

Springburn has one of the most stunning rockeries in Scotland.

10 Cathkin Braes Country Park:

The park will host the Commonwealth games mountain biking events.


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