Glasgow City Council

Victoria Park

Victoria Park (20 hectares/50 acres) was originally acquired by the Burgh of Partick. The park was named for Queen Victoria's golden jubilee in 1887 and is considered to be Glasgow's prettiest park. The park boasts an extensive range of formal floral displays, carpet bedding and hollies.

Where is it?

What can I do there?

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

  • The Fossil Grove Museum.
  • Orienteering course.
  • Model yachting pond.
  • Children's play areas.
  • Bowling greens.
  • Tennis courts.
  • The park is a popular location for wedding photographs.
  • Public toilets:
    • At the West of the Boating Pond.
    • Bowling Pavilion.
    • Fossil Grove Museum (disabled access).

When is it open?

Victoria Park is open at all times. However specific facilities may be subject to opening times.

Fossil Grove will open between 1 April and 22 October 2017.

Opening hours will be Saturdays and Sundays only between 12:00 and 16:00 until Sunday 22 October 2017.

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